The Virginia Republican Creed
This is the definition of what it means to be a Republican in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As long as you're OK with this, you're a Republican - even if you don't know it yet.
That the free enterprise system is the most productive supplier of human needs and economic justice
That all individuals are entitled to equal rights, justice, and opportunites and should assume their responsibilities as citizens in a free society
That fiscal responsibility and budgetary restraints must be excercised at all levels of government
That the Federal Government must preserve individual liberty by observing Constitutional limitations
That peace is best preserved through a strong national defense
That faith in God, as recognized by our Founding Fathers is essential to the moral fiber of the Nation
For the history of the Virginia Republican Creed, you can read more at the Republican Party of Virginia.