The Republican Party of Rock Island County is unwavering in its commitment to our principles. We honor the United States Constitution and believe that neither the executive, legislative nor judicial branches of government should diminish the rights enumerated therein. The cornerstone of our Constitutional Republic and of the Republican Party is stated in the Declaration of Independence:
We hold these truths to be self-evident: That all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.
From this doctrine flows our commitment to our core ideals of Freedom, Equality, Opportunity, Limited Government, Low Taxes, Strong National Security, and The Right to Life.
We embrace our Party’s proud legacy of supporting Civil Rights. From Abolition, to Reconstruction, to the Civil Rights Acts of 1875, 1957, 1960, and 1964, to today’s fights for Equal Opportunity, Education Reform, Religious Liberty, and safer neighborhoods, we trace a thread from the first Republican President, Abraham Lincoln, to the efforts of our Party today.
Where the other major party sows division and dependence, we will continue to sow Hope, Opportunity, and Independence that empowers every individual to achieve his or her God-given potential.
Let it be known that this is the Republican Party. We proudly reclaim our history so that we may advance the ideal of all freedoms for all people—regardless of race, color or creed into the future.
WE BELIEVE that we are all created equal. That we are endowed by our Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness as described in our Declaration of Independence.
WE BELIEVE the best way to preserve the peace, safety and protect our national interests abroad comes through a strong national defense, secure borders and a clearly communicated Foreign Policy against threat mob assessment.
WE BELIEVE that equal rights, equal fair justice, and equal opportunity belong to all regardless of age, creed, national origin, race, or sex.
WE BELIEVE that government is accountable for maintaining sound budget and a fiscally responsible economy. Fair equitable trade, personal properties, and rights are continually eroded when American citizens are oppressed by excessive taxation, inflation, government waste, and over-reach and regulation.
WE BELIEVE that the right of an American to achieve the best that is within them, while always respecting the rights of others. Encompassing Individual personal Freedoms, and Liberties.
"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction!!!!!
We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free. "