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Dave Heineman on Abortion
Republican NE Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dave Heineman on other issues.
  • Signs informed consent Legislation. (Apr 2010)

Senate:

NE 2014: 2014 NE Senate debate


Deb Fischer on Abortion
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Deb Fischer on other issues.
  • Exception for life of mother but not incest nor rape. (Sep 2012)
  • I believe in the sanctity of life. (Sep 2012)
  • Support a culture of life. (May 2012)
  • Look at the record: Opposes abortion. (May 2012)
  • Abortion only for rape & incest; no public funding. (Nov 2004)
  • Opposes public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
Ben Nelson on Abortion
Democratic Sr Senator (NE): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Ben Nelson on other issues.
  • Strongly opposes “Abortion is a woman’s right”. (Sep 2000)
  • 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 NO 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)
  • Rated 7% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 75% by the NRLC, indicating a mixed record on abortion. (Dec 2006)
Shane Osborn on Abortion
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Shane Osborn on other issues.
  • Adamantly protect the life of the unborn. (Nov 2013)
Ben Sasse on Abortion
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ben Sasse on other issues.
  • Defend the sanctity of life. (Nov 2013)

House:


Jeff Fortenberry on Abortion
Republican Representative (NE-1): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Fortenberry 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)
  • Ban abortions for sex selection or race selection. (Dec 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • Prohibiting forced abortions by UN Population Fund. (May 2011)
  • 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)
Adrian Smith on Abortion
Republican: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Adrian Smith 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)
  • 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)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
  • Declare preborn as persons under 14th amendment. (Feb 2009)
Lee Terry on Abortion
Republican Representative (NE-2): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Lee Terry 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 mother’s 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)
  • Congress shall protect life beginning with fertilization. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood. (Jan 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)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mike Johanns on Abortion
Secretary of Agriculture; previously Republican NE Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mike Johanns on other issues.
  • No new embryonic stem cell lines, but existing research ok. (Jun 2008)
  • Don’t let judges decide on partial birth abortion. (Mar 2008)
  • Partial-birth abortion is a barbaric practice. (Jan 2001)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
Jon Bruning on Abortion
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Bruning on other issues.
  • Life begins at conception, period. (Jul 2011)
Pat Flynn on Abortion
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pat Flynn on other issues.
  • Our problems are in proportion to our number of abortions. (Jul 2011)
Mike Johanns on Abortion
Secretary of Agriculture; previously Republican NE Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mike Johanns on other issues.
  • No new embryonic stem cell lines, but existing research ok. (Jun 2008)
  • Don’t let judges decide on partial birth abortion. (Mar 2008)
  • Partial-birth abortion is a barbaric practice. (Jan 2001)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
Bob Kerrey on Abortion
Democratic Challenger (previously Senator): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Kerrey on other issues.
  • Trust women rather than regulating half the population. (Sep 2012)
  • Government should stay out of abortion decision. (Sep 2012)
  • Voted NO on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
Don Stenberg on Abortion
Republican Senate challenger (NE): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Don Stenberg on other issues.
  • Pro life; ban on partial birth abortions. (Jul 2011)
  • Opposes “Abortion is a woman’s right”. (Sep 2000)
Doug Bereuter on Abortion
Republican (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Doug Bereuter 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 mother’s 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 20% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
Jon Christensen on Abortion
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Jon Christensen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Exon on Abortion
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for Jim Exon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Charlie Matulka on Abortion
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (NE): Click here for Charlie Matulka on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Barrett on Abortion
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Barrett on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
Chuck Hagel on Abortion
Republican Sr Senator (NE): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Hagel on other issues.
  • Supports insurance coverage for abortion for military women. (Jan 2013)
  • 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)
Scott Kleeb on Abortion
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Kleeb on other issues.
  • Personally opposes abortion, but keep Roe v. Wade. (May 2008)
Steven Larrick on Abortion
Green Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steven Larrick on other issues.
  • No government control over a woman’s body. (Jun 2008)
  • Supports embryonic stem cell research. (Jun 2008)
Tom Osborne on Abortion
Republican (District 3): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Tom Osborne 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 making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save mother’s 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)
  • Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record. (Dec 2003)
Tony Raimondo on Abortion
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tony Raimondo on other issues.
  • Personally opposes abortion, but keep Roe v. Wade. (May 2008)
Peter Ricketts on Abortion
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Peter Ricketts on other issues.
  • Opposes embryonic stem cell research. (May 2006)
  • Opposes abortion and supports social conservative values. (Aug 2005)
David Kramer on Abortion
Republican challenger, state party chair (lost May primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Kramer on other issues.
  • Protect life from conception to natural death. (Jan 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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