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Kirsten Gillibrand

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Democrat, NEW YORK

key issues

  • Women's Health Protection Act

    The Women’s Health Protection Act is one of the most extreme pieces of abortion legislation ever introduced. The bill would wipe out most state pro-life laws and make unlimited abortion until the moment of birth legal at the federal level. This bill was voted on May 11, 2022. Sen. Gillibrand voted YES.

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  • Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

    The Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act would prohibit abortion nationwide after 20 weeks on the basis that the unborn child can feel excruciating pain during an abortion. Many states have passed similar laws and they have been upheld in the courts. The bill has not been voted on yet. Senator Gillibrand is NOT co-sponsor of this bill.

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  • Prohibit Funds for Down Syndrome Abortion

    This was a vote to prohibit federal taxpayer dollars from being used to fund abortions of babies believed to have Down syndrome. This vote was taken on August 11, 2021. Senator Gillibrand voted NO.

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  • Penalties for 20+ Week Abortions

    This amendment would have established penalties against abortionists who perform abortions at 20 weeks or later, when the unborn baby can feel excruciating pain during an abortion. This vote was taken on August 11, 2021. Senator Gillibrand voted NO.

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  • Hyde in Budget Resolution

    This amendment preserved the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits direct taxpayer funding for abortion in federal spending bills. This vote was taken on August 10, 2021. Senator Gillibrand voted NO.

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  • Fetal Tissue Funding Ban

    This amendment would have prohibited federal taxpayer funding for research which involves aborted fetal tissue or destruction of human embryos. This vote was taken on May 25, 2021. Senator Gillibrand voted NO. Senator Gillibrand voted NO.

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  • Embryonic Chimera Funding Ban

    This amendment would have prohibited funding for human-animal hybrid (chimera) research. This vote was taken on May 26, 2021. Senator Gillibrand voted NO.

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  • Xavier Becerra Confirmation

    This vote was on whether to confirm Xavier Becerra to be Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Becerra is a radical pro-abortion ideologue who has demonstrated hostility towards religious freedom. This vote was taken on March 18, 2021. Senator Gillibrand voted YES.

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  • Hyde in COVID

    This amendment would have prohibited taxpayer funding for abortion in the covid relief bill of 2021, the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act. This vote was taken on March 6, 2021. Senator Gillibrand voted NO.

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  • Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

    This amendment would have required abortionists to provide medical care to a baby who survives an abortion. This vote was taken on February 4, 2021. Senator Gillibrand voted NO.

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  • 2021 Budget Religious Freedom Protections

    This amendment would have strengthened religious freedom protections in a federal spending bill. This vote was taken on February 5, 2021. Senator Gillibrand voted NO.

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  • Religious Freedom in COVID Relief

    This amendment protected the religious freedom of churches and their right to stay open during covid restrictions. This vote was taken on February 5, 2021. Senator Gillibrand voted NO.

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  • No Men in Women's Sports

    This amendment would have cut off federal funding for any school or university sports program which allows transgender boys on girls’ sports teams. This vote was taken on March 6, 2021. Senator Gillibrand voted NO.

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