Pro-Choice Voter Guide: Missouri District 01
Rep. William "Lacy" Clay Jr.
Rep. William "Lacy" Clay Jr. (D) is pro-choice. He is the incumbent.
NARAL Pro-Choice America PAC has endorsed Rep. Clay Jr..
Rep. Clay earned a 100-percent score in NARAL Pro-Choice America's 2011 Congressional Record on Choice.
Voted twice against the proposal 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 against 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 ensure that hospitals must provide emergency abortion care to women who could die without it.
Rep. Clay said,"Roe v. Wade guarantees the right of a woman and her doctor to make decisions about her own health. I have always defended that right, and my position remains unchanged."
Robyn Hamlin (R) is anti-choice.
Robb Cunningham (L) has no known position on choice.