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2009-S346 on Feb 4, 2009

Bill Sponsorship: Life at Conception Act
Source: S.346&HR.881
A bill to implement equal protection under the 14th article of amendment to the Constitution for the right to life of each born and preborn human person. Declares that the right to life guaranteed by the Constitution is vested in each human being beginning at the moment of fertilization, cloning, or other moment at which an individual comes into being. Prohibits construing this Act to authorize the prosecution of any woman for the death of her unborn child.

    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 1. Question 1: Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Abortion
  • Headline: Declare preborn as persons under 14th amendment (Score: -2)
  • Headline 2: Sponsored bill declaring preborn as Constitutional persons (Score: -2)

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.

Democrats participating in 2009-S346

Ralph Moody Hall s1sTexas Democrat until 2004; now GOP 

Republicans participating in 2009-S346

Rodney Alexander s1sLouisiana Republican (resigned 2014) 
Michele Bachmann s1sMinnesota Republican (retiring 2014) 
Spencer Bachus s1sAlabama Republican (retiring 2014) 
Roscoe Bartlett s1sMaryland Republican 
Rob Bishop s1sUtah Republican 
John Boozman s1sAR Republican Jr Senator 
Paul Broun s1sGA Republican Challenger 
Sam Brownback s1sKS Republican Governor 
John Carter s1sTexas Republican 
Tom Coburn s1sOK Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
Tom Cole s1sOklahoma Republican 
Geoff Davis s1sKentucky Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Jim DeMint s1sSC Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
Vernon Ehlers s1sMichigan Republican (until 2010) 
Michael Enzi s1sWY Republican Sr Senator 
Randy Forbes s1sVirginia Republican 
Jeff Fortenberry s1sNebraska Republican 
Trent Franks s1sArizona Republican 
Scott Garrett s1sNew Jersey Republican 
Phil Gingrey s1sGA Republican Challenger 
Bob Goodlatte s1sVirginia Republican 
Peter Hoekstra s1sMI Republican Challenger 
Duncan Hunter Jr. s2pCalifornia Republican 
Bob Inglis s1sSouth Carolina Republican (until 2010) 
James Inhofe s1sOK Republican Sr Senator 
Timothy Johnson s1sIllinois Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Jim Jordan s1sOhio Republican 
Steve King s1sIowa Republican 
Doug Lamborn s1sColorado Republican 
Bob Latta s1sOhio Republican 
Donald Manzullo s1sIllinois Republican (Lost 2012 Primary) 
Kenny Marchant s1sTexas Republican 
Michael McCaul s1sTexas Republican 
Thad McCotter s1sMichigan Republican 
Patrick McHenry s1sNorth Carolina Republican 
Gary Miller s1sCalifornia Republican (retiring 2014) 
Randy Neugebauer s1sTexas Republican 
Mike Pence s1sIN Republican Governor 
Tom Petri s1sWisconsin Republican 
Joseph Pitts s1sPennsylvania Republican 
Hal Rogers s1sKentucky Republican 
Michael Rogers s1sAlabama Republican 
Tom Rooney s1sFlorida Republican 
Steve Scalise s1sLA Republican challenger 
Jean Schmidt s1sOhio Republican (Lost 2012 Primary) 
John Shimkus s1sIllinois Republican 
Bill Shuster s1sPennsylvania Republican 
Adrian Smith s1sNebraska Republican 
Christopher Smith s1sNew Jersey Republican 
Mark Souder s1sIndiana Republican (until 2010) 
John Sullivan s1sOklahoma Republican 
Lee Terry s1sNebraska Republican 
John Thune s1sSD Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
David Vitter s1sLA Republican 2015 Gubernatorial candidate 
George Voinovich s1sOH Republican Sr Senator (retiring 2010) 
Zach Wamp s1sTennessee Republican (until 2010) 
Lynn Westmoreland s1sGeorgia Republican 
Roger Wicker s2pMississippi Republican (Senate 2008) 
Joe Wilson s1sSouth Carolina Republican 

Independents participating in 2009-S346

Mel Martinez s1sFL Former GOP Senator (resigned 2009); previously HUD Secy. 
George Radanovich s1sCalifornia Former GOP (until 2010) 

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 1
Republicans: 59
Independents: 2

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