CAMPAIGN ISSUES

“I will bring a strong, conservative backbone to Columbia – upholding the highest honor and integrity within our State House. For over thirty years I have served our God, our country and our community. I am running for South Carolina House of Representatives District 20 to give back to the state and her people who have given me so much.” –Bobby Davis

 

ECONOMIC PROSPERITY

I grew up watching my single mother persevere through long days working in textile mills. Having only received a seventh grade education, she sacrificed her own comfort and security to get me to college. Because of my mother’s sacrifices through my childhood, I went on to receive two bachelors and two masters degrees. District 20 is blessed with stories like my mother’s. I will fight for smart tax reform and freedom from government regulation to support our hard-working families and small businesses. Every South Carolinian deserves the opportunity to dream and succeed. Every South Carolinian deserves to live the true American Dream.

 

EDUCATION

The foundation of our community is held within the education of our youth. I was an educator for 30 years – 26 of those years within the South Carolina Public School system. I will fight for education reform. I will support our educators and bring more money into the classrooms to provide the best quality education to our children. We must provide choices for parents so they are empowered to make the best decision for their child. Above all, I will fight for the safety and security of our children and teachers. We must secure our schools with a School Resource Officer and provide safe transportation. A price tag should never be used for our children and teacher’s lives.

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

When our government fails its responsibility to provide vital resources to our state, we pay consequences at a higher rate. The General Assembly imposed a gas tax on us and I will fight to ensure our hard-earned dollars are not wasted and spent to FIX OUR ROADS! I will fight to eliminate wasteful spending and ensure that if our money is taken for taxes – it is used for nothing more than what we are taxed for.

 

SUPPORT FOR OUR VETERANS AND FIRST RESPONDERS

I thank God for the heroes I have met before retiring as Colonel during my thirty-year career in the United States Marine Corps. We owe our lives, liberty and gratitude to these men and women. Without fear of consequence, our veterans and first responders put their lives on the line every day. The cost they pay through battle scars, both seen and unseen, must be repaid. We owe our veterans and first responders the support and comfort of living tax-free through their disability and pension.

 

SECOND AMENDMENT

As a retired Colonel of the United States Marine Corps for 30 years, I raised my right hand and swore to uphold and defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic. I will continue to defend the 2nd Amendment against those that attempt to infringe on our fundamental right to own and bear arms.

 

FIRST AMENDMENT

Every citizen’s right to the First Amendment must be safeguarded – even when their position is not one that I believe. When we start taking away freedom from others, we take away the freedom from ourselves. Instead of limited speech, we must encourage fair and balanced dialogue.

 

RIGHT TO LIFE

My wife Kathy and I were unable to have our own children. It is the reason that while dedicating my life to our county, I also dedicated my life to the education and coaching like the children were my own. I will fight to protect the right to life, as I believe that every life begins at conception.