Rating Group: National Right to Life Committee

1999-2000 Positions

State Office Name Party Rating
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 100%
Wayne Allard 100%
Bill Archer 100%
Richard Armey 100%
Richard Hugh Baker 100%
Cass Ballenger 100%
James Barcia 100%
Bob Barr, Jr. 100%
Roscoe Bartlett 100%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 100%
Herbert Bateman 100%
Bob Bennett 100%
Michael Bilirakis 100%
Thomas Bliley, Jr. 100%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 100%
OH U.S. House-8 John Boehner R 100%
Kit Bond 100%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 100%
Ed Bryant 100%
Jim Bunning 100%
Conrad Burns 100%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 100%
Dan Burton 100%
Steve Buyer 100%
Herbert Callahan 100%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 100%
MI U.S. House-4 Dave Camp R 100%
FL Justice of the Supreme Court Charles Canady 100%
Chris Cannon 100%
OH U.S. House-1 Steve Chabot R 100%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Saxby Chambliss R 100%
Helen Chenoweth-Hage 100%
NC U.S. House-6 Howard Coble R 100%
OK U.S. Senate-Jr Thomas Coburn R 100%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 100%
Larry Combest 100%
Christopher Cox 100%
Larry Craig 100%
Philip Crane 100%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 100%
Barbara Cubin 100%
Randall Cunningham 100%
Thomas DeLay 100%
James DeMint 100%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine R 100%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 100%
Jay Dickey 100%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 100%
John Doolittle 100%
David Dreier 100%
Vern Ehlers 100%
Jo Ann Emerson 100%
Philip English 100%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 100%
Terry Everett 100%
Thomas Ewing 100%
Peter Fitzgerald 100%
Ernest Fletcher 100%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 100%
William Frist 100%
George Gekas 100%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 100%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 100%
William Goodling 100%
Porter Goss 100%
William Phillip Gramm 100%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 100%
Mark Green 100%
Judd Gregg 100%
Gilbert Gutknecht 100%
NA U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Hagel R 100%
TX U.S. House-4 Ralph Hall R 100%
James Hansen 100%
J. Dennis Hastert 100%
WA U.S. House-4 Doc Hastings R 100%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 100%
Robert Hayes 100%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 100%
Joel Hefley 100%
Jesse Helms 100%
Wally Herger, Jr. 100%
Van Hilleary 100%
Pete Hoekstra 100%
John Nathan Hostettler 100%
Duncan Hunter 100%
Asa Hutchinson 100%
Kay Hutchison 100%
Henry Hyde 100%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 100%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 100%
William Lewis Jenkins 100%
Christopher John 100%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 100%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 100%
OH Governor John Kasich R 100%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 100%
GA U.S. House-1 Jack Kingston R 100%
Joseph Knollenberg 100%
Jon Kyl 100%
Ray LaHood 100%
Stephen Largent 100%
IA U.S. House-3 Tom Latham R 100%
Ron Lewis 100%
John Linder 100%
Trent Lott, Sr. 100%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 100%
Dick Lugar 100%
Don Manzullo 100%
Bill McCollum 100%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 100%
James McCrery III 100%
David McIntosh 100%
CA U.S. House-25 Buck McKeon R 100%
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 100%
CA U.S. House-31 Gary Miller R 100%
Alan Mollohan 100%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 100%
Frank Murkowski 100%
Sue Myrick 100%
George Nethercutt, Jr. 100%
Robert William Ney 100%
Don Nickles 100%
Anne Northup 100%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 100%
James Nussle 100%
Michael Oxley 100%
Ronald Packard 100%
Edward Pease 100%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL 100%
John Peterson 100%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 100%
PA U.S. House-16 Joe Pitts R 100%
Richard Pombo 100%
OH U.S. Senate-Jr Rob Portman R 100%
George Radanovich 100%
WV U.S. House-3 Nick Rahall II D 100%
Thomas Reynolds 100%
Bob Riley 100%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 100%
James Rogan 100%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 100%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 100%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 100%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 100%
Jim Ryun 100%
AZ U.S. House-5 Matt Salmon R 100%
Rick Santorum 100%
Joe Scarborough 100%
Robert Schaffer 100%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 100%
AL U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Sessions III R 100%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 100%
John Shadegg 100%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 100%
Donald Sherwood 100%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 100%
Joseph Skeen 100%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 100%
Gordon Smith 100%
Bob Smith 100%
Mark Souder 100%
Floyd Spence 100%
Cliff Stearns 100%
Bart Stupak 100%
John Sununu 100%
James Talent 100%
Tom Tancredo 100%
William Tauzin 100%
Charles Taylor 100%
NE U.S. House-2 Lee Terry R 100%
Craig Thomas 100%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 100%
Strom Thurmond 100%
Todd Tiahrt 100%
James Traficant, Jr. 100%
LA U.S. Senate-Jr David Vitter R 100%
George Voinovich 100%
Wesley Watkins 100%
Julius Caesar Watts, Jr. 100%
David Weldon 100%
Gerald Weller 100%
KY U.S. House-1 Ed Whitfield R 100%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 100%
Bill Young 100%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 100%
AL U.S. House-6 Spencer Bachus R 95%
Bill Barrett 95%
Jerry Costello 95%
Elton Gallegly 95%
Paul Gillmor 95%
Rick Hill 95%
Dale Kildee 95%
Dennis Kucinich 95%
John LaFalce 95%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 95%
John McHugh 95%
NC U.S. House-7 Mike McIntyre D 95%
Jack Murtha 95%
WI U.S. House-6 Tom Petri R 95%
David Phelps 95%
Jim Saxton 95%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 95%
Ronnie Shows 95%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 95%
Charles Stenholm 95%
Bob Stump 95%
SD U.S. Senate-Jr John Thune R 95%
James Walsh 95%
Zach Wamp 95%
W. Curtis Weldon 95%
VA U.S. House-10 Frank Wolf R 95%
Michael Collins 94%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 94%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 94%
Michael Patrick Forbes 94%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 94%
Tony Hall 94%
Thomas Holden 94%
Kenny Hulshof 94%
William Lipinski 94%
KY Commissioner of the Department of Veterans' Affairs Ken Lucas D 94%
Frank Mascara 94%
Scott McInnis 94%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 94%
Jack Quinn 94%
Timothy Roemer 94%
Ike Skelton 94%
Gene Taylor 94%
Merrill Cook 93%
Douglas Bereuter 90%
Marion Berry 90%
Henry Bonilla 90%
Robert Borski, Jr. 90%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 90%
Paul Kanjorski 90%
Ralph Regula 90%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 90%
Nick Smith 90%
PA U.S. Senate-Jr Pat Toomey R 90%
Bob Weygand 90%
Steve LaTourette 89%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 88%
Y. Tim Hutchinson 88%
Ronald Klink 88%
Jerry Lewis 88%
E.G. Shuster 88%
Patsy Ann Danner 85%
Jennifer Dunn 85%
David Lee Hobson 85%
Jack Metcalf 85%
Jim Oberstar 85%
SC U.S. House-1 Mark Sanford, Jr. R 85%
Heather Wilson 85%
John Ganske 78%
Ron Paul 78%
John Breaux 77%
John Cooksey 77%
Fred Thompson 77%
Mary Bono Mack 75%
Michael McNulty 75%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 75%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 73%
John Moakley 73%
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. 73%
Tillie Fowler 72%
Jim Gibbons 70%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 70%
GA U.S. Senate-Jr Johnny Isakson R 68%
Ben Campbell 66%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 66%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Harry Reid D 66%
John Warner 66%
Dan Miller 65%
John Sweeney 60%
Brian Bilbray 57%
Thomas Davis III 57%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 55%
James Leach 55%
Ted Stevens 55%
Rick Lazio 52%
William Thomas 52%
Gerald Kleczka 50%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 50%
Robert Franks 47%
James Turner 47%
David Edward Bonior 45%
Robert Clement 45%
Bob Ehrlich, Jr. 45%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 44%
Deborah Pryce 44%
Matthew Martinez 43%
Baron Hill 42%
Robert Cramer 40%
Mark Foley 40%
Earl Pomeroy 40%
James Ramstad 40%
MI U.S. House-12 John Dingell D 35%
James Kolbe 35%
Doug Ose 35%
Marge Roukema 35%
Bart Gordon 31%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 31%
Nicholas Lampson 30%
Dave Obey 26%
John Spratt, Jr. 26%
John Tanner 26%
Leonard Boswell 25%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 25%
James Davis 25%
Bob Etheridge 25%
Sue Kelly 25%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 25%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. D 22%
Kent Conrad 22%
Byron Dorgan 22%
Arlen Specter 22%
Silvestre Reyes 21%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 20%
Mike Castle 20%
Chet Edwards 20%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 20%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 20%
Vic Snyder 20%
William Jefferson 18%
Joe Baca, Sr. 16%
RI Governor Linc Chafee D 16%
Charlie Bass 15%
Gary Condit 15%
Steven Kuykendall 15%
David Minge 15%
Dennis Moore 15%
Owen Pickett 15%
Ted Strickland 15%
Evan Bayh 11%
Robert Byrd 11%
Thomas Daschle 11%
Wayne Gilchrest 11%
Ernest Hollings 11%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr Timothy Johnson D 11%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr Mary Landrieu D 11%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 11%
Blanche Lincoln 11%
Judy Biggert 10%
PA Commissioner-At-Large Joseph Hoeffel 10%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 10%
James Maloney 10%
Max Sandlin, Jr. 10%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 10%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 10%
Norman Sisisky 10%
Karen Thurman 10%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 10%
Bruce Vento 7%
Harold Ford, Jr. 6%
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D 6%
Rob Andrews 5%
ME Councilor-At-Large John Baldacci D 5%
WI Mayor-At-Large Tom Barrett D 5%
Sherwood Boehlert 5%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 5%
Jonas Frost III 5%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 5%
Benjamin Gilman 5%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 5%
James Greenwood 5%
Earl Hilliard, Jr. 5%
TX U.S. House-15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. D 5%
Stephen Horn 5%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 5%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 5%
Patrick Kennedy 5%
William Luther 5%
NY U.S. House-4 Carolyn McCarthy D 5%
Patsy Takemoto Mink 5%
VA U.S. House-8 Jim Moran, Jr. D 5%
John Edward Porter 5%
Lynn Nancy Rivers 5%
Christopher Shays 5%
Mel Watt 5%
Bob Wise, Jr. 5%
Albert Wynn 5%
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie D 0%
Gary Ackerman 0%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 0%
Thomas Allen 0%
Brian Baird 0%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 0%
Max Baucus 0%
CA U.S. House-34 Xavier Becerra D 0%
Kenneth Bentsen, Jr. 0%
Shelley Berkley 0%
Howard Berman 0%
Jeff Bingaman 0%
Rod Blagojevich 0%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 0%
Rick Boucher 0%
CA U.S. Senate-Jr Barbara Boxer D 0%
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D 0%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 0%
Thomas Campbell 0%
CA U.S. House-24 Lois Capps D 0%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 0%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 0%
Julia Carson 0%
William Clay, Sr. 0%
Eva Clayton 0%
Joseph Maxwell Cleland 0%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 0%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 0%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 0%
William Coyne 0%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 0%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 0%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 0%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 0%
Bill Delahunt 0%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 0%
Peter Deutsch 0%
Norm Dicks 0%
Julian Dixon 0%
Chris Dodd 0%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 0%
Calvin Dooley 0%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 0%
John Edwards 0%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 0%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 0%
Lane Evans 0%
CA U.S. House-20 Sam Farr D 0%
PA U.S. House-2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. D 0%
Russ Feingold 0%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 0%
Bob Filner 0%
Barney Frank 0%
Sam Gejdenson 0%
Charlie Gonzalez 0%
Daniel Graham 0%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutierrez D 0%
IA U.S. Senate-Jr Tom Harkin D 0%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 0%
Maurice Hinchey 0%
NJ U.S. House-12 Rush Holt, Jr. D 0%
Darlene Hooley 0%
Daniel Inouye 0%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 0%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 0%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 0%
James Merrill Jeffords 0%
Nancy Johnson 0%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 0%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 0%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 0%
Herb Kohl 0%
Tom Lantos 0%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 0%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 0%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Carl Levin D 0%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 0%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 0%
Joe Lieberman 0%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 0%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 0%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 0%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 0%
Robert Matsui 0%
Karen McCarthy 0%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 0%
Cynthia Ann McKinney 0%
Martin Meehan 0%
Carrie Meek 0%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 0%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 0%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 0%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 0%
CA U.S. House-11 George Miller D 0%
Constance Morella 0%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 0%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 0%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 0%
John Olver 0%
Major Owens 0%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 0%
AZ U.S. House-7 Ed Pastor D 0%
Donald Payne 0%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 0%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 0%
NY U.S. House-13 Charlie Rangel D 0%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 0%
WV U.S. Senate-Sr Jay Rockefeller IV D 0%
Ciro Rodriguez 0%
Steve Rothman 0%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 0%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 0%
Martin Olav Sabo 0%
CA U.S. House-46 Loretta Sanchez D 0%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 0%
Paul Sarbanes 0%
OH State Senate-28 Thomas Sawyer D 0%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 0%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 0%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 0%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 0%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 0%
Olympia Snowe 0%
MI U.S. Senate-Jr Debbie Stabenow D 0%
Pete Stark 0%
Ellen Tauscher 0%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 0%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 0%
MA U.S. House-6 John Tierney D 0%
Robert Torricelli 0%
Ed Towns 0%
CO U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Udall D 0%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 0%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 0%
CA U.S. House-33 Henry Waxman D 0%
Anthony Weiner 0%
Paul Wellstone 0%
Robert Wexler 0%
Lynn Woolsey 0%
David Wu 0%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 0%

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