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Kelli Ward on Abortion

 

 


Always been pro-life

Kelli believes that traditional principles and values strengthen our communities and make America stronger. Her professional record as a physician and her record as an Arizona State Senator have proven that she is and has always been pro-life.
Source: 2018 Arizona Senatorial website KelliWard.com , Oct 1, 2017

Pro-life; pro-family; and pro-freedom

On Faith & Family: I believe that traditional principles and values strengthen our communities and make America stronger.
Source: 2016 Senate campaign website, KelliWard.com, "Issues" , Jul 27, 2015

Doctors must tell women drug-induced abortion is reversible

Legislative Summary: SB1318: Prohibits any health care exchange operating in Arizona from providing coverage for abortions, except in cases of rape & incest. Requires a physician to inform the woman of the possible reversal of a medication abortion.

Analysis by The Guardian (6/4/15):Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union, [and others] are challenging SB1318, which requires doctors to tell women having a drug-induced abortion that the procedure is reversible, advice regarded by most medical experts as wrong and misleading. The lawsuit argues that compelling doctors to provide this information against their best medical judgement, with "extreme consequences" for non-compliance, is a violation of their first amendment rights.

Legislative Outcome:Passed House 33-24-3 on Mar/23/15; Passed Senate 18-11-1 on Mar/25/15; State Sen. Kelli Ward voted YES; Signed by Gov. Ducey on Mar/30/15. A federal district court overturned SB1316 on July 23, 2016.

Source: The Guardian/ACLU analysis of Arizona voting record SB1318 , Mar 25, 2015

Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record.

Ward scores 0% by NARAL on pro-choice voting record - Arizona Right to Choose

For over thirty years, NARAL Pro-Choice America has been the political arm of the pro-choice movement and a strong advocate of reproductive freedom and choice. NARAL Pro-Choice America's mission is to protect and preserve the right to choose while promoting policies and programs that improve women's health and make abortion less necessary. NARAL Pro-Choice America works to educate Americans and officeholders about reproductive rights and health issues and elect pro-choice candidates at all levels of government. The NARAL ratings are based on the votes the organization considered most important; the numbers reflect the percentage of time the representative voted the organization's preferred position.

Source: NARAL website 03n-NARAL on Dec 31, 2003

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