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Misty Snow on Abortion

 

 


Don't interfere with private medical decisions of women

Q: Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

Snow: I don't think politicians should be passing laws that interfere with the private medical decisions of women. Only a woman and her doctor can properly determine if and when an abortion is appropriate.

Source: 2016 AFA Action iVoterGuide on 2016 Utah Senate race , Nov 8, 2016

Only a woman and her doctors have a say on pregnancy

There are over 40 years of legal precedent affirming that a woman's right to abortion is protected by the constitution. Despite this, conservatives have been working to defund Planned Parenthood by using false evidence and highly-edited videos to generate support for their cause; this is very troubling as Planned Parenthood provides many important health services to women, teens, and LGBT people.

Only a woman and her doctors should have a say on issues related to the woman's health, and her choices regarding contraception and pregnancy. No one should force a woman to carry a baby to term that she doesn't want, no one should get between a woman and her doctor, and no one should undermine the health of women by cutting funding to an organization that provides medical care that many women wouldn't be able to otherwise access.

Let's be clear: the consequences of banning abortions would be as disastrous for our country as they have been in the countries that currently ban abortions.

Source: 2016 Utah Senate campaign website MistyKSnow.com , Aug 8, 2016

Supports public funding for abortion services.

Snow supports the CC survey question on Planned Parenthood

The Christian Coalition Voter Guide inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Public Funding of Abortions (Such as Govt. Health Benefits and Planned Parenthood)' The Christian Coalition notes, "You can help make sure that voters have the facts BEFORE they cast their votes. We have surveyed candidates in the most competitive congressional races on the issues that are important to conservatives."

Source: Christian Coalition Survey 16_CC1a on Nov 8, 2016

Opposes legal protections starting at conception.

Snow opposes the AFA survey question on abortion

The American Family Association Action Voter Guide asked if candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.' American Family Association Action (AFA Action) produces the online "iVoterGuide" for selected state and federal races. The mission of AFA Action is to inform and mobilize individuals to strengthen the biblical foundations of America.

Source: American Family Association survey 16AFA_Q1A on Nov 8, 2016

Opposes defunding Planned Parenthood.

Snow opposes the AFA survey question on Planned Parenthood

The American Family Association Action Voter Guide asked if candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Planned Parenthood should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.' American Family Association Action (AFA Action) produces the online "iVoterGuide" for selected state and federal races. The mission of AFA Action is to inform and mobilize individuals to strengthen the biblical foundations of America.

Source: American Family Association survey 16AFA_Q1B on Nov 8, 2016

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