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    This page contains excerpts from government reports, signed by elected officials.

00-RLC14 on Dec 8, 2000

Report: the Republican Liberty Caucus Position Statement:
Source: Republican Liberty Caucus Position Statement
Q: What is the RLC’s position on abortion?

A: Neutral. We have both pro-lifers to pro-choicers, and in between. As far as libertarian groups go, you’ll find that we are probably the most tolerant of the pro-life viewpoint. Our immediate past chairman, Cong. Ron Paul (R-TX, 14th Dist.) is very pro-life. Many other members are pro-choice. As libertarians, we oppose Federal funding of abortion under any circumstances. It is not a litmus test, and it is not an issue that is often debated internally. However, the California RLC website www.LibertyCaucus.org, has sponsored a debate on the issue between two prominent members.

    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 1. Question 1: Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Abortion
  • Headline: No federal funding of abortion, but no litmus test (Score: 0)
  • Headline 2: No federal funding of abortion, and pro-life (Score: -2)

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.

Democrats participating in 00-RLC14

Republicans participating in 00-RLC14

Roscoe Bartlett s1aMaryland Republican 
John Culberson s1aTexas Republican 
Jimmy Duncan s1aTennessee Republican 
Jeff Flake s1aArizona Republican (Senate run 2012) 
Mark Foley s1aFlorida Republican 
Scott Garrett s1aNew Jersey Republican 
J.D. Hayworth s1aArizona Republican (until 2007) 
Sam Johnson s1aTexas Republican 
Walter Beaman Jones s1aNorth Carolina Republican 
Ron Paul s2aPOTUS Republican (Libertarian 1988) 
John Shadegg s1aArizona Republican 
Nick Smith s1aMI Former Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep 
Todd Tiahrt s1aKansas Republican (until 2010) 
Zach Wamp s1aTennessee Republican (until 2010) 

Independents participating in 00-RLC14

Virgil Goode s1aPOTUS Constitution Party Challenger 

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 0
Republicans: 14
Independents: 1

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