District 14

1) Do you support or oppose elected officials relying on their religious beliefs and values to guide their decisions for South Dakota?
R Senate David B. Zellmer
R Senate Larry P. Zikmund
D Senate Timothy Reed
Support R House Brad Lindwurm – I believe faith is a strong foundation for compassionate decisions.
D House Erin Healy
D House Mike Huber
R House Taylor Rehfeldt
Support R House Tom Holmes – My religious beliefs and values guide me in everything I do.
2) Do you support or oppose efforts to reduce the number of abortions in South Dakota?
R Senate David B. Zellmer
R Senate Larry P. Zikmund
D Senate Timothy Reed
Support R House Brad Lindwurm – I believe abortion is murder. It hurts women and destroys innocent lives.
D House Erin Healy
D House Mike Huber
R House Taylor Rehfeldt
Support R House Tom Holmes
3) Do you support or oppose the SD State Lottery spending money on advertising the Lottery?
R Senate David B. Zellmer
R Senate Larry P. Zikmund
D Senate Timothy Reed
Oppose R House Brad Lindwurm – I believe that promoting the lottery is not in the best interest of our citizens.
D House Erin Healy
D House Mike Huber
R House Taylor Rehfeldt
R House Tom Holmes – I have never played the lottery. At the same time I am not sure such legislation would be legal.
4) Do you support or oppose a reduction in post-incarceration restrictions with regard to employment?
R Senate David B. Zellmer
R Senate Larry P. Zikmund
D Senate Timothy Reed
Support R House Brad Lindwurm – I believe in giving incarcerated person (who have proven responsibility) a better opportunity for gainful employment.
D House Erin Healy
D House Mike Huber
R House Taylor Rehfeldt
R House Tom Holmes – It would depend upon the type of crime that was committed.
5) Do you support or oppose provisions that would allow a medical professional to assist another person in committing suicide?
R Senate David B. Zellmer
R Senate Larry P. Zikmund
D Senate Timothy Reed
Oppose R House Brad Lindwurm – I believe suicide is wrong and should never be supported.
D House Erin Healy
D House Mike Huber
R House Taylor Rehfeldt
Oppose R House Tom Holmes – I am opposed to assisted suicide.
6) Do you support or oppose requirements that personal and creative service businesses produce goods or services that may violate their conscience?
R Senate David B. Zellmer
R Senate Larry P. Zikmund
D Senate Timothy Reed
Oppose R House Brad Lindwurm – I believe no one should be forced to produce goods or services that violate their conscience.
D House Erin Healy
D House Mike Huber
R House Taylor Rehfeldt
Oppose R House Tom Holmes
7) Do you support or oppose expansion of low-income medical assistance (Medicaid) in South Dakota?
R Senate David B. Zellmer
R Senate Larry P. Zikmund
D Senate Timothy Reed
Oppose R House Brad Lindwurm – I believe in more private help and less government.
D House Erin Healy
D House Mike Huber
R House Taylor Rehfeldt
R House Tom Holmes – I would need to see the legislation and evaluate it on its merits.
8) Do you support or oppose legislation to increase parent choice in educational-choice options?
R Senate David B. Zellmer
R Senate Larry P. Zikmund
D Senate Timothy Reed
Support R House Brad Lindwurm – I believe more parental choice is always best when it comes to education of our children.
D House Erin Healy
D House Mike Huber
R House Taylor Rehfeldt
R House Tom Holmes – I believe in parental choice regarding educational options. However, that must be balanced against the needs of our K-12 system.
9) Do you support or oppose limitations on the use of cross-sex hormones and/or genital surgery for minor children who identify as contrary to their biological sex?
R Senate David B. Zellmer
R Senate Larry P. Zikmund
D Senate Timothy Reed
Support R House Brad Lindwurm – I believe interfering with a child’s biological sex is wrong.
D House Erin Healy
D House Mike Huber
R House Taylor Rehfeldt
R House Tom Holmes – I would need to see the legislation.
10) Do you support or oppose protections for speech and expression, if the speech or expression may be considered by some as highly offensive?
R Senate David B. Zellmer
R Senate Larry P. Zikmund
D Senate Timothy Reed
Support R House Brad Lindwurm – I believe in free speech. Everyone deserves to be heard and understood although healthy boundaries require respect.
D House Erin Healy
D House Mike Huber
R House Taylor Rehfeldt
R House Tom Holmes – Any speech that demeans or degrades another human being should not be tolerated.

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