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Abortion in military medical facilities
Sanchez Amendment
05/09/2002
House Roll Call No. 153
107th Congress, 2nd Session

Failed: 202-215 (see complete tally)
Current law prohibits the use of U.S. military medical facilities for abortion, except to save the life of the mother, or in cases of rape or incest. During consideration of the Fiscal Year 2003 Defense Authorization bill (H.R. 4546), Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (D-Ca.) offered an amendment to repeal this ban as it applied to overseas military medical facilities. NRLC opposed this amendment, which failed, 202-215, Roll Call No. 153, May 10, 2002.


Vote Map: House Roll Call No. 153
Votes For : 202
Votes Against : 215
Not Voting : 18

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