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Chris Vance on Abortion

 

 


Keep existing Washington state law on abortion rights

GOP candidate Chris Vance has staked out moderate positions on immigration, supporting the so-called Gang of Eight Senate compromise that was killed by conservatives in the House. It would have improved border security while giving undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship. He has also pledged not to vote for federal laws that would overturn Washington state law on abortion rights, marriage equality and legal marijuana.
Source: Seattle Times on 2016 Washington Senate race , Jul 23, 2016

No federal funding of abortions, but state funding ok

The Supreme Court has spoken. More importantly, the people of Washington State have spoken at the ballot box more than once. I will not vote for any federal law that would overturn Washington State law on abortion rights. I will vote to maintain the current law which prohibits federal funding of abortions, but allows states, including Washington to provide state funding.
Source: 2016 Senate campaign website, ChrisVanceForSenate.com , Oct 9, 2015

Not running to change laws on abortion

[Democrats labeled him a "partisan extremist"; so] Vance says he's not running to change laws on abortion, same-sex marriage or marijuana. Instead, he says his top priority is debt-reduction in the spirit of Obama's bipartisan commission on fiscal reform Vance says, "It is still the in my view the blueprint of what we need to do: we need to cap discretionary spending, we need pro-growth tax reform and we need to make changes in Social Security and Medicare in order to save Social Security and Medicare."
Source: KPLU News on 2016 Washington Senate race , Sep 8, 2015

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