I have been married to my high school sweetheart for 18 years. We have four children. I firmly believe that marriage should be between one man and one woman. A marriage between a man and a woman serves as the best environment for raising children. I strongly affirm the right of citizens to live their lives as they see fit, but state governments should not be forced to condone nontraditional marriages established in other states.
My family and I are Christians. Our faith is important to us and we work hard to abide by Christian principles. The skyrocketing numbers of single parent households are evidence that government social policies are undermining the fabric of family. I will work for smaller, less intrusive government to help restore America’s strong sense of family and community-based support systems.