Pro-Choice Voter Guide: North Carolina District 10
Rep. Patrick McHenry
Rep. Patrick McHenry (R) is anti-choice. He is the incumbent.
Rep. McHenry 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.
Rep. McHenry said, "Going forward, Americans must come together to defeat the scourge of abortion. It is our responsibility to uphold the basic sanctity of life granted to us by our Maker."
State Rep. Patsy Keever
State Rep. Patsy Keever (D) is pro-choice.
Endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice America PAC in 2004.