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Campaign issues 2004 - Abortion

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Bush:
• Supports adult stem-cell research but limits on embryos. (Jun 2003)
• No funds to international groups that offer abortion. (Jan 2001)
• Accepts FDA approval of RU-486 but concerned about overuse. (Oct 2000)
• Ban partial-birth abortions, and reduce abortions overall. (Oct 2000)
• Approval of RU-486 is wrong. (Sep 2000)
• Good people can disagree; but let’s value life. (Aug 2000)
• Every child born and unborn ought to be protected. (Jun 2000)
• Welcome all children; supports adoption tax credits. (Apr 2000)
• Supports GOP abortion plank but disagrees on exceptions. (Feb 2000)
• No Republican will allow partial-birth abortion. (Feb 2000)
• Ideal: Value every life; but many steps to get there. (Jun 1999)
• Supports Parental Notification Law for minor girls. (Jun 1999)
• Ban partial-birth; ban taxpayer funding. (Mar 1999)
• Encourage fewer abortions via adoption & abstinence. (Jul 1998)

Supreme Court + Constitution

• No litmus test; just strict constructionist interpretation. (Oct 2000)
• No tax money for abortion, but no Pro-Life Amendment either. (Sep 2000)
• Supreme Court is wrong: leave abortion to the states. (Jun 2000)
• No pro-life pledge; VP & judges will simply be qualified. (Jan 2000)
• Would support - but not pursue - a pro-life Amendment. (Jun 1999)

Kerry:
• Kerry staunchly resists restrictions on abortions. (Apr 27)
• Partial-birth abortion ban undermine women's right to choose. (Nov 2003)
• No criminalization of a woman's right to choose. (Jun 2003)
• Voted NO on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime. (Mar 25)
• Voted NO on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
• Voted NO on banning partial birth abortions. (Oct 1999)
• Voted NO on disallowing overseas military abortions. (May 1999)
• Expand embryonic stem cell research. (Jun 4)

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