State of Hawaii Archives: on Abortion

Mazie Hirono: Endorsed by EMILY's List for pro-choice women

EMILY's List will endorse Rep. Mazie Hirono, putting its support behind the three-term Democrat early on in the competitive primary to succeed retiring Sen. Daniel Akaka. "Mazie Hirono has spent her career fighting for the people of Hawaii and we are excited to endorse her campaign for the United States Senate," EMILY's List President said.

EMILY's List, a Democratic, abortion-rights organization, has supported Hirono in her previous campaigns.

Source: Campaign website,, "Issues" Jun 28, 2011

Cynthia Thielen: No residency requirement for abortions; clinics ok

Bill Number: HB 1242 - A bill for an act relating to section 453-16, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Cynthia Thielen voted YES. Bill Passed House, 50 - 13. Synopsis:

Prohibits the State from denying or interfering with a female’s right to choose or obtain an abortion of a nonviable fetus or an abortion necessary to protect the female’s life or health. Repeals residency requirement for abortions. Permits abortions to be performed in clinics and physician’s offices.

Source: Hawaii State Legislature voting records Mar 7, 2006

Charles Djou: Waiting periods and notification OK; partial birth not OK

Source: 2000 Hawaii Legislative National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 2000

Brian Schatz: Abortions should be legally available, and funded

Source: Hawaii Legislative 1996 National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 1996

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