Where do the the US House District 1 Candidates Stand
Rob Wittman vs. Qasim Rashid
Abortion on Demand
There have been 61 million abortions since the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision legalized abortion on demand.
Rob Wittman is pro-life. He opposes abortion on demand, and he supports protection for unborn children. He has a 100% pro-life voting record in Congress, as rated by the National Right to Life Committee.
Qasim Rashid supports a policy of abortion on demand, which allows abortion for any reason.
Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act would protect unborn children by prohibiting abortion after the point in pregnancy at which the unborn child is capable of experiencing great pain when being killed by dismemberment or other late abortion methods.
Rob Wittman voted for the bill that would prohibit abortions after when the unborn child can feel pain.
Qasim Rashid opposes legislation that would prohibit abortions after when the unborn child can feel pain.
Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act
The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act would require that a baby born alive during an abortion be afforded the same degree of care that would apply to any other baby delivered at the same gestational age.
Rob Wittman voted for the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.
Qasim Rashid opposes the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.
Taxpayer Funding of Abortion
Prohibiting taxpayer funding of abortion saves lives.
Rob Wittman opposes the use of our tax dollars for abortion. He also opposes taxpayer funding of abortion providers.
Qasim Rashid supports using our tax dollars for abortion. He also voted in favor of taxpayer funding of abortion providers.
It is essential to each health care provider’s Constitutional, civil and human rights that individuals are neither forced to perform, nor retaliated upon or otherwise discriminated against for refusing to participate in, procedures that violate their consciences, including abortion or assisted suicide.
Rob Wittman supports health care workers’ freedom to refuse to participate in abortions and other procedures that violate their consciences.
Qasim Rashid opposes protecting the conscience rights of health care workers.
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