Rep. Charles Boustany Jr.
Rep. Charles Boustany Jr. is the Republican candidate in the House of Representatives race in Louisiana Congressional District 03. He is the incumbent.
Rep. Boustany Jr. is anti-choice.
Rep. Boustany earned a 0-percent score in NARAL Pro-Choice America's 2011 Congressional Record on Choice.
Voted twice to block Planned Parenthood from receiving any federal funds, which would have denied millions of Americans access to contraception, cancer screenings, and other basic medical care.
Voted for H.R.3, a bill that would ban abortion coverage in state health-insurance exchanges; impose tax penalties on small businesses and many individuals who purchase private health plans that include abortion coverage; and make permanent several restrictions that block many women from accessing abortion care.
Voted to allow hospitals to refuse to provide emergency abortion care to women who could die without it.
On his congressional website, Rep. Boustany writes:"The annual March for Life is a show of support for some of the neediest members of our society. I appreciate those across Louisiana who work to improve the lives of pregnant women and their unborn children."
Also on his congressional website, "We must unequivocally end the slaughter of our most innocent victims. This legislation is of the utmost importance for the unborn children in this country."
Rep. Boustany went on to say, "As a physician, I dedicated my life to healing and nurturing human life. As a Member of Congress, I will continue to ensure the right to life is protected, as I have done every day since taking office."
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