Steve Driehaus on Abortion

Last Updated : Sep 14, 2010

Summary

Congressman Driehaus has stated that he is pro-life and that he supported the 2009 health care reform, in part, because it was pro-life.

 

Pro-Life Claims in Health Care

In voting for the 2009 health care reform legislation, Congressman Driehaus stated that he was pro-life.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-111; Bill Number-H R 5939; No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act - Cosponsor

Prohibits: (1) the expenditure of funds authorized or appropriated by federal law or funds in any trust fund to which funds are authorized or appropriated by federal law for any abortion or for health benefits coverage that includes coverage of abortion; (2) any tax benefits for amounts paid or incurred for an abortion or for a health benefits plan (including premium assistance) that includes coverage of abortion; and (3) the inclusion of abortion in any health care service furnished by a federal health care facility or by any physician or other individual employed by the federal government.

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