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Mike Beebe on Abortion
Democratic Governor: Click here for Mike Beebe on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

AR 2014: 2014 AR Senate debate


John Boozman on Abortion
Republican Representative (AR-3): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for John Boozman on other issues.
  • Opposes transporting minors across state lines for abortion. (Sep 2010)
  • Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Voted YES on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion. (Jan 2008)
  • Supports prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research. (Aug 2010)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
  • Declare preborn as persons under 14th amendment. (Feb 2009)
Mark Pryor on Abortion
Democratic Jr Senator (AR): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Mark Pryor on other issues.
  • Legal only for incest, rape, or maternal health. (Nov 2002)
  • 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 YES 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 YES on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life. (Mar 2003)
  • Rated 29% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 50% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)

House:


Tom Cotton on Abortion
Republican (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tom Cotton on other issues.
  • Re-establish a culture of life. (Nov 2012)
  • Oppose stem-cell research and human cloning. (Nov 2012)
  • I consider myself pro-life. (Sep 2012)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
Rick Crawford on Abortion
Republican (District 1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Rick Crawford on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Supports prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes federal abortion funding. (Aug 2010)
  • Ban abortions for sex selection or race selection. (Dec 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • Prohibiting forced abortions by UN Population Fund. (May 2011)
  • Opposes public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports parental notification for abortions. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes churches providing birth control. (Oct 2012)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
Tim Griffin on Abortion
Republican (District 2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tim Griffin on other issues.
  • Against abortion except for rape, incest, & maternal health. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Opposes federal abortion funding. (Aug 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • Prohibiting forced abortions by UN Population Fund. (May 2011)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
Steve Womack on Abortion
Republican (District 3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Womack on other issues.
  • Supports Hyde Amendment; limit public funds on abortion. (Mar 2010)
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • I consider myself pro-life. (Nov 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mike Ross on Abortion
Democratic Representative (AR-4): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Mike Ross 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 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)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Rated 10% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 64% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
Mike Huckabee on Abortion
Former GOP Governor (1996-2006); Pres. candidate (2008): Click here for 26 full quotes OR click here for Mike Huckabee on other issues.
  • In AR, instituted "Choose Life" license plates. (Nov 2008)
  • I am actively PRO-LIFE not just quietly pro-life. (Nov 2008)
  • Unborn Child Amendment: all legally possible to protect life. (Nov 2008)
  • Culture of life encompasses more3 than just abortion issue. (Nov 2008)
  • Pro-stem cell research but not embryonic stem cells. (Nov 2008)
  • No state-by-state decisions on moral issues like abortion. (Nov 2008)
  • Life question reflects nationís nature & equality of humans. (Feb 2008)
  • Will lead fight for constitutional ban on abortion. (Feb 2008)
  • Iím pro-life, but have no opinion on Justice OíConnor. (Jan 2008)
  • No states rights for moral issues like abortion. (Nov 2007)
  • No tax funding for organizations that promote abortion. (Sep 2007)
  • Led Arkansas to human life amendment in state constitution. (Sep 2007)
  • Consensus impossible: pro-choice world fundamentally differs. (Jun 2007)
  • Hate abortion but allow it is like hate slavery but allow it. (May 2007)
  • Certainly good day for America when Roe v. Wade is repealed. (May 2007)
  • Embryonic stem cell research creates life to end a life. (May 2007)
  • Pro-life includes improving life after birth. (Jan 2007)
  • Outlaw all abortions; err on the side of life. (Jan 2007)
  • Pro-life and pro-death penalty, & sees them as far different. (Jan 2007)
  • Even Americans who are pro-choice are pro-life. (Jan 2007)
  • Eliminate public funding for abortion organizations. (Nov 2002)
  • Supports womanís right-to-know legislation. (Jan 2001)
  • Pro-life, but respects choice as mandated law. (Jan 2001)
  • 50M abortions a year worldwide is bug business. (Jun 1998)
  • Abortions are legal but they're NOT safe. (Jun 1998)
  • By deciding abortion is OK, we're our own god. (Sep 1997)
Dale Bumpers on Abortion
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dale Bumpers on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
Tim Hutchinson on Abortion
Former Republican Sr Senator (until 2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tim Hutchinson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
David Pryor on Abortion
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for David Pryor on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Marion Berry on Abortion
Democratic Representative (AR-1): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Marion Berry 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 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)
  • 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 82% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
John Boozman on Abortion
Republican Representative (AR-3): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for John Boozman on other issues.
  • Opposes transporting minors across state lines for abortion. (Sep 2010)
  • Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Voted YES on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion. (Jan 2008)
  • Supports prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research. (Aug 2010)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
  • Declare preborn as persons under 14th amendment. (Feb 2009)
Jay Dickey on Abortion
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jay Dickey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
Tom Formicola on Abortion
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Tom Formicola on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Holt on Abortion
Republican challenger for Senate (AR): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jim Holt on other issues.
  • Abortion is not a woman's right. (Apr 2010)
  • Would not support any pro-choice judicial candidate. (Oct 2004)
  • End ALL abortion -- it is wholesale infanticide. (Sep 2004)
  • Will not confirm judges who uphold Roe v. Wade. (Jul 2004)
  • End all abortions except perhaps in cases of incest or rape. (Jul 2004)
  • Taxpayers should not have to pay for abortions. (Jul 2004)
  • Choose to save motherís life, not to kill babies. (Jul 2002)
Asa Hutchinson on Abortion
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Asa Hutchinson on other issues.
  • 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)
Rebekah Kennedy on Abortion
Green Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rebekah Kennedy on other issues.
  • Supports Roe v. Wade trimester system. (May 2008)
Blanche Lambert Lincoln on Abortion
Democratic Sr Senator (AR): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Blanche Lambert Lincoln on other issues.
  • Boozman's pro-life stance puts rapists over victims. (Sep 2010)
  • Take objective approach to judicial confirmation process. (Oct 2004)
  • 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 YES on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted NO on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
  • Recommended by EMILY's List of pro-choice women. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 50% by NARAL, indicating a mixed voting record on abortion. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand embryonic stem cell research. (Jun 2004)
  • Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Supports both federal abortion funding & judicial activism. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research. (Aug 2010)
Vic Snyder on Abortion
Democratic Representative (AR-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Vic Snyder 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 YES 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 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 YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 55% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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