Michael Bennet on Abortion

Last Updated : Sep 08, 2010

Summary

Senator Bennet is Pro-Choice. He has stated that Roe vs Wade was decided correctly, and believes that the US constitution's right to privacy encompasses abortion. He has been endorsed by NARAL pro-choice America.

 

NARAL Endorsement

The Pro-Choice group NARAL has endorsed Senator Bennet and donated the maximum amount to his campaign.

 

2010 Re-Election Campaign Website Statements

Voting Record

Amendment - Funds to coercive abortions

On March 2, 2009, Senator Wicker submitted amendment SA 607. The amendment was made to the omnibus appropriations act for fiscal year 2009, and it sought to ensure that money which was sent to the United Nations from the US was not used in programs the sought to limit populations through forced sterilization or coercive abortion. The amendment specifically mentions the programs in China. Most Republicans supported the amendment and most Democrats opposed it. The amendment failed 55-39. Michael Bennet voted against the amendment to prevent aid funds from being used for coercive abortions.

Michael Bennet voted against the amendment to prevent aid funds from being used for coercive abortions.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

This representative has not been identified as sponsoring or cosponsoring significant legislation related to this title.

References

[1] Website: NARAL Pro-Choice America Article: NARAL Pro-Choice America PAC Endorses Michael Bennet Author: Ted Miller Accessed on: 09/08/2010

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