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I am a strong supporter of the 2nd Amendment, private gun ownership, and enforcing existing laws.


One of the ways to reduce the inflationary effect of government backed student loans on rising college costs is to phase the government out of student lending, leaving it to the private sector, such as banks.


School choice is about a fundamental right for parents to have access to an educational environment that serves their children best. I believe taxpayer dollars should fund all educational options. Rhode Island parents, and parents across America, should have a wide range of high-quality schools to choose, like traditional public schools, charter schools, private and religious schools, or virtual learning online. I support the Education Freedom Scholarships and Opportunity Act in Congress.

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As the future U.S. Senator, I don’t advocate free tuition which only shifts the burden of cost to taxpayers who are forced to comply. I do believe that free market forces without government intervention, such as government backed student loans, will force colleges and universities to align their pricing and affordability to the ability of students and families to pay.

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Allen Waters signed a pledge with the Americans for Fair Taxation ( to support The Fair Tax Act in Congress: Replace the federal income tax with a national sales tax and close the Internal Revenue Service.


There are few things more shameful in America than the sorry state of Veterans Affairs from the waste, fraud and abuse, to the seemingly never ending news of poor treatment of the men and women who have served us in the Armed Forces. America belongs to the people, and it is time for our elected politicians in Congress to do the business of the people and clean up the swamp of poorly managed government departments like VA.

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