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Rick Noriega on Abortion

Democratic Senate Challenger


No limits on Roe vs. Wade

Q: Do you favor limits on Roe vs. Wade?

A: No. I fundamentally believe that a woman's right to choose is an issue that should remain as her personal decision. No judge, legislature or law should interfere in this deeply personal decision. My record in the Texas Legislature has earned me a 100% voting record with NARAL Pro-Choice Texas and Planned Parenthood. In our country the rule of law must apply, and Roe v. Wade is the law of the land.

Source: Democracy for Texas Questionnaire Response Mar 1, 2008

I stand with science; fund embryonic stem cell research

Q: Do you support federal funding for embryonic stem cell research?

A: Yes. I stand with science and our leading researchers and support funding governmental research institutions and grant programs to move us towards treatments and cures of the wide range of debilitating and fatal diseases.

Source: Democracy for Texas Questionnaire Response Mar 1, 2008

Other candidates on Abortion: Rick Noriega on other issues:
TX Gubernatorial:
Rick Perry
TX Senatorial:
John Cornyn
Kay Bailey Hutchison
Prof. Tom Davis


2008 Senate retirements:

Wayne Allard(R,CO)
Larry Craig(R,ID)
Pete Domenici(R,NM)
Chuck Hagel(R,NE)
Trent Lott(R,MS)
Craig Thomas(R,WY)
John Warner(R,VA)

Incoming Obama Administration:

Pres.Barack Obama
V.P.Joe Biden
State:Hillary Clinton
HHS:Tom Daschle
Staff:Rahm Emanuel
DHS:Janet Napolitano
DOC:Bill Richardson
DoD:Robert Gates
A.G.:Eric Holder
Treas.:Tim Geithner
Winners of 2008 Senate Races:
( * if new to the Senate)
AK:*Begich over Stevens
AL:Sessions
AR:Pryor
CO:*Udall
DE:Biden and Kaufman
GA:Chambliss v.Martin (Dec. 2 runoff)
IA:Harkin
ID:*Risch
IL:Durbin
KS:Roberts
KY:McConnell
LA:Landrieu
MA:Kerry
ME:Collins
MI:Levin
MN:Coleman v.Franken (recounting as of Dec.1)
MS4:Wicker
MS6:Cochran
MT:Baucus
NC:*Hagan over Dole
NE:*Johanns
NH:*Shaheen over Sununu
NJ:Lautenberg
NM:*Udall
OK:Inhofe
OR:*Merkley over Smith
RI:Reed
SC:Graham
SD:Johnson
TN:Alexander
TX:Cornyn
VA:*Warner
WV:Rockefeller
WY4:Barrasso
WY6:Enzi
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Page last updated: Dec 03, 2008