Pro-Choice Voter Guide: Georgia District 01
Rep. Jack Kingston
Rep. Jack Kingston (R) is anti-choice. He is the incumbent.
Rep. Kingston 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. Kingston states: "It's clear the fight isn't over. We'll keep fighting to defend the right to life and to make sure your tax dollars are not used to pay for abortions."
Lesli Messinger (D) has no known position on choice.