Statements about Abortion
Ed Gillespie "supports a personhood amendment."
"Teenage births cost Texas taxpayers $1.1 billion in health care, foster care and lost tax revenue in 2010 alone."
Says Hillary Clinton's health care plan from the 1990s "had a broader provision in favor of corporate right to back out" of providing contraceptive coverage than the one created by the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision.
"Justin Amash is rated Michigan’s No. 1 conservative" by National Right to Life.
"A salesclerk at Hobby Lobby who needs contraception … is not going to get that service through her employer’s health care plan because her employer doesn’t think she should be using contraception."
Says Cory Gardner "championed an eight-year crusade to outlaw birth control here in Colorado."
"In 2005, Dan Branch tried to expand third-trimester abortions in Texas."
Says he hasn’t changed his view on abortion restrictions.
"Women take birth control, more than half of them, as a medication for other conditions."
Millennials are "more pro-life than baby boomers and older Americans."
Girl Scouts USA’s curriculum "promotes Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, Betty Friedan, founder of NARAL Prochoice, and other pro-abortion women as icons for our children to emulate."
The "U.S. has the highest unintended pregnancy rate of any Western industrialized country."
A bill backed by Sean Duffy and other House Republicans "could actually require the Internal Revenue Service to conduct audits of rape victims" who get an abortion.
In the past three years, state legislatures have "enacted more of these restrictions (on abortion) than in the previous 10 years combined."
"State Rep. Kathleen Peters has a 100 percent pro-abortion voting record – even voting against a ban on sex-selection abortions."
Says Chris Christie "vetoed Planned Parenthood funding five times over the course of his governorship."
Gov. Lincoln Chafee has imposed "a mandatory abortion fee" on all Rhode Islanders who buy health insurance through the state’s Obamacare exchange.
"Wendy Davis opposes any limits on abortion."
Says David Dewhurst "went out for drinks" during Senate debate on abortion bill.
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