Government: Religion and Tougher Law Enforcement Essay

Submitted By walk2885
Words: 313
Pages: 2

October 13, 2013
Week 4

Perspectives on Political Beliefs

I consider myself to be a republican. It took me a long time to realize where I stood with this. Most people know what party they are but few know how strong their beliefs are. After looking at the republican side and comparing my views on the issues, which are: gun control, immigration, national language, capital punishment, and welfare reform; I found out that I am republican. Republicans believe in welfare reform that eliminates waste, fraud, and abuse; require work from those who are able to work; limit the time allowed on public assistance; and reduce the burden on the taxpayer. They also believe that all Americans have the God given right to be safe in their homes, on their streets, and in their communities. They believe in tougher law enforcement, with stiffer penalties, eliminating the loopholes in our justice system today, and finding judges who respect the law and its law-abiding people. I try to participate in every election locally and national since I am a registered voter. I have never joined a political group or participated in a political campaign. I feel it would be hard for me to do because I don’t like to discuss politics. I try to stay up to par with current events so I know what is going on in our county, city, state, and country. I was raised in a republican household and we all still share the same beliefs. I think it is important to