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Gary Herbert on Abortion
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gary Herbert on other issues.
  • Don't criminalize woman seeking illegal forms of abortion. (Feb 2010)

Senate:

UT 2012: 2012 Utah Senate Debates


Orrin Hatch on Abortion
Republican Sr Senator (UT): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Orrin Hatch on other issues.
  • Benefit of saving lives outweighs destroying stem cells. (Nov 2010)
  • Both pro-life and pro-stem cell research. (Jul 2001)
  • Abortions cause a societal insensitivity to life. (Dec 1999)
  • No litmus tests: no one issue should define appointments. (Jul 1999)
  • Appoint conservative judges without litmus tests. (Jun 1999)
  • 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 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 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand embryonic stem cell research. (Jun 2004)
  • Rated 75% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
  • Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion. (Jan 2008)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
Mike Lee on Abortion
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Lee on other issues.
  • Return to states the power to protect unborn human life. (Jul 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)

House:


Rob Bishop on Abortion
Republican Representative (UT-1): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Rob Bishop on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Ban abortions for sex selection or race selection. (Dec 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • Congress shall protect life beginning with fertilization. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
  • Life and human rights begin at fertilization or cloning. (Jan 2013)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
  • Report on Medicaid payments to abortion providers. (Apr 2009)
  • Declare preborn as persons under 14th amendment. (Feb 2009)
Jim Matheson on Abortion
Democratic Representative (UT-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Jim Matheson 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 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)
  • Rated 30% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 55% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
Chris Stewart on Abortion
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Stewart on other issues.
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Rocky Anderson on Abortion
Justice Party challenger for President: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Rocky Anderson on other issues.
  • Contraceptive services comprehensively provided, and free. (Oct 2012)
  • Abortion is a woman's right. (Feb 2012)
  • Leave abortion decision to those most intimately involved. (May 1996)
Jon Huntsman on Abortion
Republican UT Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jon Huntsman on other issues.
  • Supports a right to life amendment. (Jun 2011)
  • No truce on abortion; don't trade life for economic life. (Jun 2011)
  • Make second-trimester abortions illegal. (Mar 2009)
Pete Ashdown on Abortion
Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Pete Ashdown on other issues.
  • Let states make abortion decisions. (Jun 2006)
  • Remove restrictions on stem cell research. (Jun 2006)
Jason Chaffetz on Abortion
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
  • All human life is sacred. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • Congress shall protect life beginning with fertilization. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • Report on Medicaid payments to abortion providers. (Apr 2009)
Scott Howell on Abortion
2000 Democratic Challenger for Senate (UT): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Scott Howell on other issues.
  • Abortion only for rape, incest, or maternal health. (Sep 2012)
  • Legal only for rape, incest, or maternal health. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports ďAbortion is a womanís rightĒ. (Oct 2000)
Dan Liljenquist on Abortion
Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Liljenquist on other issues.
  • Protect unborn children. (May 2012)
Jason Chaffetz on Abortion
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
  • All human life is sacred. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • Congress shall protect life beginning with fertilization. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • Report on Medicaid payments to abortion providers. (Apr 2009)
Mike Leavitt-Gov on Abortion
Former Republican Governor (1993-2003); Sec. HHS & EPA: Click here for Mike Leavitt-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Olene Walker on Abortion
Former Republican Governor (2003-2004): Click here for Olene Walker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Merrill Cook on Abortion
2010 Republican challenger (lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
Merrill Cook on Abortion
Former Republican (until 2001) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
Paul Van Dam on Abortion
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for Paul Van Dam on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Enid Waldholtz on Abortion
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Enid Waldholtz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Bennett on Abortion
Republican Jr Senator (UT): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Robert Bennett 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 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 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 75% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
Sam Granato on Abortion
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for Sam Granato on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Hansen on Abortion
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for James Hansen 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)
Chris Cannon on Abortion
Republican Representative (UT-3): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Chris Cannon on other issues.
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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