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Greg Abbott on Abortion
Republican Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Greg Abbott on other issues.
  • Ensure every child is spared from ravages of abortion. (Feb 2021)
  • Abortions unnecessary except for woman's life or health. (Mar 2020)
  • Protect unborn children and promote a culture of life. (Jan 2017)
  • Favors restrictions of judicial bypass for minor's abortion. (Jun 2015)
George P. Bush on Abortion
Republican Texas Land Commissioner: Click here for the full quote OR click here for George P. Bush on other issues.
  • At anti-abortion rally: "I'm pro-life". (Feb 2015)
David Dewhurst on Abortion
Republican Lt. Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for David Dewhurst on other issues.
  • Pushed the sonogram bill with pro-life advocates. (May 2012)
  • Proud of defunding Planned Parenthood. (May 2012)
  • Require women seeking abortions to view a sonogram. (Mar 2012)
Kathie Glass on Abortion
Libertarian candidate for Texas Governor: Click here for Kathie Glass on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Beto O`Rourke on Abortion
Democratic candidate for President; Texas Senator nominee: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Beto O`Rourke on other issues.
  • VA must cover full spectrum of women's reproductive care. (Jun 2019)
  • Repeal Hyde Amendment; work to secure women's rights. (Jun 2019)
  • Repeal Hyde Amendment; will lead pro-choice administration. (Jun 2019)
  • Abortions up until third trimester are woman's choice. (Mar 2019)
  • Oppose limiting abortions to under 20 weeks of pregnancy. (Mar 2019)
  • Trust women to make their own decisions. (Oct 2018)
  • I consider myself pro-choice. (Sep 2012)
  • Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services. (Dec 2013)
  • Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions. (Feb 2015)
  • Rated Funding abortion avoids discrimination against poor women. (Jan 2015)
  • Rated Constitutional right to terminate pregnancy for health. (May 2015)
  • CC:Publicly fund abortions. (Jul 2018)
Annise Parker on Abortion
Mayor of Houston: Click here for Annise Parker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Rawlings on Abortion
Mayor of Dallas: Click here for Mike Rawlings on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lupe Valdez on Abortion
Democratic candidate for governor of Texas: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lupe Valdez on other issues.
  • Endorsed by Planned Parenthood. (May 2018)
Andrew White on Abortion
Democratic candidate for Texas Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Andrew White on other issues.
  • Firm proponent of women's right to make her own decisions. (Feb 2018)

Senate:

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David Alameel on Abortion
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Alameel on other issues.
  • Always fight to protect Roe v. Wade. (May 2014)
John Cornyn on Abortion
Republican Jr Senator (TX): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for John Cornyn on other issues.
  • Endorsed by Texas Right to Life. (Dec 2013)
  • 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 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)
  • 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)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2020)
  • Anti-Planned Parenthood, according to CC survey. (Sep 2020)
Ted Cruz on Abortion
Republican Texas Senator: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ted Cruz on other issues.
  • No exceptions for rape or incest; de-fund Planned Parenthood. (Oct 2018)
  • Planned Parenthood sells body parts of unborn human beings. (Sep 2015)
  • Allow vote to end Planned Parenthood's funding. (Aug 2015)
  • Prosecute Planned Parenthood for criminal violations. (Aug 2015)
  • Ban taxpayer funding of abortion & partial birth abortion. (Mar 2015)
  • Companies can deny insuring birth control. (Apr 2012)
  • Protect innocent human life with partial-birth ban. (Jul 2011)
  • Opposes public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes churches providing birth control. (Oct 2012)
  • Voted YES to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2020)
MJ Hegar on Abortion
Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for MJ Hegar on other issues.
  • NARAL endorsement: proud to fight for reproductive rights. (May 2020)
  • Politicians shouldn't legislate a woman's intimate decisions. (Jan 2020)
  • Pro-Planned Parenthood, according to CC survey. (Sep 2020)
Sema Hernandez on Abortion
Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sema Hernandez on other issues.
  • Support Supreme Court nominees who will uphold Roe v. Wade. (Jan 2020)
Beto O`Rourke on Abortion
Democratic candidate for President; Texas Senator nominee: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Beto O`Rourke on other issues.
  • VA must cover full spectrum of women's reproductive care. (Jun 2019)
  • Repeal Hyde Amendment; work to secure women's rights. (Jun 2019)
  • Repeal Hyde Amendment; will lead pro-choice administration. (Jun 2019)
  • Abortions up until third trimester are woman's choice. (Mar 2019)
  • Oppose limiting abortions to under 20 weeks of pregnancy. (Mar 2019)
  • Trust women to make their own decisions. (Oct 2018)
  • I consider myself pro-choice. (Sep 2012)
  • Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services. (Dec 2013)
  • Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions. (Feb 2015)
  • Rated Funding abortion avoids discrimination against poor women. (Jan 2015)
  • Rated Constitutional right to terminate pregnancy for health. (May 2015)
  • CC:Publicly fund abortions. (Jul 2018)
Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez on Abortion
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez on other issues.
  • Women, not politicians, should decide reproductive rights. (Dec 2019)
Emily Sanchez on Abortion
Green Party Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Emily Sanchez on other issues.
  • Supports abortion as a woman's right. (Sep 2014)
Royce West on Abortion
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Royce West on other issues.
  • A woman has the right to make decisions about her body. (Dec 2019)
  • Pro-choice, but voted for parental consent. (Jul 2019)
  • Opposes restrictions of judicial bypass for minor's abortion. (May 2015)

House:


Colin Allred on Abortion
Democrat (District 32): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Colin Allred on other issues.
  • CC:Publicly fund abortions. (Jul 2018)
  • CC:No parental notification for abortions by minors. (Jul 2018)
  • Pro-choice, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Jodey Arrington on Abortion
Republican (District 19): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jodey Arrington on other issues.
  • Unborn children have the constitutional right to life. (Nov 2016)
  • All human life is a gift from God and begins at conception. (Nov 2016)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (May 2017)
  • Supports human life begins at conception. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports defunding Planned Parenthood federally & locally. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports pro-life legislation. (Nov 2016)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
Brian Babin on Abortion
Republican House Member (District 36): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Brian Babin on other issues.
  • Human life begins at conception. (Sep 2014)
  • Steadfast defender of the unborn. (Aug 2014)
  • Ban abortions for sex selection or race selection. (Jan 2017)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (Jan 2017)
  • Opposes abortion rights, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes abortion rights, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Feb 2015)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2020)
Joe Linus Barton on Abortion
Republican Representative (TX-6): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Joe Linus Barton 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 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 70% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
  • 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)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Jan 2017)
Kevin Brady on Abortion
Republican Representative (TX-8): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Brady 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 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)
  • 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)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
  • Sponsored prohibiting abortion information at school health centers. (Mar 2013)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Feb 2015)
  • Permanently protect life and conscience. (Jun 2016)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
  • Report on Medicaid payments to abortion providers. (Apr 2009)
Michael Burgess on Abortion
Republican Representative (TX-26): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Michael Burgess on other issues.
  • Constitution already guarantees right to life. (Jun 2003)
  • 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)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Dec 2017)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
Quico Canseco on Abortion
Republican (District 23): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Quico Canseco on other issues.
  • Life begins at conception. (Nov 2010)
  • 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)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
John Carter on Abortion
Republican Representative (TX-31): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for John Carter 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)
  • Prohibiting forced abortions by UN Population Fund. (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)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Jan 2017)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
  • 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)
Joaquin Castro on Abortion
Democrat (District 20): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Joaquin Castro on other issues.
  • I consider myself pro-choice. (Sep 2012)
  • Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services. (Apr 2017)
  • Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions. (Apr 2017)
  • Rated Funding abortion avoids discrimination against poor women. (Jan 2015)
  • Rated Constitutional right to terminate pregnancy for health. (May 2015)
Michael Cloud on Abortion
Republican (District 27): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Michael Cloud on other issues.
  • I am 100% pro-life. (May 2020)
  • Pro-life, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
Mike Conaway on Abortion
Republican Representative (TX-11): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Mike Conaway 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)
  • 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)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Jul 2015)
  • Permanently protect life and conscience. (Jun 2016)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
  • Report on Medicaid payments to abortion providers. (Apr 2009)
Dan Crenshaw on Abortion
Republican (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dan Crenshaw on other issues.
  • Life begins at conception; don't fund Planned Parenthood. (Sep 2018)
  • Pro-life, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
Henry Cuellar on Abortion
Democratic Representative (TX-28): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Henry Cuellar 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)
  • Rated 80% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
John Culberson on Abortion
Republican Representative (TX-7): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for John Culberson 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)
  • 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)
  • No federal funding of abortion, but no litmus test. (Dec 2000)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
Lloyd Doggett on Abortion
Democratic Representative (TX-25): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Lloyd Doggett on other issues.
  • Legal abortions only for rape, incest, & maternal health. (Nov 2002)
  • 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 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)
  • Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Provide emergency contraception at military facilities. (Apr 2007)
  • Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services. (Jun 2014)
  • Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions. (Jan 2015)
  • Rated Funding abortion avoids discrimination against poor women. (Jan 2015)
  • Rated Constitutional right to terminate pregnancy for health. (May 2015)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
Veronica Escobar on Abortion
Democrat (District 16): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Veronica Escobar on other issues.
  • Reproductive freedom means option to all options. (Feb 2018)
  • Pro-choice, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Blake Farenthold on Abortion
Republican (District 27): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Blake Farenthold on other issues.
  • Life begins at conception. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • I consider myself pro-life. (Nov 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)
  • Life and human rights begin at fertilization or cloning. (Jan 2013)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Feb 2015)
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher on Abortion
Democrat (District 7): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Lizzie Pannill Fletcher on other issues.
  • Access to reproductive healthcare is not negotiable. (Apr 2020)
  • CC:Publicly fund abortions. (Jul 2018)
  • CC:No parental notification for abortions by minors. (Jul 2018)
  • Pro-choice, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Bill Flores on Abortion
Republican (District 17): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Bill Flores on other issues.
  • Life begins at conception and every life has a soul. (Nov 2010)
  • 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. (Jan 2017)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • Prohibiting forced abortions by UN Population Fund. (May 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
  • Sponsored prohibiting abortion information at school health centers. (Mar 2013)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Oct 2017)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
Pete Gallego on Abortion
Democrat (District 23): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pete Gallego on other issues.
  • I consider myself pro-choice. (Sep 2012)
Sylvia Garcia on Abortion
Democrat (District 29): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Sylvia Garcia on other issues.
  • A woman's choice should not be decided by politicians. (Feb 2018)
  • Women capable of making own decision with doctor's advice. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes restrictions of judicial bypass for minor's abortion. (May 2015)
  • Against abortion, but respects a woman's right to one. (Jul 2013)
  • Pro-choice, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
Louie Gohmert on Abortion
Republican Representative (TX-1): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Louie Gohmert 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)
  • Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance. (Dec 2006)
  • 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)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Feb 2015)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
  • Report on Medicaid payments to abortion providers. (Apr 2009)
Vicente Gonzalez on Abortion
Democrat (District 15): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Vicente Gonzalez on other issues.
  • Increase funding for family planning services. (Nov 2016)
Lance Gooden on Abortion
Republican (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Lance Gooden on other issues.
  • As adoptee he understands more than most sanctity of life. (Nov 2019)
  • Pro-life, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
Kay Granger on Abortion
Republican Representative (TX-12): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Kay Granger 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 barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 10% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 80% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
  • Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion. (Jan 2008)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
Al Green on Abortion
Democratic Representative (TX-9): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Al Green 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)
  • Emergency contraception for rape victims at all hospitals. (Sep 2006)
  • Rated 9% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services. (Nov 2014)
  • Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions. (Feb 2015)
  • Rated Funding abortion avoids discrimination against poor women. (Jan 2015)
  • Rated Constitutional right to terminate pregnancy for health. (May 2015)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)
Gene Green on Abortion
Democratic Representative (TX-29): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Gene Green 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 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)
  • Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services. (Jul 2014)
  • Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions. (Apr 2015)
  • Rated Constitutional right to terminate pregnancy for health. (May 2015)
  • 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)
Jeb Hensarling on Abortion
Republican Representative (TX-5): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Jeb Hensarling 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)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Permanently protect life and conscience. (Jun 2016)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
Ruben Hinojosa on Abortion
Democratic Representative (TX-15): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Ruben Hinojosa 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 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 YES 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 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)
  • Rated 30% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
  • Provide emergency contraception at military facilities. (Apr 2007)
Will Hurd on Abortion
Republican House Member (District 23): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Will Hurd on other issues.
  • Supports barring stem cell research. (Aug 2014)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
Sheila Jackson Lee on Abortion
Democratic Representative (TX-18): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Sheila Jackson Lee 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 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)
  • Recommended by EMILY's List of pro-choice women. (Apr 2001)
  • 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)
  • Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services. (Nov 2013)
  • Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions. (Jan 2015)
  • Rated Funding abortion avoids discrimination against poor women. (Jan 2015)
  • Rated Constitutional right to terminate pregnancy for health. (May 2015)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)
  • Supported funding contraception and UN family planning. (Jul 1999)
Eddie Bernice Johnson on Abortion
Democratic Representative (TX-30): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Eddie Bernice Johnson 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 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)
  • 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)
  • Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services. (Nov 2013)
  • Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions. (Nov 2018)
  • Rated Funding abortion avoids discrimination against poor women. (Jan 2015)
  • Rated Constitutional right to terminate pregnancy for health. (May 2015)
  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
Sam Johnson on Abortion
Republican Representative (TX-3): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Sam Johnson 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)
  • No federal funding of abortion, but no litmus test. (Dec 2000)
  • 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)
  • Prohibiting forced abortions by UN Population Fund. (May 2011)
  • Congress shall protect life beginning with fertilization. (Jan 2011)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Jul 2015)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
  • Report on Medicaid payments to abortion providers. (Apr 2009)
Scott Keller on Abortion
Independent Challenger (District 8): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Scott Keller on other issues.
  • Find non-life-ending options for ending a pregnancy. (Apr 2013)
  • It's not a woman's choice whether baby lives or dies. (Apr 2013)
  • The baby's body is not the woman's body; provide new options. (Apr 2013)
  • Woman's choice over her body, but not partial birth abortion. (Aug 2011)
  • Focus on alternatives: birth control & adoption. (Aug 2011)
  • Pro-life, but it's the woman's right to choose. (Aug 2011)
Kenny Marchant on Abortion
Republican Representative (TX-24): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Marchant on other issues.
  • Parental notification for underage to receive abortion. (Nov 2004)
  • 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)
  • Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance. (Dec 2006)
  • 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)
  • Prohibiting forced abortions by UN Population Fund. (May 2011)
  • Congress shall protect life beginning with fertilization. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
  • Sponsored prohibiting abortion information at school health centers. (Mar 2013)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Feb 2015)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
  • Report on Medicaid payments to abortion providers. (Apr 2009)
  • Declare preborn as persons under 14th amendment. (Feb 2009)
Michael McCaul on Abortion
Republican Representative (TX-10): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Michael McCaul 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)
  • 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)
  • Prohibiting forced abortions by UN Population Fund. (May 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
  • Sponsored prohibiting abortion information at school health centers. (Mar 2013)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Jan 2018)
  • Permanently protect life and conscience. (Jun 2016)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
  • Declare preborn as persons under 14th amendment. (Feb 2009)
Randy Neugebauer on Abortion
Republican Representative (TX-19): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Randy Neugebauer 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)
  • 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)
  • Prohibiting forced abortions by UN Population Fund. (May 2011)
  • Congress shall protect life beginning with fertilization. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit abortion information at school health centers. (Mar 2013)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Feb 2015)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
  • Declare preborn as persons under 14th amendment. (Feb 2009)
Beto O`Rourke on Abortion
Democratic candidate for President; Texas Senator nominee: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Beto O`Rourke on other issues.
  • VA must cover full spectrum of women's reproductive care. (Jun 2019)
  • Repeal Hyde Amendment; work to secure women's rights. (Jun 2019)
  • Repeal Hyde Amendment; will lead pro-choice administration. (Jun 2019)
  • Abortions up until third trimester are woman's choice. (Mar 2019)
  • Oppose limiting abortions to under 20 weeks of pregnancy. (Mar 2019)
  • Trust women to make their own decisions. (Oct 2018)
  • I consider myself pro-choice. (Sep 2012)
  • Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services. (Dec 2013)
  • Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions. (Feb 2015)
  • Rated Funding abortion avoids discrimination against poor women. (Jan 2015)
  • Rated Constitutional right to terminate pregnancy for health. (May 2015)
  • CC:Publicly fund abortions. (Jul 2018)
Pete Olson on Abortion
Republican (District 22): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Pete Olson on other issues.
  • Life begins at conception. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Ban abortions for sex selection or race selection. (Jan 2017)
  • 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)
  • Sponsored prohibiting abortion information at school health centers. (Mar 2013)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Feb 2015)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
  • Sponsored bill to report Medicaid payments for abortions. (Apr 2009)
Ted Poe on Abortion
Republican Representative (TX-2): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Ted Poe 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)
  • 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)
  • Prohibiting forced abortions by UN Population Fund. (May 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
  • Sponsored prohibiting abortion information at school health centers. (Mar 2013)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Jul 2015)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
John Ratcliffe on Abortion
Republican House Member (District 4): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Ratcliffe on other issues.
  • Human life begins at conception. (Sep 2014)
  • Protect unborn life. (May 2014)
  • Opposes abortion rights, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes abortion rights, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Feb 2015)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2020)
Chip Roy on Abortion
Republican (District 21): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Chip Roy on other issues.
  • Will always oppose abortion in any form. (Nov 2019)
  • Life begins at conception; don't fund Planned Parenthood. (Sep 2018)
  • Pro-life, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2020)
Lamar Smith on Abortion
Republican Representative (TX-21): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Lamar Smith 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Permanently protect life and conscience. (Jun 2016)
  • Report on Medicaid payments to abortion providers. (Apr 2009)
Van Taylor on Abortion
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Van Taylor on other issues.
  • Favors restrictions of judicial bypass for minor's abortion. (May 2015)
  • Pro-life, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
Mac Thornberry on Abortion
Republican Representative (TX-13): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Mac Thornberry 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)
  • 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)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jul 2014)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Permanently protect life and conscience. (Jun 2016)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Mar 2019)
Marc Veasey on Abortion
Democrat (District 33): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Marc Veasey on other issues.
  • No requirement for invasive ultrasound exams. (Nov 2012)
  • Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services. (Nov 2013)
  • Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions. (Feb 2015)
  • Rated Funding abortion avoids discrimination against poor women. (Jan 2015)
  • Rated Constitutional right to terminate pregnancy for health. (May 2015)
Filemon Vela on Abortion
Democrat (District 34): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Filemon Vela on other issues.
  • Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services. (Apr 2017)
  • Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions. (Apr 2017)
  • Rated Funding abortion avoids discrimination against poor women. (Jan 2015)
  • Rated Constitutional right to terminate pregnancy for health. (May 2015)
Randy Weber on Abortion
Republican (District 14): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Randy Weber on other issues.
  • Require parental notification and parental consent. (Nov 2010)
  • No embryonic stem cell research. (Nov 2010)
  • I consider myself pro-life. (Sep 2012)
  • Sponsored prohibiting abortion information at school health centers. (Mar 2013)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Feb 2015)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2020)
Roger Williams on Abortion
Republican (District 25): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Roger Williams on other issues.
  • All life is sacred and a gift from God. (Nov 2012)
  • I consider myself pro-life. (Sep 2012)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Jan 2018)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)
Ron Wright on Abortion
Republican (District 6): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ron Wright on other issues.
  • Opposes Planned Parenthood; endorsed by Texas Right to Life. (Nov 2019)
  • Says women should be punished; later says only providers. (Jun 2019)
  • Life begins at conception; never allow abortion. (Sep 2018)
  • Pro-life, according to PVS survey. (Aug 2018)
  • Sponsored bill to protect infant survivors of abortion. (Feb 2019)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Julian Castro on Abortion
Mayor of San Antonio; HUD Secretary: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Julian Castro on other issues.
  • Codify Roe v. Wade, repeal Hyde Amendment. (Oct 2019)
  • I believe in reproductive freedom and reproductive justice. (Jun 2019)
  • I believe in a woman's right to choose. (Apr 2019)
  • Opposed Texas blocking abortions after 20 weeks. (Feb 2019)
  • Allow abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. (Jan 2019)
Rick Perry on Abortion
Republican Governor (TX): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Rick Perry on other issues.
  • Require hearing fetal heartbeat & one-day waiting period. (Jun 2015)
  • More restrictions on abortion clinics; 5-month limit. (Jul 2013)
  • Protect the unborn via sonogram requirement. (Feb 2011)
  • The right to privacy is fictitious. (Nov 2010)
  • Abortion only for rape, incest, or maternal health. (Jun 2002)
  • Supports prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes federal abortion funding. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports the Pro-life Presidential Leadership Pledge. (Jan 2012)
Chris Bell on Abortion
Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris Bell on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
Jon Roland on Abortion
Libertarian Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jon Roland on other issues.
  • Let states regulate abortion, not feds. (May 2008)
  • Federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. (May 2008)
Steve Stockman on Abortion
Republican challenger (Lost primary): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Stockman on other issues.
  • AdWatch: If babies had guns, they wouldn't be aborted. (Dec 2013)
  • Opposes public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes churches providing birth control. (Oct 2012)
  • Life and human rights begin at fertilization or cloning. (Jan 2013)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
Ralph Moody Hall on Abortion
Republican Representative (TX-4): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Ralph Moody Hall on other issues.
  • Human life begins at conception. (Jul 2014)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
  • Sponsored prohibiting abortion information at school health centers. (Mar 2013)
  • 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)
Tony Sanchez on Abortion
Democrat 2000 Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tony Sanchez on other issues.
  • Trust women to make responsible decisions. (Oct 2002)
  • Devout Catholic, but favors abortion rights. (Jun 2002)
Steve Stockman on Abortion
Republican (Senate run 2014) (District 36): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Stockman on other issues.
  • AdWatch: If babies had guns, they wouldn't be aborted. (Dec 2013)
  • Opposes public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes churches providing birth control. (Oct 2012)
  • Life and human rights begin at fertilization or cloning. (Jan 2013)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
Ken Bentsen on Abortion
Former Dem.challenger (withdrew Jan. 2006), former U.S. Rep.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ken Bentsen on other issues.
  • 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)
Jack Fields on Abortion
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for Jack Fields on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Martin Frost on Abortion
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 24): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Martin Frost on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
Phil Gramm on Abortion
Former Republican Senator: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Phil Gramm on other issues.
  • Co-sponsored a Human Life Amendment. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
Gene Kelly on Abortion
Former Democratic Challenger (2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gene Kelly on other issues.
  • Strongly supports ďAbortion is a womanís rightĒ. (Sep 2000)
Ron Kirk on Abortion
2002 Democratic Candidate: Click here for Ron Kirk on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nicholas Lampson on Abortion
Democrat (Unseated 2008) (District 9): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Nicholas Lampson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • 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)
Mary Ruwart on Abortion
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (TX): Click here for Mary Ruwart on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Max Sandlin on Abortion
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Max Sandlin on other issues.
  • 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 YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 30% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
Shelley Sekula-Gibbs on Abortion
Republican Former (2006-2007) (District 22): Click here for Shelley Sekula-Gibbs on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Turner on Abortion
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 2): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jim Turner on other issues.
  • 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)
  • 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)
Bill Archer on Abortion
Republican (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Archer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
Dick Armey on Abortion
Republican (District 26): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dick Armey on other issues.
  • Block research funding for embryonic stem cells. (Jul 2001)
  • 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 Bell on Abortion
Democrat (District 25): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris Bell on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
Ken Bentsen on Abortion
Democrat (District 25): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ken Bentsen on other issues.
  • 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)
Henry Bonilla on Abortion
Republican (District 23): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Henry Bonilla on other issues.
  • 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)
Ronald Coleman on Abortion
Democrat (1982-1996) (District 16): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ronald Coleman on other issues.
  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
Larry Combest on Abortion
Republican (District 19): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Larry Combest 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)
Prof. Tom Davis on Abortion
Green Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Prof. Tom Davis on other issues.
  • Abortion is a womanís right. (Aug 2008)
Tom DeLay on Abortion
Republican (District 22): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Tom DeLay on other issues.
  • Block research funding for embryonic stem cells. (Jul 2001)
  • 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)
Chet Edwards on Abortion
Democratic Representative (TX-17): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Chet Edwards 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 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)
  • Rated 45% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
Charles Gonzalez on Abortion
Democrat: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Charles Gonzalez on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • 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)
  • Provide emergency contraception at military facilities. (Apr 2007)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
Darrel Hunter on Abortion
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Darrel Hunter on other issues.
  • Recognize fetus, like under other laws. (Nov 2004)
  • Support expanded stem cell research. (Nov 2004)
Scott Jameson on Abortion
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Scott Jameson on other issues.
  • Abortion is a womanís right. (Aug 2008)
  • Abortion should be a state legislative issue. (Aug 2006)
Elizabeth Ames Jones on Abortion
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Elizabeth Ames Jones on other issues.
  • I am pro-life; I will support pro-life legislation. (Jul 2011)
  • Supports umbilical cord blood stem cells. (Jul 2011)
Tom Leppert on Abortion
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Leppert on other issues.
  • Companies can deny insuring birth control. (Apr 2012)
  • Life is sacred, and abortion is the wrong choice. (Jul 2011)
Rick Noriega on Abortion
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rick Noriega on other issues.
  • No limits on Roe vs. Wade. (Mar 2008)
  • I stand with science; fund embryonic stem cell research. (Mar 2008)
Solomon Ortiz on Abortion
Democratic Representative (TX-27): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Solomon Ortiz 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 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)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
Ron Paul on Abortion
Republican Representative (TX-14); previously Libertarian for President: Click here for 38 full quotes OR click here for Ron Paul on other issues.
  • Morning-after pill same as birth control pill; not immoral. (Feb 2012)
  • Right to privacy is explicit, but not for contraception. (Jan 2012)
  • More laws don't solve problems on abortion. (Sep 2011)
  • Efforts to fund abortion ranks among stupidest policies. (Apr 2011)
  • Deregulate the adoption market. (Apr 2011)
  • Abortion laws should be a state-level choice. (Apr 2011)
  • Abortion causes inconsistent moral basis for value of life. (Apr 2011)
  • Day-after pill allows individual moral choice. (Apr 2011)
  • Abortion is murder. (Apr 2008)
  • Roe v. Wade decision was harmful to the Constitution. (Apr 2008)
  • Define life at conception in law, as scientific statement. (Feb 2008)
  • Protecting the life of the unborn is protecting liberty. (Feb 2008)
  • Get the federal government out of abortion decision. (Nov 2007)
  • Delivered 4000 babies; & assuredly life begins at conception. (Sep 2007)
  • Nominate only judges who refuse to legislate from the bench. (Sep 2007)
  • Save ďsnowflake babiesĒ: no experiments on frozen embryos. (Sep 2007)
  • No tax funding for organizations that promote abortion. (Sep 2007)
  • Embryonic stem cell programs not constitutionally authorized. (May 2007)

    Voting+Sponsorships

  • Sanctity of Life Act: remove federal jurisdiction. (Sep 2007)
  • 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 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 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 NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • No federal funding of abortion, and pro-life. (Dec 2000)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 56% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
  • Supports the Pro-life Presidential Leadership Pledge. (Jan 2012)
  • Report on Medicaid payments to abortion providers. (Apr 2009)
Barbara Radnofsky on Abortion
Democratic challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Radnofsky on other issues.
  • Reduce economic necessity for abortions. (Aug 2006)
  • Support Roe v. Wade. (Apr 2006)
  • Right to choose, but with ďTarget ZeroĒ abortions. (Sep 2005)
  • Uphold the right to choose, but ďTarget ZeroĒ abortions. (Sep 2005)
Ciro Rodriguez on Abortion
Democratic Representative (TX-23): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Ciro Rodriguez on other issues.
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • 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)
Charles Stenholm on Abortion
Democrat (District 17): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Charles Stenholm on other issues.
  • 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)
David Dewhurst on Abortion
Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for David Dewhurst on other issues.
  • Pushed the sonogram bill with pro-life advocates. (May 2012)
  • Proud of defunding Planned Parenthood. (May 2012)
  • Require women seeking abortions to view a sonogram. (Mar 2012)
Pat Fallon on Abortion
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pat Fallon on other issues.
  • Pro-life, according to PVS survey. (Sep 2020)
Tony Gonzales on Abortion
Republican (District 23): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tony Gonzales on other issues.
Kay Bailey Hutchison on Abortion
Republican Sr Senator (TX): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Kay Bailey Hutchison 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 YES on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
  • Rated 7% 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)
Ronny Jackson on Abortion
Republican (District 13): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ronny Jackson on other issues.
Troy Nehls on Abortion
Republican (District 22): Click here for Troy Nehls on other issues.
    No stance on record.
August Pfluger on Abortion
Republican (District 11): Click here for August Pfluger on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Silvestre Reyes on Abortion
Democratic Representative (TX-16): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Silvestre Reyes 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 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 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)
  • 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 40% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
Paul Sadler on Abortion
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Paul Sadler on other issues.
  • It's a woman's right to make her own medical decisions. (Apr 2012)
  • No funding; no second trimester; no partial-birth. (Nov 1998)
  • Supports churches providing birth control. (Oct 2012)
Pete Sessions on Abortion
Republican Representative (TX-32): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Pete Sessions 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)
  • 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)
  • Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion. (Jan 2008)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • No taxpayer funding of abortions via ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Ban abortion after 20 weeks, except for maternal life. (May 2015)
  • Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection. (Feb 2015)
  • Permanently protect life and conscience. (Jun 2016)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
  • Strongly Anti-Planned Parenthood, according to AFA survey. (Sep 2020)
  • Strongly support Born Alive Survivors, according to AFA survey. (Sep 2020)
  • Pro-life, according to PVS survey. (Sep 2020)
Beth Van Duyne on Abortion
Republican (District 24): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Beth Van Duyne on other issues.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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