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Sean Parnell

Background Info

Sean Parnell is a former combat veteran in Afghanistan, where he served for 2 years at the Afghan-Pakistan border. Parnell is also a New York Times best-selling author and motivational speaker. He is running for election to the US House of Representatives for Pennsylvania's 17th district.

Immigration

  • SUPPORTS THE 2017 MUSLIM BAN

  • OPPOSES AMNESTY FOR ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

  • SUPPORTS REPLACEMENT OF DACA PROGRAM WITH NEW IMMIGRATION LEGISLATION

  • OPPOSES THE EXISTENCE OF SANCTUARY CITIES 

  • SUPPORTS BORDER WALL PROPOSAL

Gun Control

  • OPPOSES BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR MOST GUN SALES

  • OPPOSES REPEALING THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION

Climate Change

  • OPPOSES EPA REGULATIONS ON GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

  • SUPPORTS OPENING THE ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE RESERVE TO OIL DRILLING

  • OPPOSES THE PASSAGE AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GREEN NEW DEAL

Healthcare

  • SUPPORTS THE REPEAL AND DISMANTLEMENT OF OBAMACARE

  • OPPOSES LIMITING THE COSTS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

  • OPPOSES SIGNIFICANTLY DECREASING FEDERAL FUNDING FOR MEDICAID

  • SUPPORTS COMPETITION BETWEEN INSURANCE COMPANIES TO DRIVE DOWN HEALTHCARE PRICES

Social Issues

  • OPPOSES SAME-SEX MARRIAGE AND LGBT RIGHTS

  • SUPPORTS BANNING ABORTIONS  AND SUPPORTS THE REPEAL OF ABORTION RIGHTS

  • OPPOSES ENDING QUALIFIED IMMUNITY OR DEFUNDING THE POLICE

Foreign Policy

  • SUPPORTS INCREASING MILITARY SPENDING IN ORDER TO SECURE AND DEFEND US INTERESTS

  • OPPOSES USING THE MILITARY TO GET INVOLVED IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES' WARS, AND INSTEAD USING THE ARMED FORCES SOLELY FOR PROTECTION OF AMERICA

Economy and Taxes

  • SUPPORTS SIGNIFICANTLY LOWERING FEDERAL INCOME TAXES, CORPORATE TAXES, AND CAPITAL GAINS TAX FOR THE TOP 1% OF EARNERS

  • SUPPORTS EXPANDING TAX CREDITS

  • SUPPORTS INCREASING TAX DEDUCTIONS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

  • OPPOSES EFFORTS TO BAN FRACKING INDUSTRY

  • SUPPORTS UNION STRIKES AND EFFORTS 

* Information compiled from a variety of sources including FiveThirtyEight, Congress.gov, Politico, New York Times, Washington Post, candidate websites, etc.

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