Pro-Choice Voter Guide: Texas District 18
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D) is pro-choice. She is the incumbent.
NARAL Pro-Choice America PAC has endorsed Rep. Jackson Lee.
Rep. Jackson Lee 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 restrictions that block many women from accessing abortion care.
Voted to ensure hospitals must provide emergency abortion care to women who could die without it.
Rep. Jackcon Lee said: "I rise today in strong opposition to H.R. 358, The Protect Life Act. This bill will have a detrimental impact on women's health, and moreover, attacks a woman's constitutionally protected right to choose."
Sean Seibert (R) has no known position on choice.
Christopher Barber (L) has no known position on choice.