Sidney Yates on Abortion

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Voting Record

Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act

296-132. The legislation sought to prohibit any physician from knowingly performing a partial-birth abortion unless it is necessary to save the life of the mother. Sidney Yates voted against the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act.

Sidney Yates voted against the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act.

Child Custody Protection Act

In July of 1998, the House passed the Child Custody Protection Act 276-150. The legislation sought to prohibit and set penalties for transporting an individual under age 18 across a State line to obtain an abortion. Sidney Yates voted against the Child Custody Protection Act.

Sidney Yates voted against the Child Custody Protection Act.

Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act

In March of 1997, the House passed the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act 295-136. The legislation did not have enough votes to overturn a veto. Sidney Yates voted against the ban.

Sidney Yates voted against the ban.

Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act

In November of 1995, the House passed the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act 288-139. The legislation was eventually vetoed by President Bush. Sidney Yates voted against the partial birth abortion ban.

Sidney Yates voted against the partial birth abortion ban.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

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