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Dan Malloy on Abortion
Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Malloy on other issues.
  • Expand state investment in stem cell research. (Nov 2010)

Senate:

CT 2012: 2012 Connecticut Senate Debate


Richard Blumenthal on Abortion
Democratic Sr Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Richard Blumenthal on other issues.
  • Fight to protect a woman's right to choose. (Aug 2010)
  • Require pharmacies to fulfill contraceptive prescriptions. (Jul 2011)
Susan Bysiewicz on Abortion
Democratic Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Susan Bysiewicz on other issues.
  • Required "Plan B" contraception at Catholic hospitals. (Oct 2011)
  • Always protect a woman's right to choose. (Jul 2011)
Linda McMahon on Abortion
Republican Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Linda McMahon on other issues.
  • I'm a pro-choice woman; not part of anti-woman agenda. (Oct 2012)
  • Pro-choice but with limited federal funding. (Jul 2010)
  • Opposes public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports parental notification for abortions. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes churches providing birth control. (Oct 2012)
Chris Murphy on Abortion
Senate Challenger; Democratic Rep. (CT-5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Chris Murphy on other issues.
  • I'm more pro-choice than opponent; but no late-term abortion. (Oct 2012)
  • Authored state's Stem Cell Investment Act. (Jul 2011)
  • Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Require pharmacies to fulfill contraceptive prescriptions. (Jul 2011)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)
Christopher Shays on Abortion
Republican Representative (CT-4): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Shays on other issues.
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 30% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Emergency contraception for rape victims at all hospitals. (Sep 2006)
  • Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Provide emergency contraception at military facilities. (Apr 2007)
  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)

House:


Joe Courtney on Abortion
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Joe Courtney on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Provide emergency contraception at military facilities. (Apr 2007)
  • by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Aug 2012)
  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)
Rosa DeLauro on Abortion
Democratic Representative (CT-3): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Rosa DeLauro on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Recommended by EMILY's List of pro-choice women. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand contraceptive services for low-income women. (May 2006)
  • Emergency contraception for rape victims at all hospitals. (Sep 2006)
  • Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Provide emergency contraception at military facilities. (Apr 2007)
  • Let military perform abortions in cases of rape or incest. (Jun 2011)
  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)
Elizabeth Esty on Abortion
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Elizabeth Esty on other issues.
  • Long record of advocacy for pro-choice causes. (Nov 2012)
  • I consider myself pro-choice. (Sep 2012)
  • Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women. (Aug 2012)
Jim Himes on Abortion
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Himes on other issues.
  • Protect a womanís right to choose. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Aug 2012)
  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)
John Larson on Abortion
Democratic Representative (CT-1): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for John Larson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Tom Foley on Abortion
Former Republican challenger: Click here for Tom Foley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jodi Rell on Abortion
Republican CT Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jodi Rell on other issues.
  • CT leads in bioscience revolution & stem cell research. (Jan 2009)
  • Leave abortion decision to a woman & her doctor. (Nov 2006)
  • $100M for stem cell research. (Nov 2006)
Joseph Lieberman on Abortion
Democratic Jr Senator (CT, retiring 2012), ran for V.P. with Gore, ran for president 2004: Click here for 25 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Lieberman on other issues.
  • 2008: Rejected as McCain VP because of pro-choice stance. (Jan 2010)
  • Day 1: Repeal the Bush restrictions on stem cell research. (Jan 2004)
  • Keep abortion safe, rare and legal; with 24-week viability. (Dec 2003)
  • FDAís RU-486 decision stands; itís made properly by experts. (Oct 2000)
  • Leave abortion decision to a woman, her doctor, and her god. (Oct 2000)
  • Rejected partial-birth ban since it ignored maternal health. (Oct 2000)
  • Supports abortion rights within his faith, not despite it. (Sep 2000)
  • Parental consent with judicial override; Gore agrees. (Aug 2000)
  • Supported parental notification for minors; but pro-choice. (Aug 2000)
  • Voted NO on restricting UN funding for population control policies. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on barring HHS grants to organizations that perform abortions. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted YES on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted NO on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand embryonic stem cell research. (Jun 2004)
  • Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Provide emergency contraception at military facilities. (Apr 2007)
  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
Chris Murphy on Abortion
Senate Challenger; Democratic Rep. (CT-5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Chris Murphy on other issues.
  • I'm more pro-choice than opponent; but no late-term abortion. (Oct 2012)
  • Authored state's Stem Cell Investment Act. (Jul 2011)
  • Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Require pharmacies to fulfill contraceptive prescriptions. (Jul 2011)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)
John Rowland on Abortion
Former Republican Governor (1995-2004): Click here for John Rowland on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gary Franks on Abortion
Republican Former (1994-) (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gary Franks on other issues.
  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
Nancy Lee Johnson on Abortion
Former Republican challenger, U.S.Rep.: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Lee Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Emergency contraception for rape victims at all hospitals. (Sep 2006)
Miriam Masullo on Abortion
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Miriam Masullo on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Orchulli on Abortion
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Orchulli on other issues.
  • Supports a womanís right to choose. (Jun 2004)
Rob Simmons on Abortion
2010 Senate Challenger (lost GOP primary); formerly US Rep.: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Rob Simmons on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Emergency contraception for rape victims at all hospitals. (Sep 2006)
Chris Dodd on Abortion
Democratic Sr Senator (CT): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Chris Dodd on other issues.
  • Partial birth abortion ban needs maternal health exception. (Nov 2007)
  • Conduct stem cell research to help Alzheimers and diabetes. (Jul 2007)
  • Courts should decide abortion cases based on womanís health. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting UN funding for population control policies. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted YES on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted NO on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand embryonic stem cell research. (Jun 2004)
  • Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
Sam Gejdenson on Abortion
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Sam Gejdenson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
Nancy Lee Johnson on Abortion
Republican (District 6): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Lee Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Emergency contraception for rape victims at all hospitals. (Sep 2006)
Barbara Bailey Kennelly on Abortion
Democrat (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Barbara Bailey Kennelly on other issues.
  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
Barbara Kennelly on Abortion
Democrat (retired 1998) (District 1): Click here for Barbara Kennelly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ned Lamont on Abortion
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ned Lamont on other issues.
  • Absolute support for womenís right to reproductive freedom. (Apr 2006)
  • Opposes Alito nomination because Alito is so anti-choice. (Mar 2006)
Jim Maloney on Abortion
Democrat (retired) (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Maloney on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
Alan Schlesinger on Abortion
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alan Schlesinger on other issues.
  • Pro-choice but also pro-parental consent. (Jul 2006)
Christopher Shays on Abortion
Republican Representative (CT-4): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Shays on other issues.
  • Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 30% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Emergency contraception for rape victims at all hospitals. (Sep 2006)
  • Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Provide emergency contraception at military facilities. (Apr 2007)
  • Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
Rob Simmons on Abortion
Republican (District 2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Rob Simmons on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Emergency contraception for rape victims at all hospitals. (Sep 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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