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Steve Beshear on Abortion
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Beshear on other issues.
  • Supports Roe v. Wade. (Nov 1996)

Senate:

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Matt Bevin on Abortion
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Bevin on other issues.
  • We have a duty to protect unborn human life. (Oct 2013)
Alison Grimes on Abortion
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alison Grimes on other issues.
  • Pro-choice down the line. (Aug 2013)
Mitch McConnell on Abortion
Republican Sr Senator (KY): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Mitch McConnell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on restricting UN funding for population control policies. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on barring HHS grants to organizations that perform abortions. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion. (Jan 2008)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
Rand Paul on Abortion
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Rand Paul on other issues.
  • Thousands of exceptions follow from maternal health. (May 2013)
  • Coarsening of our culture led to 50 million unborn deaths. (Sep 2012)
  • My opponents call me libertarian but I'm pro-life. (Feb 2011)
  • Life begins at conception. (Jul 2010)
  • Opposes federal abortion funding. (Aug 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)

House:


Andy Barr on Abortion
Republican (District 6): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Andy Barr on other issues.
  • Opposes public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes churches providing birth control. (Oct 2012)
  • I consider myself pro-life. (Sep 2012)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
Ben Chandler on Abortion
Democratic Representative (KY-6): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Ben Chandler 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 YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted YES on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Rated 55% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)
Brett Guthrie on Abortion
Republican (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Brett Guthrie on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
Thomas Massie on Abortion
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Thomas Massie on other issues.
  • Life begins at conception. (Nov 2012)
  • I consider myself pro-life. (Sep 2012)
Hal Rogers on Abortion
Republican Representative (KY-5): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Hal Rogers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion. (Jan 2008)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • Life and human rights begin at fertilization or cloning. (Jan 2013)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
  • Declare preborn as persons under 14th amendment. (Feb 2009)
Ed Whitfield on Abortion
Republican Representative (KY-1): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Ed Whitfield on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion. (Jan 2008)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
John Yarmuth on Abortion
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Yarmuth 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)
  • Let military perform abortions in cases of rape or incest. (Jun 2011)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Geoff Davis on Abortion
Republican Representative (KY-4): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Geoff Davis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion. (Jan 2008)
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 2011)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
  • Declare preborn as persons under 14th amendment. (Feb 2009)
Ernie Fletcher on Abortion
Former Republican Governor (2003-2007): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ernie Fletcher on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
Paul Patton on Abortion
Former Democrat Governor (1995-2003): Click here for Paul Patton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Wendell Ford on Abortion
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Wendell Ford on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
Ken Lucas on Abortion
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 4): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Ken Lucas on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 YES on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
Dan Mongiardo on Abortion
2010 Dem. Challenger (lost primary); currently Lt. Gov.: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dan Mongiardo on other issues.
  • Supports Stem Cell Research to Save Lives. (Aug 2004)
  • For waiting periods & notification, against partial-birth. (Nov 2000)
Scotty Baesler on Abortion
Democrat (District 6): Click here for Scotty Baesler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Buckmaster on Abortion
2010 Democratic Challenger (lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for James Buckmaster on other issues.
  • No right to kill an innocent child. (Jan 2010)
Jim Bunning on Abortion
Republican Jr Senator (KY): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Jim Bunning on other issues.
  • Voted YES on restricting UN funding for population control policies. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on barring HHS grants to organizations that perform abortions. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Apply 14th amendment protections to pre-born fetuses. (Jun 2008)
  • Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion. (Jan 2008)
Jack Conway on Abortion
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; formerly Attorney General: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jack Conway on other issues.
  • Abortion should be rare, but safe and legal. (Nov 2002)
  • Supports federal abortion funding. (Aug 2010)
Greg Fischer on Abortion
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Greg Fischer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ernie Fletcher on Abortion
Republican (District 6): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ernie Fletcher on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
Trey Grayson on Abortion
Republican 2010 Senate Challenger; Secretary of State: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Trey Grayson on other issues.
  • Supports a Human Life Amendment. (Dec 2009)
Ron Lewis on Abortion
Republican Representative (KY-2): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Ron Lewis on other issues.
  • Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion. (Jan 2008)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
Bruce Lunsford on Abortion
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Bruce Lunsford on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Anne Meagher Northup on Abortion
Republican (District 3): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Anne Meagher Northup on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
Lois Combs Weinberg on Abortion
Democratic Challenger (KY): Click here for Lois Combs Weinberg on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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