State of Louisiana Archives: on Abortion


Buddy Roemer: Tight limits on abortion are unconstitutionally restrictive

Some of Roemer's past positions might give evangelical voters pause. As governor, he vetoed three bills that imposed tight limits on abortion, calling them unconstitutionally restrictive. He also greatly expanded gambling in the state.

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Source: The Wall Street Journal, "Longshot from Louisiana" Mar 16, 2011

Jeff Landry: Life is a gift from God; encourage adoption

I am Pro-Life. I believe life is a gift from God. I support efforts to end all federal funding of abortion. We must ensure we permanently ban partial-birth abortion. We should encourage adoption, not abortion.
Source: 2010 House campaign website landryforlouisiana.com, "Issues" Nov 2, 2010

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