Pro-Choice Voter Guide: Arizona District 06
Rep. David Schweikert
Rep. David Schweikert (R) is anti-choice. He is the incumbent.
Rep. Schweikert 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. Schweikert states:"As part of my dedication to end all practice of abortion, I am a co-sponsor of H.R. 217, the Title X Abortion Provider Act, which would deny any and all federal funding to Planned Parenthood. I am also a co-sponsor of H.R. 3, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, which would explicitly prohibit any taxpayer funding for abortions."
Matt Jette (D) is presumed to be pro-choice.
Jack Anderson (L) has no known position on choice.
Mark Salazar (G) has no known position on choice.