Senator Bernard Sanders

DETAILS: Senator Bernard Sanders
(1941 - ) Vermont
  • United States Senate
  • Senate Committee on the Budget
  • Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
  • Subcommittee on Water and Power
  • Subcommittee on National Parks
  • Subcommittee on Energy
  • Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
  • Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety
  • Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure
  • Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife
  • Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
  • Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security
  • Subcommittee on Children and Families
  • Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
  • VT Senate
    (2007- present)
  • VT - 0 House
    (1991- 2007)
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NEUTRAL

Abortion

An ongoing controversy about the moral, legal, and religious status of induced abortion. The hottest point of contention lies in which should receive the higher priority when a woman decides not to carry a fetus to term: The woman or the fetus?

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AGAINST Republicans

Republicans focus on the rights and safety of the unborn. Goals focus on restrictions and bans of induced abortions to advocate for the life of the fetus. See More»

FOR Democrats

Democrats focus on the rights and safety of the woman. Goals focus on the woman’s right and ability to choose whether they should carry a fetus to term. See More»

DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
    • Company
    • Amount
    • National Association of Letter Carriers
    • $10k
    • Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO
    • $8.5k
    • American Federation of Teachers
    • $5k
    • American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO
    • $5k
    • National Education Association
    • $5k
    • Laborers' International Union of North America
    • $4.5k
    • Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen
    • $4k
    • PLANNED PARENTHOOD ACTION FUND, INC.
    • $3k
    • Communications Workers of America
    • $1.5k
Based on the July 2019 report, next report due August 20th.
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