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Garret Graves on Abortion

 

 


Fight to protect the sanctity of human life

President Obama has used executive orders and other venues to trample on Louisiana values-- pro-life, traditional marriage & gun rights. In Congress, I will fight to protect the sanctity of human life, defend Louisiana's definition of marriage, and work to return power back to the states so that they can determine their own course and destiny.
Source: 2014 La. House campaign website, GarretGravesForCongress.com , Dec 5, 2014

Human life begins at conception

Q: Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death?

GRAVES: Strongly Agree

Source: Faith2Action iVoterGuide on 2014 Louisiana House race , Sep 30, 2014

Include pre-born human beings in 14th Amendment protection.

Graves co-sponsored H.R.816/S.2464

A bill to implement equal protection under the 14th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States for the right to life of each born and preborn human person.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, to implement equal protection for the right to life of each born and preborn human person, the Congress hereby declares that the right to life guaranteed by the Constitution is vested in each human being.

Nothing in this Act shall be construed to require the prosecution of any woman for the death of her unborn child, a prohibition on in vitro fertilization, or a prohibition on use of birth control or another means of preventing fertilization.

In this Act, the terms `human person` and `human being` include each member of the species homo sapiens at all stages of life, including the moment of fertilization or cloning, or other moment at which an individual member of the human species comes into being.

Source: Life at Conception Act 16-HR816 on Feb 9, 2015

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