AMAC takes the following positions:
AMAC strongly feels that American citizens are excessively taxed. There should be a reduction in income tax rates for all wage earners. Likewise, corporations are over taxed. When a corporation is taxed they simply increase the cost of their product or service and the people wind up paying for the tax when the price is increased.
Growth in Government
AMAC favors a reduction in the number of Federal departments and employees. Our government has grown at the Federal, State and local levels. In Washington we now have twice as many Departments as we had 100 years ago. As government grows and each year more laws are passed, the individual citizen slowly has their rights taken away.
Balanced Budget & the National Debt
The annual budget has gone out of control. The President and the congress have lost sight of their responsibilities. If we do not manage our fiscal and financial condition our nation is put in serious jeopardy. By continuing to borrow we are putting a huge burden on our children and grandchildren.
AMAC believes it is a serious mistake to have the Federal government interfere and dictate how medical care is provided in this country. The present system of State regulations and free enterprise has proven satisfactory for over 85% of our citizens. A simple change in state regulations can solve most of the problems with people being covered. Medicare should continue as-is with minor improvements, and more competition should be encouraged.
AMAC is pro-life. We are against abortion in principle and feel it is improper to allow government funding of abortions, except to save the life of the mother.
Amac believes in sensible Immigration Reform. We don’t believe in racial profiling or the harassment of legal immigrants. Amac is for legal immigration. There is plenty of room in America for those who go through the proper legal process, work, pay taxes, pay social security, are willing to learn the English language, and are responsible for their own well-being, just as all Americans are.
Second Amendment- the right to bear arms
We believe that the Second Amendment, which states, “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed”, is an integral part of our freedom.
AMAC supports the Constitution of the United States of America and our Bill of Rights, including the Second Amendment. Exercising the right to keep and bear arms demands the utmost responsibility, but we believe the Second Amendment guarantees our inalienable right to keep and bear arms. We urge all gun owners and users to be safe and responsible. Of course, firearms should only be obtained and used legally. We believe that all gun owners and users should attend courses led by certified instructors to learn the safe and proper use of firearms.
Fair Tax and Flat Tax
While AMAC has not taken an official stance on HR25/S13 or HR1040, we feel the American public should be aware of both options. AMAC believes the current system of American taxation, and the onerous burden of the IRS, should be replaced with a sensible, simple, cost effective method.