Life Issues / Family Ethics Political Action Committee of Southwest Washington

Richard Rylander
2022 Clark County Council Candidate
District 5
Campaign Website  

Survey Response:

LifePac Questions 

  • Does a unique human life begins at conception?  Yes


  • Is taking the life of a pre-born child through abortion ever morally permissible?
    To save a mothers life


  • Do you believe that  the State has a compelling interest in protecting human life beginning at conception?  Yes


  • Will you promote/support parental involvement laws (with judicial override) for minors when seeking an abortion?  Yes


  • Will you appoint and confirm only library board candidates who oppose the inclusion of pornography in public libraries, and who oppose the use of libraries for Drag Queen Story Hours?  Yes


  • Will you support municipalities that diligently seek and maintain zoning ordinances, licensing procedures, permit requirements and operational regulations which serve to minimize the adverse secondary effects of Sexually Oriented Businesses?  Yes


  • Should Planned Parenthood be contracted with to make community presentations, provide literature, birth control chemicals or devices, and/or abortion services?  No


  • What is your position on the legal production, processing and sale of recreational marijuana in Washington State?
    Response: Studies show it has little to no value for pain relief. Studies show early use leads to brain damage and issues.


  • Do you agree that the federal Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, in keeping with the First Amendment free exercise clause, lawfully ensures fair treatment of faith based charitable work and is it good for our community?  Yes


  • What office (district and position) are you running for?
    Clark County Council District 5


  • Please state your qualifications for office such as professional, educational, family and community accomplishments.
    Response: Education – BS Marketing/Finance plus and MBA. Married 51 years; 4 children; 12 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Extensive volunteer efforts at Oregon Health Sciences University; WSU Mentor; former foster parents; extensive public government involvement. Helped start the NO on CSE in SWW. Testified against Drag Queen library events.



  • Post survey responses? Yes