District Thirty Five

Western

1) MARRIAGE: Do you support or oppose legislation necessary to reverse the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which imposed same-sex marriage on all 50 states?
      D House Dave Freytag –
Comment Neither. I don’t think the State has a chance of reversing any Supreme Court decision – unnecessary Legislation
      D House Michael T Hanson –
      R House Blaine “Chip” Campbell – Support
      R House Lynne DiSanto – Support
      R Senate Terri L. Haverly – Support
      R Senate Tina Mulally – Support
Comment Marriage is between man, woman and their God and the government should not be involved.
2) ABORTION: Do you support or oppose the 1973 Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court abortion decision?
      D House Dave Freytag –
Comment Neither, I would not use abortion, but those who do should not be restricted to “back alley” Doctors.
      D House Michael T Hanson –
      R House Blaine “Chip” Campbell – Oppose
      R House Lynne DiSanto – Oppose
      R Senate Terri L. Haverly – Oppose
      R Senate Tina Mulally – Oppose
Comment This is a state issue.
3) PLANNED PARENTHOOD: Do you support or oppose giving tax dollars to Planned Parenthood?
      D House Dave Freytag – Support
Comment Planned Parenthood is a very helpful entity it is not strictly for abortions and at the very least it should not be demonized.
      D House Michael T Hanson –
      R House Blaine “Chip” Campbell – Oppose
      R House Lynne DiSanto – Oppose
      R Senate Terri L. Haverly – Oppose
      R Senate Tina Mulally – Oppose
4) RELIGIOUS LIBERTY: Do you support or oppose legislation to ensure government non-discrimination in matters of religious beliefs and moral convictions with regards to marriage, the sanctity of human life, or human sexuality?
      D House Dave Freytag –
Comment ?-Suggestive only
The government or any other entity should not be able to impose its view on anyone other than itself.
      D House Michael T Hanson –
      R House Blaine “Chip” Campbell – Support
      R House Lynne DiSanto – Support
      R Senate Terri L. Haverly – Support
      R Senate Tina Mulally – Support
Comment It is sad we are being forced to resort to legislation to protect our faith when our nation was founded on Judeo/Christion principles.
5) PROTECTED CLASSES: Do you support or oppose legislation that would include sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes that are protected from discrimination?
      D House Dave Freytag –
Comment This question is worded poorly and I can’t tell “yes” from “no”
      D House Michael T Hanson –
      R House Blaine “Chip” Campbell – Oppose
      R House Lynne DiSanto – Oppose
      R Senate Terri L. Haverly – Oppose
      R Senate Tina Mulally – Support
Comment I would reference the 14th ammendment of the US Constitution.
6) SD HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC TRANSGENDER POLICY:
Do you support or oppose legislation to void the South Dakota High School Activities Association’s transgender policy, which allows a student to play on a sanctioned sports team contrary to his or her biological sex?
      D House Dave Freytag – Oppose
Comment This legislation would be another Waste of Time – also cause more Harm than good.
      D House Michael T Hanson –
      R House Blaine “Chip” Campbell – Support
      R House Lynne DiSanto – Support
      R Senate Terri L. Haverly – Support
      R Senate Tina Mulally – Support
Comment Men and women are created differently physically and competing against each other is playing with a stacked deck especially if team rules are geared for certain sexes.
7) MEDICAID EXPANSION: Do you support or oppose Medicaid expansion in South Dakota?
      D House Dave Freytag – Support
Comment I would hope our Christian Philosophy makes this question a “no brainer.”
      D House Michael T Hanson –
      R House Blaine “Chip” Campbell – Oppose
      R House Lynne DiSanto – Oppose
      R Senate Terri L. Haverly –
Comment Generally I oppose expansion but I will need to look into this more if a proposal develops fully.
      R Senate Tina Mulally – Oppose
Comment The future cost to taxpayers of S.D. will be felt when the implementation is in full force.
8) EDUCATION: Do you support or oppose the national education standards and testing methodology often referred to as “Common Core”?
      D House Dave Freytag – Oppose
Comment I do not want “special interests” to have the right to teach our kids their version of certain subjects.
      D House Michael T Hanson –
      R House Blaine “Chip” Campbell – Oppose
      R House Lynne DiSanto – Oppose
      R Senate Terri L. Haverly – Oppose
      R Senate Tina Mulally – Oppose
Comment Education is a state issue.
9) VIDEO LOTTERY: Do you support or oppose the expansion of video lottery in South Dakota?
      D House Dave Freytag –
Comment Neither, Gambling should be only in certain places such as: The Capitol – Pierre, Deadwood, Reservations.
      D House Michael T Hanson –
      R House Blaine “Chip” Campbell – Oppose
      R House Lynne DiSanto – Oppose
      R Senate Terri L. Haverly – Oppose
      R Senate Tina Mulally – Oppose
Comment I have mixed feelings on this issue
10) PAYDAY LOANS: Do you support or oppose a maximum interest rate for payday loan companies?
      D House Dave Freytag –
Comment Neither, I do not support payday loans at all.
      D House Michael T Hanson –
      R House Blaine “Chip” Campbell – Support
      R House Lynne DiSanto – Support
Comment Must be reasonable, and not drive the payday loan business out.
      R Senate Terri L. Haverly – Support
      R Senate Tina Mulally –
Comment I would have to do more research on this issue.
11) GUN RIGHTS: Do you support or oppose legislation to allow concealed carry of firearms without a permit? This would not eliminate concealed carry permit availability required for reciprocity with other states
      D House Dave Freytag – Oppose
Comment We allready [sic] have a “well regulated militia.”
      D House Michael T Hanson –
      R House Blaine “Chip” Campbell – Support
Comment In theory the 2nd Amendment abrogates the need for such legislation.
      R House Lynne DiSanto – Support
      R Senate Terri L. Haverly – Oppose
      R Senate Tina Mulally – Support
Comment I support Constitutional carry.
12) MEDICAL MARIJUANA: Do you support or oppose legislation to allow the medical use of marijuana?
      D House Dave Freytag – Support
Comment especially if it would heal bigotry
      D House Michael T Hanson –
      R House Blaine “Chip” Campbell – Support
Comment Dangerous (potentially) legislation that Law Enforcement is sure to oppose. They view such legislation as the camel’s nose under the tent. Such legislation would need to be very specific and restrictive.
      R House Lynne DiSanto – Oppose
      R Senate Terri L. Haverly – Oppose
      R Senate Tina Mulally –
Comment I would consider de-criminalizing.
13) STUDENT PHYSICAL PRIVACY: Do you support or oppose legislation that would restrict access to restrooms and locker rooms in public schools according to the student’s biological sex?
      D House Dave Freytag –
Comment Neither; to even address this issue is embarrassing and is an outlayer that is given more gravity than it deserves.
      D House Michael T Hanson –
      R House Blaine “Chip” Campbell – Support
      R House Lynne DiSanto – Support
      R Senate Terri L. Haverly – Support
      R Senate Tina Mulally – Support
Comment Biological boys use boys bathroom/shower and boilogical girls use girls bathroom/shower.
14) TAXATION: Do you support or oppose legislation that would exempt taxation on food and/or clothing?
      D House Dave Freytag – Support
Comment Tax on food and clothing is a regressive tax.
      D House Michael T Hanson –
      R House Blaine “Chip” Campbell – Support
Comment The cry from Govt will be, we have to replace the tax, it is too bad. Govt only thinks in positive numbers.
      R House Lynne DiSanto – Support
      R Senate Terri L. Haverly – Oppose
      R Senate Tina Mulally – Support

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