John does not support same-sex marriage and would support a constitutional amendment to preserve marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
He is an outspoken defender of the right to life, opposing abortion except in the rare case the mother's life is in danger. John also opposes federally funded embryonic stem research.
John sees gambling, especially internet gambling, as a destructive activity as well as a potential opportunity for criminal activity. He supports laws to tighten the regulation of internet gambling.