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Maggie Hassan on Abortion
Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Maggie Hassan on other issues.
  • Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women. (Aug 2012)

Senate:

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Kelly Ayotte on Abortion
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Kelly Ayotte on other issues.
  • Pro-life important for Supreme Court nominee, but not litmus. (Jun 2010)
  • Pro-life, with exceptions for rape, incest, and emergency. (Aug 2009)
  • Opposes both federal abortion funding & judicial activism. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research. (Aug 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
Scott Brown on Abortion
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Scott Brown on other issues.
  • I'm pro-choice but anti-Elena Kagan. (Sep 2012)
  • Birth control ok, but don't force churches to provide it. (Sep 2012)
  • I'm a moderate pro-choice Republican & always have been. (Sep 2012)
  • 2005: Conscience-based opt out of post-rape contraception. (Jan 2010)
  • Provide info about emergency contraception to rape victims. (Jan 2010)
  • Support legalized abortion, but not partial-birth abortion. (Jan 2010)
  • Supported by right-to-life groups for stem cell stance. (Jan 2010)
  • Authored bill for 24-hour waiting period for abortion. (Jan 2010)
  • Abortions should always be legally available. (Nov 2002)
Andy Martin on Abortion
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Andy Martin on other issues.
  • Strongly opposed to abortion. (Nov 2012)
Jim Rubens on Abortion
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Jim Rubens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeanne Shaheen on Abortion
Democrat Sr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jeanne Shaheen on other issues.
  • Invest in emerging industries like stem cell research. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting UN funding for population control policies. (Mar 2009)
  • Recommended by EMILY's List of pro-choice women. (Apr 2001)
  • Let military perform abortions in cases of rape or incest. (Jun 2011)
Karen Testerman on Abortion
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Karen Testerman on other issues.
  • No taxpayer dollars to terminate human life in the womb. (Dec 2013)

House:


Annie Kuster on Abortion
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Annie Kuster on other issues.
  • Abortion is a personal and private decision. (Feb 2012)
  • Supports public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports churches providing birth control. (Oct 2012)
  • I consider myself pro-choice. (Sep 2012)
  • Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women. (Aug 2012)
Carol Shea-Porter on Abortion
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Carol Shea-Porter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Supports public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes banning embryonic stem cell research. (Oct 2012)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
  • Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women. (Sep 2010)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Lynch on Abortion
Democratic NH Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Lynch on other issues.
  • Emergency contraception without a prescription. (Nov 2010)
  • Access to emergency contraception without a prescription. (Nov 2006)
Jeanne Shaheen on Abortion
Democrat Sr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jeanne Shaheen on other issues.
  • Invest in emerging industries like stem cell research. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting UN funding for population control policies. (Mar 2009)
  • Recommended by EMILY's List of pro-choice women. (Apr 2001)
  • Let military perform abortions in cases of rape or incest. (Jun 2011)
Charlie Bass on Abortion
Republican Representative (NH-2): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Bass on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • 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 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 YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 30% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supports federal abortion funding. (Aug 2010)
Craig Benson on Abortion
Former Republican Governor (2003-2004): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Craig Benson on other issues.
  • Pro-life, pro-parental consent, anti-partial birth abortion. (Sep 2002)
Mark Fernald on Abortion
Former Democratic Governor (until 1996): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mark Fernald on other issues.
  • No waiting periods nor limits on particular procedures. (Sep 2002)
  • Pro-choice; contraceptives for all women, including students. (Sep 2002)
Burt Cohen on Abortion
2004 former Democratic challenger; state Senator: Click here for Burt Cohen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Doris Haddock on Abortion
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Doris Haddock on other issues.
  • Supports a womanís reproductive rights. (Aug 2004)
Bill Zeliff on Abortion
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for Bill Zeliff on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Alciere on Abortion
2010 GOP challenger (lost primary); formerly State Rep: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Alciere on other issues.
  • Abortion is not a woman's right. (Mar 2010)
Jim Bender on Abortion
2010 Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Bender on other issues.
  • Let states decide; no federal funding. (Aug 2010)
Ken Blevens on Abortion
Libertarian challenger: Click here for Ken Blevens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeb Bradley on Abortion
Republican (District 1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jeb Bradley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted YES 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 30% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Emergency contraception for rape victims at all hospitals. (Sep 2006)
Judd Gregg on Abortion
Republican Sr Senator (NH): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Judd Gregg on other issues.
  • Voted YES on restricting UN funding for population control policies. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 75% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
Paul Hodes on Abortion
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Paul Hodes on other issues.
  • Protect a womanís right to choose. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Opposes prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research. (Aug 2010)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)
Paul Hodes on Abortion
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Paul Hodes on other issues.
  • Protect a womanís right to choose. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Opposes prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research. (Aug 2010)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)
John Sununu on Abortion
Republican Senator; previously Representative (NH-1): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for John Sununu on other issues.
  • Voted YES on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on barring HHS grants to organizations that perform abortions. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO 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 YES on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance. (Dec 2006)
John Sununu on Abortion
Republican Senator; previously Representative (NH-1): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for John Sununu on other issues.
  • Voted YES on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on barring HHS grants to organizations that perform abortions. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO 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 YES on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance. (Dec 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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