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Rick Perry's Public Statements on Issue: Abortion

Full Name: James 'Rick' Richard Perry
Office: Governor (TX), Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2000
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Anita; 2 Children: Griffin, Sydney
Birth Date: 03/04/1950
Birth Place: Paint Creek, TX
Home City: Austin, TX
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Susan B. Anthony List: 2012 Pro-life Presidential Leadership Pledge
Issue Position: Pro-Life
March 27, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on Federal Court Ruling to Uphold Texas Law Protecting Life and Women's Health
Nov. 18, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Supreme Court Declining to Block HB 2
Oct. 31, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Appeals Court Lifting HB 2 Injunction
Oct. 28, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Abortion Law Ruling
Sept. 16, 2013 Gov. Perry's Remarks at Texas Right to Life Celebration
July 18, 2013 Text of Gov. Perry's Remarks at House Bill 2 Signing
July 18, 2013 Gov. Perry Signs Historic Pro-Life Legislation
July 14, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript - Zimmerman Trial, Women's Health, and Immigration Reform
July 13, 2013 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Passage of Pro-Life Legislation
July 10, 2013 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on House Passage of HB 2
July 7, 2013 Fox News "Fox Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript - Women's Health
June 27, 2013 Gov. Perry: Texas Will Continue to Build on Our Legacy of Life
June 27, 2013 Gov. Perry Gives Remarks To the National Right To Life Convention
June 26, 2013 Gov. Perry Calls Special Session to Begin July 1
June 11, 2013 Gov. Perry Adds Two Issues to Special Session Call
May 13, 2013 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on the Kermit Gosnell Verdict
March 26, 2013 Gov. Perry: The Soul of Our Nation and Her People are Worth Fighting For
Jan. 26, 2013 Gov. Perry: We Must Continue Working to Make Abortion a Thing of the Past
Jan. 21, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Decision
Jan. 11, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on the Rejection of Planned Parenthood's Attempt to Derail Texas Women's Health Program
Dec. 31, 2012 Statement by Gov. Perry Regarding the Denial of Planned Parenthood's Temporary Restraining Order
Dec. 11, 2012 Gov. Perry Announces Initiatives to Protect Life
Sept. 18, 2012 Text of Gov. Perry's Remarks at The Source for Women's Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Aug. 21, 2012 Statement by Gov. Perry on the 5th Circuit's Decision to Vacate Preliminary Injunction Regarding Women's Health Program
April 30, 2012 Statement by Governor Perry's Press Secretary Regarding WHP Injunction
March 14, 2012 Texas Legislators Support Gov. Perry on Women's Health Program
Jan. 13, 2012 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Federal Appeals Court Ruling to Allow Immediate Enforcement of Sonogram Law
Jan. 10, 2012 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Federal Appeals Court Overturning Injunction of Sonogram Law
Dec. 12, 2011 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on CMS Decisions on Texas' Healthcare Waivers
Nov. 19, 2011 Gov. Perry Shares Staunch Commitment to Conservative Values At Thanksgiving Family Forum
Sept. 12, 2011 CNN "CNN-Tea Party Republican Debate" - Transcript
Aug. 30, 2011 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Injunction of Sonogram Law
Aug. 23, 2011 Statement by Texas Gov. Rick Perry on VP Joe Biden's Comment Regarding China's One Child Policy
July 19, 2011 Legislative Accomplishments Keep Texas on Path to Prosperity
July 18, 2011 Gov. Perry: SB 7 Gives Texas Flexibility to Develop Our Own Solutions
June 14, 2011 Lifesitenews.com - Texas Gov. Perry Slams Obama on Abortion, Tests Presidential Waters
June 12, 2011 Gov. Rick Perry's Remarks During a United For Life Event in Los Angeles
May 31, 2011 Gov. Perry: Texas is on the Path to Even Greater Prosperity
May 24, 2011 Gov. Perry: Sonogram Legislation Helps Prevent the Tragedy of Abortion
May 3, 2011 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Senate Passage of Sonogram Legislation
March 7, 2011 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on House Passage of Sonogram Legislation
Feb. 17, 2011 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Senate Passage of Sonogram Legislation
Jan. 22, 2011 Gov. Perry Adds Sonogram Requirement to Emergency Items for Legislative Session
Jan. 22, 2011 Gov. Perry Adds Sonogram Requirement to Emergency Items for Legislative Session
April 30, 2009 Statement by Gov. Perry Regarding Senate Passage of Choose Life License Plate
Feb. 24, 2009 Gov. Perry Announces Support for Senate Bill 182 and House Bill 36
Dec. 18, 2008 Gov. Perry Endorses "Choose Life" License Plate Legislation
Sept. 7, 2007 Texas Governor Rick Perry's Remarks to the California Republican Convention- Transcript
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