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Darin LaHood on Abortion

 

 


Cherish life & protect unborn children

LaHood announced that he has been endorsed by the Illinois Federation for Right to Life Federal Political Action Committee (IFRL-PAC) and the Illinois Citizens for Life Federal Political Action Committee (ICL-PAC) for the Republican special primary election.

"I am honored and humbled to have the support of strong, pro-family, conservative organizations," said LaHood. "In Washington, I will work to establish policies that respect and cherish life and will continue to fight for pro-family conservative principles."

In their endorsement, the Illinois Federation of Right to Life and Illinois Citizens for Life wrote, "The Illinois Federation for Right to Life Federal PAC and the Illinois Citizens for Life Federal PAC are pleased to announce their endorsement of Darin LaHood as Republican candidate for the 18th Congressional District. Not only has Mr. LaHood expressed a desire to protect unborn children but he has also indicated his support for those who are endangered at the end of life."

Source: 2015-16 Ill. House campaign website LaHoodForCongress.com , May 29, 2015

Prohibit federal funding for abortion.

LaHood co-sponsored No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act

Source: H.R.3 &S.906 11-HR0003 on May 5, 2011

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

LaHood 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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