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John Kitzhaber on Abortion
Democratic Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Kitzhaber on other issues.
  • Endorsed by NARAL and Planned Parenthood. (Aug 2010)
  • Abortions always legally available, & government funded. (Nov 1998)

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Jason Conger on Abortion
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jason Conger on other issues.
  • Strongly pro-life, but not a Senate priority. (Oct 2013)
Jeff Merkley on Abortion
Democratic Jr Senator (OR): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Merkley on other issues.
  • 100 percent ratings from NARAL and Planned Parenthood. (Jul 2008)
  • Led the fight to pass the Access to Birth Control Act. (Jul 2008)
  • Public funding for stem cell research. (Jun 2007)
  • Abortions should always be legally available. (Nov 1998)
  • Voted NO on restricting UN funding for population control policies. (Mar 2009)
  • Let military perform abortions in cases of rape or incest. (Jun 2011)
Ron Wyden on Abortion
Democratic Sr Senator (OR): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Ron Wyden 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 100% 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)
  • Supports both federal abortion funding & judicial activism. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research. (Aug 2010)
  • Require pharmacies to fulfill contraceptive prescriptions. (Jul 2011)
  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)

House:


Earl Blumenauer on Abortion
Democratic Representative (OR-3): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Earl Blumenauer 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 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)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)
Suzanne Bonamici on Abortion
Democrat (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Suzanne Bonamici on other issues.
  • Politicians should not be making health decisions for women. (Jan 2012)
Peter Defazio on Abortion
Democratic Representative (OR-4): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Peter Defazio 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 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 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)
  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)
Kurt Schrader on Abortion
Democrat (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kurt Schrader on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
Greg Walden on Abortion
Republican Representative (OR-2): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Greg Walden 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 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)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 30% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 60% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Ted Kulongoski on Abortion
Democratic OR Governor: Click here for Ted Kulongoski on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Wu on Abortion
Democratic Representative (OR-1): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for David Wu 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 NO 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 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)
  • Emergency contraception for rape victims at all hospitals. (Sep 2006)
  • 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)
Bill Bradbury on Abortion
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (OR): Click here for Bill Bradbury on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bruce Broussard on Abortion
Former Republican challenger (2004): Click here for Bruce Broussard on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Wes Cooley on Abortion
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Wes Cooley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Hatfield on Abortion
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Hatfield on other issues.
  • Pro-life; raised in a strongly religious family. (Nov 1998)
Al King on Abortion
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Al King on other issues.
  • No abortions except to prevent maternal death. (Aug 2004)
Bob Packwood on Abortion
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Packwood on other issues.
  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
Dave Brownlow on Abortion
Constitution Party Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dave Brownlow on other issues.
  • Life begins at conception. (Jun 2008)
  • Roe v. Wade is a usurpation of Constitutional authority. (Jun 2008)
  • Abortion is a holocaust. (Jun 2008)
John Frohnmayer on Abortion
Independent Challenger: Click here for John Frohnmayer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Elizabeth Furse on Abortion
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Elizabeth Furse on other issues.
  • Recommended by EMILY's List of pro-choice women. (Apr 2001)
  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
Darlene Hooley on Abortion
Democratic Representative (OR-5): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Darlene Hooley 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 partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Recommended by EMILY's List of pro-choice women. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
Jim Huffman on Abortion
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Huffman on other issues.
  • Pro-choice but Roe v. Wade was a bad decision. (Oct 2010)
  • Supports abortion rights, but no federal funding. (Oct 2010)
  • Pro-choice, but issue has corrupted politics. (Mar 2010)
Steve Novick on Abortion
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Steve Novick on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gordon Harold Smith on Abortion
Republican Jr Senator (OR): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Gordon Harold Smith on other issues.
  • Both pro-life and pro-stem cell research. (Jul 2001)
  • 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 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 NO on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
  • Rated 14% 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)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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