OURAY UTAH GREEN RIVER

UINTAH REPUBLICAN PLATFORM

  1. We support the Constitution of the United States and the system of government provided by it.

 

  1. We appreciate the quality of our environment. Our air, water, and land are at the heart of our existence and must be protected through balanced management. We support reasonable laws and volunteer efforts to improve air and water quality. We continue to seek responsible solutions to controversies surrounding uses of our wilderness. We seek to preserve the environment while serving the best interests of our citizens.

 

  1. We believe in fiscal responsibility and favor a balanced budget at all levels of government. We support every positive responsible effort to reduce the public debt.

 

  1. We believe that all children should have access to quality education. Parents have the primary right and responsibility to educate their children, and we support their right to choose public, private or home education. We support incentives to promote competitive excellence. We encourage cooperative initiatives to help all Utahns become literate in English.

 

  1. We recognize the vital importance of water resources within the State of Utah and the Uintah Basin. We favor the continued development and reasonable conservation of our limited water resources.

 

  1. We recognize the importance of energy to our economy and national security and encourage the prudent development of our energy resources.

 

  1. We earnestly call for cooperation between all governmental entities within Uintah County including the various entities of the Ute Tribe. We encourage cooperation in all areas of planning and problem solving.

 

  1. We reaffirm our belief in the free enterprise system and acknowledge that this system has made a substantial contribution to the greatness of our nation, state and communities. We support efforts to eliminate unnecessary governmental interference with the natural forces of supply, demand and profit motive.

 

  1. We demand honesty, integrity, morality and accountability of our public officials. We will work to expose and stop corruption.

 

  1. We affirm our belief in the ability of individual citizens and local governments to solve their problems with a minimum of Federal or National governmental involvement and that no level of government should attempt to do for the people what the people can do for themselves.

 

  1. We support the individual constitutionally protected right of the people to keep and bear arms for security and defense of self, family, other’s property, or the state, as well as for other lawful purposes. We encourage personal responsibility for the care and use of firearms.

 

  1. We recognize that the strength and stability of the traditional family make it the core of our society. We affirm that parents have the primary responsibility to provide nurturing care for their children, and support efforts to strengthen the core values of the traditional family unit.

 

  1. We believe in the right to life for both the born and unborn. We strongly oppose abortion, except to preserve the life of the mother or in cases of rape or incest. We believe the unborn child has a fundamental right to life, which cannot be infringed. We believe all human life is sacred regardless of age or infirmity, and therefore we oppose abortion, euthanasia, assisted suicide and the public funding of any of these abhorrent practices.
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