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Katie McGinty on Abortion

 

 


Supports public funding for Planned Parenthood

Q: On Healthcare: Should Planned Parenthood be eligible to receive public funds for non-abortion health services?

McGinty: Yes

Toomey: No

Q: On Abortion: Should abortion be highly restricted?

McGinty: No

Toomey: Yes

Q: On Contraception: Should employers be able to withhold contraceptive coverage from employees if they disagree with it morally?

McGinty: No

Toomey: Yes. Viewed Supreme Court decision to allow this as "great news."

Source: CampusElect Voter Guide to 2016 Pennsylvania Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

Endorsed by EMILY's List

McGinty gained a quick official endorsement from Washington, D.C.,-based EMILY's List, an organization that backs female Democratic candidates who support abortion rights. The EMILY's List endorsement comes after the group put Republican incumbent Sen. Pat Toomey "on notice" this week that he's their top Senate target in 2016. "The Senate could use a woman like Katie, who has proven her commitment to creating middle-class jobs and preserving the environment," said EMILY's List president.
Source: The Morning Call on 2016 Pennsylvania Senate race , Aug 6, 2015

Oppose any effort to further restrict abortion rights

A look at where the four Democratic gubernatorial candidates - state Treasurer Rob McCord, former Clinton White House environmental adviser Katie McGinty, U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz and businessman Tom Wolf - stand on some key issues:

ABORTION RIGHTS: All four candidates support abortion rights. McGinty says she would oppose any effort to further restrict abortion rights.

Source: Washington Times on 2014 Pennsylvania governor race , May 17, 2014

Other candidates on Abortion: Katie McGinty on other issues:
PA Gubernatorial:
Allyson Schwartz
Mark Critz
Michael Nutter
Tom Corbett
Tom Wolf
PA Senatorial:
Bob Casey

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