Pro-Choice Voter Guide: New Jersey District 12
Rep. Rush Holt
Rep. Rush Holt (D) is pro-choice. He is the incumbent.
NARAL Pro-Choice America PAC has endorsed Rep. Holt.
Rep. Holt 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.
On his congressional website, Rep. Holt states:"Rep. Holt has been unwavering in his support of the health and reproductive rights of women. Rep. Holt strongly believes that every woman has the right to make health care decisions without government interference, and he supports legislation to protect Roe v. Wade."
Eric Beck (R) has no known position on choice.
Ken Cody (I) has no known position on choice.
Jack Freudenheim (I) has no known position on choice.