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Kelly Loeffler on Abortion

 

 


Co-sponsored four bills to protect the unborn

Q: Abortion--Keep legal or ban?

Kelly Loeffler: Ban. "Unapologetically pro-life." Has co-sponsored "four bills to protect the unborn." Called for investigating Planned Parenthood for receiving taxpayer funds under the Paycheck Protection Program.

Raphael Warnock: Legal. Supports "a woman's right to choose , a decision between her and her doctor." Opposes "all partisan attacks defunding healthcare providers like Planned Parenthood."

Source: CampusElect on 2019-20 Georgia 2-year Senate race , Nov 3, 2020

Endorsed by Susan B. Anthony List; unapologetically pro-life

A devout Christian, Kelly Loeffler is unapologetically pro-life. During her short time in the U.S. Senate, she has co-sponsored four bills to protect the unborn. She is proud to be endorsed by Susan B Anthony List--a leading pro-life organization in America.
Source: Susan B. Anthony 2020 Georgia Senate endorsements , Jun 16, 2020

Fierce opponent of abortion

In her introductory news conference, Loeffler pledged allegiance to Trump and decried Democrats' efforts to impeach the president as a "circus." She said she would defend the Second Amendment, support Trump's border wall and conservative judges and will be a fierce opponent of abortion. "Contrary to what you might see in the media, not every strong American woman is a liberal," she said. "Many of us are conservative and proud of it."
Source: Atlanta Journal-Const.on 2019-20 Georgia 2-year Senate race , Dec 6, 2019

Would support legislation to limit abortions

Anti-abortion groups have attacked Kemp's choice, painting Loeffler as a pro-abortion rights individual over her donations to an area hospital--which has not performed elective abortions and hasn't for at least a decade. During her announcement, Loeffler said she would support legislation to limit abortions.
Source: OpenSecrets.org on 2019-20 Georgia 2-year Senate race , Dec 4, 2019

Protect infant survivors of abortion.

Loeffler voted YEA Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

S.311/H.R.962: Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act: Congress finds the following:

Opposing argument from Rewire.com, "Born Alive Propaganda," by Calla Hales, 4/12/2019: From restrictive bans at various points of pregnancy to a proposed death penalty for seeking care, both federal and state legislators are taking aim at abortion rights. The goal? To make abortion illegal, criminalizing patients and providers in the process. One kind of bill making a recent resurgence is the "Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act." These bills aim to further the false narrative that abortions regularly occur immediately before or, according to the president, at the time of birth. Intentional action to end the life of an infant is already illegal. This is covered by federal and state infanticide laws. These bills do nothing but vilify physicians who provide reproductive health care.

Legislative outcome Referred to Committee in House; Senate motion to proceed rejected, 56-41-3 (60 required).

Source: Congressional vote 19-S0311 on Feb 5, 2019

Strongly Anti-Planned Parenthood, according to AFA survey.

Loeffler supports the AFA survey question on Planned Parenthood

The AFA inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive taxpayer funds or grants from federal, state, or local governments'? Self-description: (American Family Association helps produce iVoterGuides): "Grounded in God; rooted in research"; they "thoroughly investigate candidates"; when they cannot "evaluate with confidence, they receive an 'Insufficient' rating" (& we exclude)

Source: AFA Survey 20AFA-1B on Sep 11, 2020

Strongly support Born Alive Survivors, according to AFA survey.

Loeffler supports the AFA survey question on Born Alive Survivors

The AFA inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'I support the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which requires health care providers to provide life-saving treatment for infants who survive an attempted abortion'? Self-description: (American Family Association helps produce iVoterGuides): "Grounded in God; rooted in research"; they "thoroughly investigate candidates"; when they cannot "evaluate with confidence, they receive an 'Insufficient' rating" (& we exclude)

Source: AFA Survey 20AFA-1C on Sep 11, 2020

Anti-Planned Parenthood, according to CC survey.

Loeffler opposes the Christian Coalition survey question on abortion funding

The Chritisan Coalition inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Public Funding of Abortions (Such as Govt. Health Benefits and Planned Parenthood)?' CC 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: CC Survey 20CC-1B on Sep 10, 2020

Pro-life, according to PVS survey.

Loeffler opposes 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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