Gary Adkins

Key Facts

Party Republican
Status Challenger

Background

Adkins earned a Bachelor of Science in Resource Management and Business from Troy State University in 1982. Adkins is a former President/CEO of Applied Geospatial Solutions International, Inc. At the conclusion of his 20-year career in the United States Air Force, Gary and his wife, Ann, returned to Virginia and moved to Stafford County in 1990, where they reside today.

Key Issues

Government

Adkins believes in a limited government with more control at the local and state levels.

Gun Policy

Adkins believes that the government should not infringe on the right to bear arms. He is against any attempt to pass legislation that limits or bans ownership of weapons or ammunition.

Property Rights

Adkins supports due process and respect for individual property rights to eliminate government interference.

National Sovereignty

Adkins believes the U.S. is accountable only to citizens and owes no allegiance to any other nation or international organization such as the United Nations.

Border Security

Adkins supports a border security system that includes physical barriers; technological surveillance, detection, and response notifications; and human components to oversee and manage border crossings. He also advocates for the apprehension and detention of those who attempt to illegally enter without proper authorization.

Fiscal Policy

Adkins is against the current deficit budget of the U.S. and supports a change in spending habits and a balanced budget amendment.

Taxes

Adkins supports a reform of the existing U.S. federal tax code. He advocates for simplification of the current individual tax code, replacement of the progressive tax system by a flat rate tax, total elimination of the estate tax, and reduction of the current corporate income tax rate to a rate aggressively competitive with other nations.

Endorsements

American Policy Center

The Earnest Patriots

Sources

Gary Adkins for Congress
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