Pro-Choice Voter Guide: Texas District 24
Rep. Kenny Marchant
Rep. Kenny Marchant (R) is anti-choice. He is the incumbent.
Rep. Marchant 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 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.
On his congressional website, Rep. Marchant says, "I believe that government has an obligation to protect innocent human life, from conception to natural death, and oppose any use of taxpayer funds to pay for abortions. I have������?written and supported numerous pro-life bills throughout������?my public service."
Tim Rusk (D) has no known position on choice.
John Stathas (L) has no known position on choice.