Rep. Steve Scalise
Rep. Steve Scalise is the Republican candidate in the House of Representatives race in Louisiana Congressional District 01. He is the incumbent.
Rep. Scalise is anti-choice.
- Rep. Scalise 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.
- Scalise touts his perfect anti-choice voting record on his campaign website.
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