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Nancy Turbak Berry on Abortion

 


Repeal ban on conducting embryonic stem cell research

Senator Turbak Berry voted YES on SB 195, Stem Cell Research Amendments. The Bill Failed the Senate, 14 - 20. Synopsis: Vote to pass a bill that repeals the ban on conducting research using cells or tissues that were known to be obtained by the destruction of human embryos, and limits human embryonic stem cell research to the use of stem cell lines that were derived prior to August 9, 2001 and are listed on the National Institutes of Health's human embryonic stem cell registry.
Source: Vote-Smart voting records Feb 23, 2009

No state interference with birth control or contraception

Senator Turbak Berry voted YES on SB 164, Right to Obtain Contraception. The Bill Failed the Senate 12 - 22. Synopsis: Vote to pass a bill that prevents the state government from interfering with an individual's ability to obtain birth control or contraception. Also requires the government to protect citizens' rights in acquiring birth control or contraception. Prohibits the regulation of birth control under codified law dealing with abortion.
Source: Vote-Smart voting records Feb 6, 2008

Voted against requiring sonograms at abortion facilities

Senator Turbak Berry voted NO on SB 88, Offering Sonograms to Women Considering Abortion, The bill passed the Senate 22 - 12. Synopsis: Vote to pass a bill that requires abortion facilities to offer a pregnant woman the opportunity to view a sonogram before performing an abortion.
Source: Vote-Smart voting records Jan 29, 2008

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