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Current Legislation
 Congress:
S.2927 Conscience Protection Act
S.2297 Medicare Choices Empowerment and Protection Act
S.2159 Womens Public Health and Safety Act (Medicaid state flexibility)
S.2066 Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act
S.1919 Health Care Conscience Rights Act
S.1881 Defunding Planned Parenthood and its affiliates
S.1836 One-year moratorium on federal funds to Planned Parenthood
S.1553 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week ban)
S.1549 Care Planning Act of 2015
S.582 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act
S.404 Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act (CIANA)
S.217 "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act)
S.51 Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act
S.50 Abortion Nondiscrimination Act
S.48 Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) (ban on sex-selection abortion)
S.J.RES.15 Federal "Equal Rights Amendment": back-from-the-dead resolution
S.J.RES.10 Resolution to protect pro-life employers in District of Columbia
H.R.4924 Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA)(sex-selection abortion)
H.R.4828 Conscience Protection Act
H.R.4536 Federal fetal disposal legislation
H.R.4059 Medicare Choices Empowerment and Protection Act
H.R.3762 Pro-life Budget Reconciliation Bill (defund Planned Parenthood, curb Obamacare)
H.R.3515 Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act
H.R.3504 Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act
H.R.3495 Women's Public Health and Safety Act
H.R.3251 Preventing tax funding of Medicare "advance care planning sessions"
H.R.3197 Protecting Life and Taxpayers Act (defund abortion providers)
H.R.3134 One-year moratorium on federal funds to Planned Parenthood
H.R.2972 "EACH Woman Act" (federal funding of abortion on demand)
H.R.940 Health Care Conscience Rights Act
H.R.803 Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act (CIANA)
H.R.448 "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act)
H.R.281 Every Child A Blessing Act (wrongful birth, wrongful life)
H.R.217 Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act
H.R.36 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week ban)
H.R.7 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 7)
H.J.RES.51 Federal "Equal Rights Amendment": back-from-the-dead resolution
H.J.RES.43 Resolution to protect pro-life employers in District of Columbia
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Key Votes
U.S. Senate:
Passage of pro-life budget reconciliation bill (defunding Planned Parenthood, repealing Obamacare provisions)
Collins Amendment to preserve federal funding of Planned Parenthood
Murray Amendment to provide $1 billion to abortion providers including Planned Parenthood
Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week ban)
Constitutional amendment to curb free speech about political officeholders and issues
Murray bill to empower DHHS abortion mandates
Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act: Sense of the Senate
Preventing abortion funding and protecting religious liberty
Defunding of the Obama health care law
"DISCLOSE Act" to restrict political free speech
Preventing Obama Abortion Mandates (Blunt Amendment)
Cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood
Blocking funding for Obama health care law
Repeal of Obama health care law
DISCLOSE ACT (restrictions on free speech about federal politicians)
Health care restructuring: Ending debate on Reid bill
Health care restructuring: Reid "manager's amendment"
Motion to kill Nelson-Hatch Amendment (to remove abortion subsidies from health care bill)
Funding of the United Nations Population Fund (Kemp-Kasten anti-coercion law)
Health coverage for "unborn child" (SCHIP)
Funding of overseas pro-abortion groups ("Mexico City Policy")
Prohibition on abortion services in Indian health programs (Vitter Amendment)
Boxer Amendment to overturn pro-life "Mexico City Policy"
Banning funding of organizations that support coercive abortion programs
Health coverage for "unborn child" (SCHIP)
Medicare prescription drug price controls (S. 3)
"Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007" (S. 5): passage
Regulation of so-called "grassroots lobbying" groups
Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act (CIANA) (S. 403, as amended)
Child Custody Protection Act (S. 403): passage
Funding of embryo-killing stem cell research (H.R. 810)
Funding of overseas pro-abortion organizations
Unborn Victims of Violence Act: passage
Feinstein Substitute Amendment (single-victim substitute)
Medicare Modernization Act: passage
Medicare Modernization Act: critical procedural vote
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003
Funding of overseas pro-abortion organizations ("Mexico City Policy")
Abortion in military medical facilities
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003: passage
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act: Feinstein Substitute
Harkin Amendment to endorse Roe v. Wade
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act: Boxer Motion
Ban on abortions in military medical facilities
Shays-Meehan (McCain-Feingold) "campaign finance reform"
McCain-Feingold "campaign finance reform"
Ban on abortions in military medical facilities
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act
Baby body parts ("fetal tissue")
Roe v. Wade endorsement
killing Roe v. Wade endorsement
McCain-Feingold "campaign finance reform"
Shays-Meehan "campaign finance reform"
Ban on federal employees' abortion coverage
Ban on abortions in military medical facilities
Child Custody Protection Act -- Cloture Vote
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban--Veto Override
Abortions in military medical facilities
State Department authorization bill
Medicare: right to purchase unrationed insurance
McCain-Feingold "campaign finance reform"
McCain-Feingold "campaign finance reform" -- Cloture Vote
Abortion-dependent fetal tissue research
Federal employees' abortion coverage
Abortions in military medical facilities
Abortion coverage in S-CHIP ("kid care")
Medicare: right to purchase unrationed insurance
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban
Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act
Clinton unrestricted funding for "population assistance"
U.S. House:
Vetoed reconciliation bill to defund Planned Parenthood, repeal Obamacare provisions
Reconciliation bill to defund Planned Parenthood, repeal Obamacare provisions
Passage of pro-life reconciliation bill (defund Planned Parenthood)
Womens Public Health and Safety Act (Medicaid state flexibility)
Passage of the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act
Passage of the Defund Planned Parenthood Act
Passage of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week abortion ban)
Motion to add open-ended "health" exception to 20-week abortion ban
To block the D.C. "Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act" (RHNDA)
Repeal of the Obamacare health care law
No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 7)
No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 7)
Delay two Obamacare programs for one year (Blackburn Amendment)
Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (protect unborn at 20 weeks)
Repeal of Obamacare health care law
District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 3803)
Repeal of Obamacare Act (H.R. 6079)
Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) (ban on sex-selection abortions)
Protect Life Act
Use of federal funds to train abortionists; conscience protection
No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 3): passage
Cut off federal funds to Planned Parenthood
Block funding for Obama health care law
Cut off federal funds to Planned Parenthood (Pence Amendment)
H.R. 2, to repeal the "ObamaCare" health care law
DISCLOSE Act (restrictions on free speech about federal politicians)
Obama health care bill: abortion and rationing
Stupak-Pitts Amendment (to prohibit federal funding of abortion and federal subsidies for insurance coverage of abortion)
Deny certain federal funds to Planned Parenthood (Title X)
District of Columbia funding bill (public funding of elective abortion)
Foreign Relations Authorization Act (Office for Global Women's Issues)
Deny certain federal funds to Planned Parenthood
Smith-Stupak Amendment to protect pro-life "Mexico City Policy"
"Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007" (S. 5): passage
Phony ban on human cloning (DeGette clone-and-kill bill)
Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act (H.R. 4): passage
"Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act" (H.R. 3): passage
"Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act" (H.R. 3): anti-cloning amendment
Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act: passage
Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act: (CIANA): passage of revised bill
Funding of embryo-killing stem cell research (H.R. 810): veto override
Abortion in military medical facilities
Coercive abortion / United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Abortion in military medical facilities
Funding of embryo-killing stem cell research (H.R. 810)
Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act (CIANA): passage
Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act (CIANA): hostile Lee Amendment
Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act: (CIANA): hostile Scott Amendment
Terri Schiavo: Federal court review (S. 686)
Abortion in military medical facilities
Unborn Victims of Violence Act: passage
Unborn Victims of Violence: single-victim substitute
Medicare Modernization Act: passage
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act: final approval by the House
Coercive abortion / United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act: passage
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act: hostile motion
Abortion in military medical facilities
Human cloning ban: passage
Human cloning ban: hostile substitute (clone and kill)
Abortion Non-Discrimination Act: passage
Abortion Non-Discrimination Act: hostile motion
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act: passage
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act: hostile motion
Abortion in military medical facilities
Child Custody Protection Act: passage
Child Custody Protection Act: hostile motion
Shays-Meehan "campaign finance reform"
Abortion in military medical facilities
Human cloning ban: passage
Human cloning ban: hostile motion
Human cloning ban: hostile substitute (clone and kill)
Abortion funding in federal prisons
President Bush's pro-life "Mexico City Policy"
Unborn Victims of Violence Act: passage
Unborn Victims of Violence Act: hostile substitute
Federal employees' abortion coverage
Mexico City Policy (Smith-Barcia Provision)
FDA approval of chemical abortion methods
Physicians bargaining for abortion coverage
Abortion funding for federal prisons
Abortions in military medical facilities
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act
Pain Relief Promotion Act
Pain Relief Promotion Act : hostile substitute
Unborn Victims of Violence Act
Unborn Victims of Violence Act: hostile substitute
Shays-Meehan "campaign finance reform"
Abortion funding for federal prisons
Mexico City Policy (Smith-Barcia Amendment)
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Federal employees' abortion coverage
Child Custody Protection Act
Child Custody Protection Act: hostile motion
Abortions in military medical facilities
FDA approval of chemical abortion methods
Funding of abortions by D.C. city government
Shays-Meehan "campaign finance reform"
Shays-Meehan "campaign finance reform"
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban -- Veto Override
Federal employees' abortion coverage
Child Custody Protection Act: passage
Child Custody Protection Act: hostile motion
FDA approval of chemical abortion methods
Abortions in military medical facilities
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act: final approval
Abortion funding for federal prisons
Hyde Amendment (DHHS appropriations)
Mexico City Policy / UNFPA
Mexico City Policy / UNFPA
Abortions in military medical facilities
Mexico City Policy / UNFPA
Mexico City Policy / UNFPA
Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act: Initial Passage
Clinton unrestricted spending on "population assistance"
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