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Paul LePage on Abortion
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Paul LePage on other issues.
  • Protect life in Maine; I'm one of 18 children. (Nov 2010)

Senate:

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Shenna Bellows on Abortion
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Shenna Bellows on other issues.
  • Leader in reproductive freedom. (Nov 2013)
Susan Collins on Abortion
Republican Jr Senator (ME): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Susan Collins on other issues.
  • Voted NO on restricting UN funding for population control policies. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on barring HHS grants to organizations that perform abortions. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted YES on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted NO on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
  • Rated 83% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand embryonic stem cell research. (Jun 2004)
  • Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)
Scott D`Amboise on Abortion
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott D`Amboise on other issues.
  • Supports sanctity of life. (Jan 2012)
Cynthia Dill on Abortion
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cynthia Dill on other issues.
  • I support a woman's right to reproductive freedom. (May 2012)
Olympia Snowe on Abortion
Republican Sr Senator (ME): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Olympia Snowe on other issues.
  • Voted NO on restricting UN funding for population control policies. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on barring HHS grants to organizations that perform abortions. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted YES on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted NO on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
  • Rated 83% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand embryonic stem cell research. (Jun 2004)
  • Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
  • Emergency contraception at all military health facilities. (Dec 2009)
Charlie Summers on Abortion
Secretary of State; Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Summers on other issues.
  • Must consider incest or rape. (Sep 2012)
  • Abortions should always be legal. (Nov 2008)
  • Funding for research on existing embryonic stem cell lines. (Nov 2008)

House:


Michael Michaud on Abortion
Democratic Representative (ME-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Michael Michaud on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Rated 10% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 36% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
  • Provide emergency contraception at military facilities. (Apr 2007)
Chellie Pingree on Abortion
Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Chellie Pingree on other issues.
  • Strongly pro-choice; fight for contraceptive equality. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Let military perform abortions in cases of rape or incest. (Jun 2011)
  • by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Aug 2012)
  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)
  • Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women. (Sep 2010)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Baldacci on Abortion
Democratic ME Governor; previously Rep. (ME-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Baldacci on other issues.
  • Voted NO on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
Matt Dunlap on Abortion
Democratic Senate Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Dunlap on other issues.
  • Abortions should always be legally available. (Nov 2002)
Angus King on Abortion
Independent Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Angus King on other issues.
  • Favors abortion rights; keep Planned Parenthood funding. (Apr 2012)
  • Favors abortion rights; opposes defunding Planned Parenthood. (Apr 2012)
Angus King on Abortion
Former Independent Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Angus King on other issues.
  • Favors abortion rights; keep Planned Parenthood funding. (Apr 2012)
  • Favors abortion rights; opposes defunding Planned Parenthood. (Apr 2012)
Tom Allen on Abortion
2008 Senate challenger; Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Tom Allen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand contraceptive services for low-income women. (May 2006)
  • Emergency contraception for rape victims at all hospitals. (Sep 2006)
  • Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Provide emergency contraception at military facilities. (Apr 2007)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
Tom Allen on Abortion
2008 Senate challenger; Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Tom Allen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand contraceptive services for low-income women. (May 2006)
  • Emergency contraception for rape victims at all hospitals. (Sep 2006)
  • Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Provide emergency contraception at military facilities. (Apr 2007)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
William Cohen on Abortion
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for William Cohen on other issues.
  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
Jim Longley on Abortion
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for Jim Longley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jean Hay Bright on Abortion
Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jean Hay Bright on other issues.
  • Right to decide is a constitutional & human right. (Apr 2006)
  • Abortion is a womanís right. (Dec 2005)
Eric Mehnert on Abortion
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Eric Mehnert on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chellie Pingree on Abortion
Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Chellie Pingree on other issues.
  • Strongly pro-choice; fight for contraceptive equality. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Let military perform abortions in cases of rape or incest. (Jun 2011)
  • by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Aug 2012)
  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)
  • Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women. (Sep 2010)
John Baldacci on Abortion
Democratic ME Governor; previously Rep. (ME-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Baldacci on other issues.
  • Voted NO on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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