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Sean Parnell on Abortion
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sean Parnell on other issues.
  • Vetoes child healthcare legislation that has abortion funds. (Jun 2011)

Senate:

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Mark Begich on Abortion
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mark Begich on other issues.
  • No new regulations on women's access to medical care. (Sep 2013)
  • Accepts contributions from abortion-rights group NARAL. (Jul 2008)
  • Mayor’s Charity Ball donated $25K to Planned Parenthood. (Dec 2003)
  • Voted NO on restricting UN funding for population control policies. (Mar 2009)
  • Let military perform abortions in cases of rape or incest. (Jun 2011)
Joe Miller on Abortion
Challenger and previous Republican Nominee: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Joe Miller on other issues.
  • No federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. (Sep 2010)
  • Unequivocally pro-life from moment of conception. (Aug 2010)
  • No destruction of living human embryos for medical research. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes both federal abortion funding & judicial activism. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research. (Aug 2010)
Lisa Murkowski on Abortion
Independent Sr Senator (AK): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Lisa Murkowski on other issues.
  • Voted YES on restricting UN funding for population control policies. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES 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 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)
  • Rated 14% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 50% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
  • Opposes prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports federal abortion funding. (Aug 2010)
Dan Sullivan on Abortion
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Sullivan on other issues.
  • Notify parents when their kids have abortions. (Dec 2013)
Mead Treadwell on Abortion
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mead Treadwell on other issues.
  • I am pro-life; I am pro-family. (Feb 2012)
  • Support parental notification for minors getting abortions. (Feb 2012)

House:


Don Young on Abortion
Republican Representative (AK-At-Large): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Don Young on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 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 mother’s life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 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 80% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Frank Murkowski on Abortion
Republican AK Governor; previously Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Frank Murkowski on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
Tony Knowles on Abortion
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tony Knowles on other issues.
  • Support woman’s decision in cases of rape. (Nov 2006)
  • Abortion is “absolutely” a privacy issue. (Aug 2006)
  • Pro-Choice and Pro-Family. (Jun 2004)
  • Supports stem cell research. (Jun 2004)
  • Right to choose & other freedoms are under attack. (Jan 2004)
Sarah Palin on Abortion
Republican Governor (AK); 2008 nominee for Vice President: Click here for 26 full quotes OR click here for Sarah Palin on other issues.
  • Pushed to ban 2nd trimester abortion at Wasilla's hospital. (Sep 2011)
  • Down syndrome child makes her saint of antiabortion movement. (Sep 2011)
  • New feminism: pro-woman, pro-life sisterhood. (Nov 2010)
  • Supreme Court oath: impartially apply Constitution. (Nov 2010)
  • Supported 1990s TV ad: "Life: What a Beautiful Choice". (Nov 2010)
  • Stricter than McCain on abortion rules & stem-cell research. (Jan 2010)
  • Daughter Piper is poster girl for Alaska Right-to-Life. (Nov 2009)
  • Choose life even in case of rape or teenage pregnancy. (Nov 2009)
  • Protect our daughters with parental notification law. (Nov 2009)
  • Fleetingly considered abortion at 43; understands sentiment. (Nov 2009)
  • Chose judges who were strict Constitutional constructionists. (Nov 2009)
  • Use my daughter Bristol as a teaching tool for others. (Oct 2008)
  • Constitution does offer an inherent right to privacy. (Oct 2008)
  • Abortion should be states’ issue, not federal mandate. (Oct 2008)
  • While mayor, Wasilla charged rape victims for rape kits. (Sep 2008)
  • Rejected sympathy for Down’s Syndrome son, as gift from God. (Aug 2008)
  • Opposes embryonic stem cell research. (Aug 2008)
  • Every baby is created with a future and potential. (Aug 2008)
  • Safe Haven bill: allow surrendering newborns without penalty. (Feb 2008)
  • Adoption is best plan for permanency for foster care kids. (Oct 2007)
  • Pro-life. (Nov 2006)
  • Choose life, even if her own daughter were raped. (Nov 2006)
  • If Roe v. Wade got overturned, let people decide what’s next. (Oct 2006)
  • Opposes use of public funds for abortions. (Oct 2006)
  • Pro-contraception, pro-woman, pro-life. (Aug 2006)
  • Only exception for abortion is if mother’s life would end. (Jul 2006)
Jim Sykes on Abortion
2004 former Green challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Sykes on other issues.
  • Decision must ultimately be made by a woman. (Jul 2002)
Frank Vondersaar on Abortion
Democrat Challenger (2002; and lost 2010 primary): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Frank Vondersaar on other issues.
  • Abortion is a woman's right. (May 2010)
  • Expand women's choice. (Oct 2002)
Dave Cuddy on Abortion
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dave Cuddy on other issues.
  • Opposes abortion except for incest, rape, or maternal life. (Apr 2008)
Scott McAdams on Abortion
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott McAdams on other issues.
  • Right to choose what to do with you own body. (Jun 2010)
Frank Murkowski on Abortion
Republican AK Governor; previously Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Frank Murkowski on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
Rick Sikma on Abortion
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rick Sikma on other issues.
  • Inalienable rights exist for unborn, same as for living. (Jun 2008)
  • Inalienable rights exist for the unborn, from conception. (May 2008)
Ted Stevens on Abortion
Republican Sr Senator (AK): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Ted Stevens 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 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 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 maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
  • Rated 21% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand embryonic stem cell research. (Jun 2004)
  • Rated 50% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
Vic Vickers on Abortion
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Vic Vickers on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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