Last night the voters of the Third District had a chance to see two distinct visions for our country. We had a good, civil debate and I’d like to thank WYFF and the League of Women Voters for giving us the chance to get our message out on live television.
After last night, one thing was made unmistakably clear. There are major policy differences between myself and my Democrat opponent. Here’s a summary of some of the major issue differences that came up yesterday.
Role of Government:
I believe the role of government should be limited and scaled back to reflect the intent of our founding fathers.
My Democrat opponent believes big and intrusive government is a good thing, and that we should embrace a greater governmental role in our daily lives.
I believe in the right to keep and bear arms, and for my support of the 2nd Amendment the NRA and Gun Owners of America have endorsed my candidacy.
My opponent supports restricting the 2nd Amendment, and attacked my concealed weapons permit proposal but didn’t even know enough about the issue to know South Carolina’s age requirement for a permit until I corrected her.
I believe that the failed ObamaCare legislation should be repealed and replaced with free market based solutions.
My opponent believes that it’s the government’s role to be in charge of heath care, and does not support repeal. read more »