Cornerstone Family Council (The Idaho Voter Guide)

CORNERSTONE FAMILY COUNCIL, INC.
The Idaho Voter Guide
2010 Primary Election Questionnaire



Do you Support or Oppose the following Statements?

1. Abortion: Prohibiting abortions except to save the life of the mother.

Support

Abortion should be prosecuted as murder.

2. Choice in Education: Expanding parental choice through tax credits or vouchers to allow children to attend any public or private school of the parents’ choosing.

Support

All public schools should be transitioned to the private sector and all public funding for education should be eliminated.

3. Hate Crimes: Expanding hate crime statutes to provide homosexuals with enhanced protections.

Oppose

Hate crime legislation needs to be repealed. Criminal acts should be punished, not thoughts.

4. Public Preschools: Prohibiting public preschool programs to children under the age of 5 years except as mandated by federal law.

Support

Public preschools should not exist for any reason. All federal mandates on education should be nullified by the state.

5. Religious Liberty: Passing stronger legal protection for religious liberties and rights of conscience from coercive or intrusive government laws and actions.

Support

6. Physician-Assisted Suicide: Treating physician-assisted suicide as a criminal offense.

Support

Assisted suicide should be prosecuted as murder.

7. Balanced Budget: Requiring government spending to be cut, rather than taxes increased, in a budget shortfall.

Support

Spending should be cut until government returns to its proper role.

8. Marriage: Prohibiting the recognition or validation of “Civil Unions” or “Domestic Partnerships” between unmarried persons in Idaho.

Support

9. Health Care: Requiring federally mandated health insurance to be purchased by all individuals.

Oppose

The health insurance law should be nullified by the state.

10. Cloning: Treating the cloning of human embryos as a criminal offense.

Support

Intentionally destroying human embryos should be prosecuted as murder.

11. Stem Cell Research: Prohibiting embryonic stem cell research.

Support

Intentionally destroying human embryos should be prosecuted as murder.

12. Pornography: Requiring filters that block all obscene materials on computers operated by public schools or libraries.

Support

Public schools and libraries should be transitioned to the private sector. Until then, public decency laws apply.

13. Home Education: Permitting students taught at home to be free from state required registration or testing.

Support

Home education should be free from all regulation. Parents, not the state, have the responsibility to educate their children.

14. Immigration: Providing amnesty for illegal immigrants.

Oppose

Illegal immigrants should be deported.

15. Adoption: Giving preference to married couples over unmarried persons among applicants for adoptions.

Support

Only married couples should be allowed to adopt.

16. Abstinence-Based Sex Education: Giving priority to abstinence-based sex education over “safe sex” teaching in public schools.

Support

Sex education should not be taught at all in public schools.

17. Tax Policy: Funding budget shortfalls by increasing taxes on the wealthy.

Oppose

Taxes should be apportioned. I support a capitation tax based on the census, eliminating all other taxes.

18. Evolution: Requiring public schools to teach the science on both sides of the debate over the evolutionary theory.

Support