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Mike Espy on Abortion

 

 


Anti-abortion but pro-choice

Q: Abortion: Mostly ban or mostly legal?

Mike Espy (D): Legal. "I'm anti-abortion, but I'm pro-choice." "Women should have the basic right to make their own decisions."

Cindy Hyde-Smith (R): Ban. "100% pro-life."

Chris McDaniel (R): Ban. Has authored repeated "legislation to protect the unborn." Voted to ban abortions after 15 weeks.

Q: Healthcare: Allow Planned Parenthood to receive public funds for non-abortion health services?

Mike Espy (D): Probable yes. Says will fight for women's rights & reproductive health care. including the availability of medical services.

Cindy Hyde-Smith (R): No. Opposes public funds going toward family planning services at healthcare organizations that also provide abortions.

Chris McDaniel (R): No. "Defund Planned Parenthood." Doesn't matter that their clinic doesn't offer abortion, because their money is fungible.

Source: 2018 CampusElect Guide on MS Senate Special Election , Oct 9, 2018

CC:Publicly fund abortions.

Espy supports the CC survey question on funding abortion

The Christian Coalition Voter Guide inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Public Funding of Abortions (Such as Govt. Health Benefits and Planned Parenthood)' Christian Coalition's self-description: "Christian Voter Guide is a clearing-house for traditional, pro-family voter guides. We do not create voter guides, nor do we interview or endorse candidates."

Source: Christian Coalition Surve 18CC-1b on Jul 1, 2018

CC:No parental notification for abortions by minors.

Espy opposes the CC survey question on parental notification

The Christian Coalition Voter Guide inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Parental Notification for Abortions by Minors ' Christian Coalition's self-description: "Christian Voter Guide is a clearing-house for traditional, pro-family voter guides. We do not create voter guides, nor do we interview or endorse candidates."

Source: Christian Coalition Surve 18CC-1c on Jul 1, 2018

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