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Supports Painful Late-Term Abortions

Even when babies can survive outside the womb

'That should be a decision that the woman makes.'

– Beto O’Rourke answers a question on where he stands on third-trimester abortions

Beto O’Rourke supports late term abortions up until birth. In October 2017, he voted “no” on H.R. 36,1 a bill to ban abortion at 20 weeks, a point in pregnancy by which the baby can feel pain.2

When asked by a voter in March 2019 if he supported late term, third trimester abortions, even when medically unnecessary, he answered that he was in favor of women making that choice.

Refuses to Protect Born-Alive Abortion Survivors

We’re talking about living, breathing babies who have already been born…

'Trust women to make decisions about their own bodies'

– Beto O’Rourke’s response when asked if he would protect babies born alive during an abortion attempt on their life

In September 2015, Beto O’Rourke voted “no” on H.R 3504, the Born-Alive Survivors Protection Act,3 a law that would stop infanticide and require doctors to care for babies who are born alive after failed abortions.

During a campaign stop on March 20, 2019, Beto O’Rourke doubled down, refusing to say he would support the bill.

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Will Force Taxpayers to Pay for Abortions

Beto O’Rourke would use your tax dollars to fund abortion-on-demand. He voted “no” on the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act in January 2017.4

O’Rourke has voted to repeal the Hyde Amendment, a restriction on abortion funding for Medicaid. He has even cosponsored legislation to repeal the amendment.5

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Beto O’Rourke enjoys 100% lifetime ratings from leading abortion lobby groups