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Jon Ossoff on Abortion

 

 


Will only confirm judges pledged to uphold Roe v. Wade

Q: Keep abortion legal or ban?

Ossoff: Legal. "I will only vote to confirm federal judges who pledge to uphold Roe v. Wade." Will defend Planned Parenthood's "essential preventative and reproductive health care services."

Perdue: Ban. "Will continue fighting to protect the unborn." Backed ban on most abortions after six weeks that the courts overturned. Co-sponsored bill to end any federal funding of Planned Parenthood.

Source: CampusElect on 2020 Georgia Senate race , Nov 3, 2020

Will only vote to confirm judges who will uphold Roe v. Wade

I am pro-choice. I believe that women, not the government, should control the private, personal, and complex decision whether to terminate a pregnancy. In the Senate, I will only vote to confirm federal judges who pledge to uphold Roe v. Wade.
Source: 2020 Georgia Senate campaign website ElectJon.com , Jul 2, 2020

Defend a woman's right to choose and Planned Parenthood

Jon will defend women's access to contraception and a woman's right to choose and fight any legislation or executive action that would allow insurance companies to discriminate against women. Planned Parenthood provides essential preventative and reproductive health care services like cancer screenings, STD testing and low-cost birth control to millions of American women. Jon will defend Planned Parenthood in Congress.
Source: 2017 Georgia House campaign website, ElectJon.com , Apr 21, 2017

Pro-choice, according to PVS survey.

Ossoff supports the PVS survey question on abortion rights

Project Vote Smart inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Abortion: Do you generally support pro-choice or pro-life legislation?' PVS self-description: "The Political Courage Test provides voters with positions on key issues. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads."

Source: PVS Survey 20PVS-1 on Sep 9, 2020

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