State of Connecticut secondary Archives: on Abortion


Bob Stefanowski: Don't make abortion illegal; but parental notification ok

[The moderator] asked the candidates how they would approach abortion. No one on the stage was open to making abortion illegal. Stemerman and Stefanowski offered no opinion on abortion from the stage. After the debate, they called the issue a distraction from fiscal and economic challenges. Herbst has said in other venues, Stefanowski said off stage he would support a law requiring parental notification for a minor to get an abortion.
Source: Connecticut Mirror on 2018 Connecticut gubernatorial debate Jul 12, 2018

Dan Malloy: Free birth control coverage

While we're working on health care, we can do one more thing: we can pass a law that ensures that, irrespective of what happens in Washington, birth control for Connecticut women will remain cost-free.
Source: 2018 Connecticut State of the State address Feb 7, 2018

Catherine Templeton: 100% pro-life; won't back down

Catherine Templeton believes EVERY life is precious. especially the tiniest. Catherine is 100% pro-life and will always stick up for the unborn. She knows that every life has a purpose given to us from our Creator and must be defended. As Governor, she'll stand up for our conservative values and will not back down.
Source: 2018 Connecticut Governor website CatherineTempleton.com Aug 17, 2017

Matthew Corey: Pro-choice

Q: Do you generally support pro-choice or pro-life legislation?

A: Pro-choice.

Source: Vote-Smart Connecticut Senate 2016 Political Courage Test Nov 1, 2016

August Wolf: Pro-choice but no federal funding for abortion

Dick Blumenthal holds radical positions that harm women and families. I am pro-choice. I also support the Hyde Amendment that eliminates federal funding for abortion. We must expand access to and advancement of contraceptives to end the need for abortion.
Source: 2016 Connecticut Senate campaign website Wolf2016.com.com Apr 1, 2016

Tom Foley: Pro-choice

On social issues, Foley describes himself as pro-choice on abortion.
Source: Connecticut Mirror on 2014 Connecticut Governor race Dec 31, 2010

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2020 Presidential contenders on Abortion:
  Democrats running for President:
Sen.Michael Bennet (D-CO)
V.P.Joe Biden (D-DE)
Mayor Mike Bloomberg (I-NYC)
Gov.Steve Bullock (D-MT)
Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-IN)
Sen.Cory Booker (D-NJ)
Secy.Julian Castro (D-TX)
Gov.Lincoln Chafee (L-RI)
Rep.John Delaney (D-MD)
Rep.Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)
Sen.Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Gov.Deval Patrick (D-MA)
Sen.Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
CEO Tom Steyer (D-CA)
Sen.Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
Marianne Williamson (D-CA)
CEO Andrew Yang (D-NY)

2020 Third Party Candidates:
Rep.Justin Amash (L-MI)
CEO Don Blankenship (C-WV)
Gov.Lincoln Chafee (L-RI)
Howie Hawkins (G-NY)
Gov.Gary Johnson(L-NM)
Howard Schultz(I-WA)
Gov.Jesse Ventura (I-MN)
Republicans running for President:
Sen.Ted Cruz(R-TX)
Gov.Larry Hogan (R-MD)
Gov.John Kasich(R-OH)
V.P.Mike Pence(R-IN)
Gov.Mark Sanford (R-SC)
Pres.Donald Trump(R-NY)
Rep.Joe Walsh (R-IL)
Gov.Bill Weld(R-MA & L-NY)

2020 Withdrawn Democratic Candidates:
Sen.Stacey Abrams (D-GA)
Mayor Bill de Blasio (D-NYC)
Sen.Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
Sen.Mike Gravel (D-AK)
Sen.Kamala Harris (D-CA)
Gov.John Hickenlooper (D-CO)
Gov.Jay Inslee (D-WA)
Mayor Wayne Messam (D-FL)
Rep.Seth Moulton (D-MA)
Rep.Beto O`Rourke (D-TX)
Rep.Tim Ryan (D-CA)
Adm.Joe Sestak (D-PA)
Rep.Eric Swalwell (D-CA)
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