Laws & Policy

Congressional Record on Choice

Anti-choice legislation

No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act: Motion to End Debate (1/17/19)

S.109, No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (1/17/19)

Motion to invoke cloture (end debate) on Wicker (R-MS) bill to effectively ban abortion coverage in the state health insurance exchanges, penalize small businesses that purchase private health plans that include abortion coverage, mandate that health plans make biased, one-sided "disclosures" of abortion coverage, and reiterate and expand bans on public insurance coverage of abortion. Three-fifths of the Senate (60 votes) is required to invoke cloture on legislation. Cloture motion failed 48-47. A pro-choice vote (+) was against cloture. (1/17/19).

Votes for bill:
  • Anti-choice position
Votes against bill:
  • Pro-choice position
Absences or N/A:
  • Absences or N/A
Voting Record

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