Rep. Ralph Abraham

DETAILS: Rep. Ralph Abraham
(1954 - ) Louisiana
  • United States House of Representatives
  • House Committee on Agriculture
  • Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry
  • Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
  • House Committee on Armed Services
  • Subcommittee on Military Personnel
  • Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities
  • LA - 5 House
    (2015- present)
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AGAINST

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»

AGAINST

Diversity

Diversity refers to differences in racial or ethnic classifications, age, gender, religion, philosophy, physical abilities, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, or any other distinguishing factor. Most politicians are in favor of diversity. They differ on whether diversity should be legislated.

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AGAINST Republicans

Republicans are for diversity, but generally against forced and legislated diversity requirements. See More»

FOR Democrats

Democrats are generally in favor of legislative diversity requirements. See More»

AGAINST

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?

DETAILS:

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»

NEUTRAL

Military

  • VOTE: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: Not Voting
  • 07/23/2019-11:29pm
  • H.R.3304 To exempt for an additional 4-year period, from the application of the means-test presumption of abuse under chapter 7, qualifying members of reserve components of the Armed Forces and members of the National Guard who, after September 11, 2001, are called to active duty or to perform a homeland defense activity for not less than 90 days.
  • Became Public Law No: 116-53., 2 months ago
  • VOTE: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: No
  • 10/16/2019-6:44pm
  • H.J.RES.77 Opposing the decision to end certain United States efforts to prevent Turkish military operations against Syrian Kurdish forces in Northeast Syria.
  • Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 246., 4 weeks ago
NEUTRAL

Cannabis

  • VOTE: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: Not Voting
  • 09/25/2019-9:42pm
  • H.R.1595 To create protections for depository institutions that provide financial services to cannabis-related legitimate businesses and service providers for such businesses, and for other purposes.
  • Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs., 1 month ago
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AGAINST

Diversity

Diversity refers to differences in racial or ethnic classifications, age, gender, religion, philosophy, physical abilities, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, or any other distinguishing factor. Most politicians are in favor of diversity. They differ on whether diversity should be legislated.

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

Republicans are for diversity, but generally against forced and legislated diversity requirements. See More»

FOR Democrats

Democrats are generally in favor of legislative diversity requirements. See More»

DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
    • Company
    • Amount
    • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • $11.5k
    • Boeing Company
    • $10k
    • American Society of Anesthesiologists
    • $10k
    • FARM CREDIT COUNCIL
    • $10k
    • AMERICAN CRYSTAL SUGAR COMPANY
    • $10k
    • National Business Aviation Association, Inc.
    • $10k
    • Northrop Grumman Corporation
    • $9k
    • AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
    • $7.5k
    • American Maritime Officers
    • $7.5k
    • CenturyLink, Inc.
    • $7.5k
Based on the July 2019 report, next report due August 20th.
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