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Charles Aldrich is running for Iowa House District 56. Aldrich, a Libertarian, is running against Republican candidate Mark Thompson.

Here is House District 56:

  1. At what point of pregnancy should abortion no longer be an option? When the child takes their first breath. This is a medical procedure, which decision should be between a patient and doctor. In the Bible, book of Job 3:16 “unwanted children are not allowed to see the light of day.”
  2. Do you support allowing eminent domain to be used for a private, for-profit project? No.
  3. Do you support Education Savings Accounts for Iowa families? Yes
  4. Do you support legislation removing sexually explicit, pornographic materials from school libraries? Yes
  5. Do you support a bill requiring schools to communicate “preferred pronouns” of students to the their parents? Yes; parents need to be informed of their student’s activities.
  6. Would you support removing gender identity from the Iowa Civil Rights Code? Yes
  7. Would you support a bill banning “gender-affirming treatment” of minors in Iowa? Yes
  8. Would you support a bill allowing one legislative candidate to donate some of their campaign funds to another legislative candidate directly, which was outlawed in the 1990s? No; a donor gives money to a candidate, for that candidate to give the donation to another candidate is embezzlement.
  9. Do you support reforming the Governor’s Emergency Powers in Iowa? Yes; the Emergency Powers need a duration time, which is long enough to pass laws to deal with the Emergency.
  10. Do you support reforming and/or repealing Iowa’s “Certificate of Need” laws? Yes; repeal and let people or companies setup what is needed in communities.
  11. Do you support a Religious Freedom & Restoration Act for Iowans? Yes
  12. Do you support efforts to stop Big Tech censorship in Iowa? Yes
  13. In Iowa, the penalty is the same for kidnapping and raping a minor as it is for kidnapping, raping and murdering a minor. Would you support a bill allowing for the death penalty in cases where a minor is kidnapped, raped and murdered? No; I am not in favor of the death penalty, because governments can be corrupt and incompetent.
  14. Do you support mandatory E-Verify for Iowa businesses? No
  15. Do you support legislation prohibiting an employer from asking an employee for his or her COVID vaccination status? Yes
  16. Do you support legislation prohibiting discrimination based on COVID vaccination?  status? Yes
  17. Should minors be allowed to attend drag shows? No; drag shows have adult content and should only be attended by adults.
  18. Do you support allowing the sale of raw milk? Yes
  19. Would you support getting rid of no-excuse absentee voting? Yes

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