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Senator John McCain (R-AZ)
5th-term Republican from Arizona.
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Key Votes
Name of Legislation Voted Score
Passed Passage of pro-life budget reconciliation bill (defunding Planned Parenthood, repealing Obamacare provisions) 12/03/2015 Y
Rejected Collins Amendment to preserve federal funding of Planned Parenthood 12/03/2015 N
Agreed To Murray Amendment to provide $1 billion to abortion providers including Planned Parenthood 12/03/2015 Y
Rejected Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week ban) 09/22/2015 Y
Rejected Constitutional amendment to curb free speech about political officeholders and issues 09/11/2014 N
Rejected Murray bill to empower DHHS abortion mandates 07/16/2014 N
Rejected Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act: Sense of the Senate 03/22/2013 Y
Rejected Protection of religious liberty (Fischer Amendment) 03/22/2013 Y
Rejected Defunding of the Obama health care law 03/13/2013 Y
Rejected "DISCLOSE Act" to restrict political free speech 07/17/2012 N
Agreed To Preventing Obama Abortion Mandates (Blunt Amendment) 03/01/2012 N
Rejected Cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood 04/14/2011 Y
Rejected Blocking funding for Obama health care law 04/14/2011 Y
Rejected Repeal of Obama health care law 02/02/2011 Y
Rejected DISCLOSE ACT (restrictions on free speech about federal politicians) 09/23/2010 N
Agreed To Health care restructuring: Ending debate on Reid bill 12/23/2009 N
Agreed To Health care restructuring: Reid "manager's amendment" 12/21/2009 N
Agreed To Motion to kill Nelson-Hatch Amendment (to remove abortion subsidies from health care bill) 12/08/2009 N
Rejected Funding of the United Nations Population Fund (Kemp-Kasten anti-coercion law) 03/05/2009 Y
Rejected Health coverage for "unborn child" (SCHIP) 01/29/2009 Y
Rejected Funding of overseas pro-abortion groups ("Mexico City Policy") 01/28/2009 Y
Agreed To Prohibition on abortion services in Indian health programs (Vitter Amendment) 02/26/2008 NV
Agreed To Boxer Amendment to overturn pro-life "Mexico City Policy" 09/06/2007 NV
Agreed To Banning funding of organizations that support coercive abortion programs 09/06/2007 NV
Rejected Health coverage for "unborn child" (SCHIP) 08/02/2007 Y
Rejected Medicare prescription drug price controls (S. 3) 04/18/2007 NV
Passed "Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007" (S. 5): passage 04/11/2007 Y
Agreed To Regulation of so-called "grassroots lobbying" groups 01/18/2007 Y
Rejected Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act (CIANA) (S. 403, as amended) 09/30/2006 Y
Passed Child Custody Protection Act (S. 403): passage 07/25/2006 Y
Passed Funding of embryo-killing stem cell research (H.R. 810) 07/18/2006 Y
Agreed To Funding of overseas pro-abortion organizations 04/05/2005 N
Passed Unborn Victims of Violence Act: passage 03/25/2004 Y
Rejected Feinstein Substitute Amendment (single-victim substitute) 03/25/2004 N
Agreed To Medicare Modernization Act: passage 11/25/2003 N
Agreed To Medicare Modernization Act: critical procedural vote 11/24/2003 N
Passed Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003 10/21/2003 Y
Rejected Funding of overseas pro-abortion organizations ("Mexico City Policy") 07/09/2003 Y
Rejected Abortion in military medical facilities 05/22/2003 N
Passed Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003: passage 03/13/2003 Y
Rejected Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act: Feinstein Substitute 03/12/2003 N
Agreed To Harkin Amendment to endorse Roe v. Wade 03/12/2003 N
Rejected Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act: Boxer Motion 03/12/2003 N
Agreed To Ban on abortions in military medical facilities 06/21/2002 N
Passed Shays-Meehan (McCain-Feingold) "campaign finance reform" 03/20/2002 Y
Passed McCain-Feingold "campaign finance reform" 04/02/2001 Y
Agreed To Ban on abortions in military medical facilities 06/20/2000 Y
Passed Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act 10/21/1999 Y
Rejected Baby body parts ("fetal tissue") 10/21/1999 Y
Agreed To Roe v. Wade endorsement 10/21/1999 NV
Failed killing Roe v. Wade endorsement 10/21/1999 NV
Rejected McCain-Feingold "campaign finance reform" 10/19/1999 Y
Rejected Shays-Meehan "campaign finance reform" 10/19/1999 Y
Agreed To Ban on federal employees' abortion coverage 07/01/1999 NV
Agreed To Ban on abortions in military medical facilities 05/26/1999 Y
Rejected Child Custody Protection Act -- Cloture Vote 09/22/1998 Y
  Partial-Birth Abortion Ban--Veto Override 09/18/1998 Y
Rejected Abortions in military medical facilities 06/25/1998 N
Agreed To State Department authorization bill 04/28/1998 Y
Agreed To Medicare: right to purchase unrationed insurance 04/01/1998 Y
Rejected McCain-Feingold "campaign finance reform" 02/25/1998 N
Rejected McCain-Feingold "campaign finance reform" -- Cloture Vote 10/08/1997 Y
Rejected Abortion-dependent fetal tissue research 09/04/1997 N
Agreed To Federal employees' abortion coverage 07/22/1997 Y
Rejected Abortions in military medical facilities 07/10/1997 N
Rejected Abortion coverage in S-CHIP ("kid care") 06/25/1997 N
Agreed To Medicare: right to purchase unrationed insurance 06/25/1997 Y
Passed Partial-Birth Abortion Ban 05/20/1997 Y
Passed Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act 04/16/1997 Y
Agreed To Clinton unrestricted funding for "population assistance" 02/25/1997 N
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