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Theresa Greenfield on Abortion

 

 


Opposes shutting down Planned Parenthood

Q: Support Planned Parenthood receiving public funds for non-abortion care?

Theresa Greenfield: Yes. Opposes "shutting down Planned Parenthood," which serves "a crucial part of our population."

Joni Ernst: No. Opposes all federal funding of Planned Parenthood.

Source: CampusElect on 2020 Iowa Senate race , Oct 10, 2020

Always defend woman's right to make own health decisions

Q: What should happen if the court overturns Roe v. Wade?

Greenfield: I know that there are strong feelings on both sides of this issue, absolutely. And I believe Roe is settled law. I will always defend a woman's right to make her own health care decisions with the guidance of her doctor. And I actually will defend all people to make their own health care decisions with their doctors and will continue to defend it regardless of where we go in the future.

Source: Iowa Public Television transcript of 2020 Iowa Senate debate , Sep 28, 2020

Women should have access to safe affordable health care

Theresa believes in women's constitutional right to make their own health care decisions. Theresa believes all women, regardless of where they live or how much money they make, should have access to safe, high-quality, affordable health care. Theresa is proudly endorsed by EMILY's List and NARAL Pro-Choice America, and she will always work to defend women's rights and health.
Source: 2020 Iowa Senate campaign website GreenfieldForIowa.com , Jun 2, 2020

Fight to protect reproductive freedom

NARAL press release: "I'm deeply grateful to have NARAL's support in our race," said Theresa Greenfield, candidate for U.S. Senate. "As long as Senator Ernst and Majority Leader McConnell are in Washington working to defund Planned Parenthood and undermine Roe v. Wade, it's clear that women's health and rights will be at risk and under attack. I'll fight to protect reproductive freedom and ensure we defend every woman's constitutional right to make her own health care decisions."
Source: NARAL Pro-Choice America 2020 Iowa Senate race endorsements , Oct 2, 2019

EMILY's List endorses Greenfield for abortion rights

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and EMILY's List, which backs female Democrats who support abortion rights, both announced they were endorsing Greenfield in the race. "Theresa Greenfield embodies Iowa values of hard work, resilience, and a commitment to doing what's right," DSCC Chairwoman Catherine Cortez Masto said in a statement. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a 2020 presidential hopeful, also endorsed Greenfield on Thursday, according to Iowa Starting Line.
Source: Rollcall.com e-zine on 2020 Iowa Senate race endorsements , Jun 6, 2019

Pro-Planned Parenthood, according to CC survey.

Greenfield supports the Christian Coalition survey question on abortion funding

The Christian Coalition inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Public Funding of Abortions (Such as Govt. Health Benefits and Planned Parenthood)?' Self-description by Christian Coalition of America: "These guides help give voters a clear understanding of where candidates stand on important pro-family issues" for all Senate and Presidential candidates.

Source: CC Survey 20CC-1B on Sep 10, 2020

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