Pro-Choice Voter Guide: Mississippi Senate
Sen. Roger Wicker
Sen. Roger Wicker (R) is anti-choice. He is the incumbent.
Sen. Wicker earned a 0 percent score in NARAL Pro-Choice America's 2011 Congressional Record on Choice.
Voted 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 a budget bill that would have cut funding for contraception and cancer screenings, made it harder for low-income women in D.C. to choose abortion care, and eliminated family-planning programs for the world's poorest women.
Voted against the nomination of Goodwin Liu to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
On the 36th aniversary of Roe v. Wade, Sen. Wicker said, "Our nation was founded on the belief that every person is entitled to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Those rights should not be withheld from the unborn. I pledge to continue working in the Senate to advance pro-life legislation that will protect the lives of the unborn."
On his congressional website, Sen. Wicker states: "I have a long record of upholding the sanctity of life. As a state senator, I authored the legislation that put in place regulations for abortion clinics and created the twenty-four hour waiting period for abortions."
Albert Gore (D) has no known position on choice.
Tom Cramer (I) has no known position on choice.
Shawn O'Hara (I) is anti-choice.