Wednesday, January 26, 2011

HB118 Defeated!!!

HB118 – Abortion – available information for decision was voted down in the House yesterday. We are happy to learn of this favorable outcome! Thank you to everyone who worked to defeat this bill. We urge everyone to reach out to their Representatives that voted against the bill, and say thank you for standing up for medical privacy and women’s reproductive rights. Here is the voting record:

Ayes: 23
Nays: 32
Excused: 5

Ayes: Representative(s) Brechtel, Buchanan, Burkhart, Campbell, Cannady, Edmonds, Eklund, Gay, Gingery, Greene, Harshman, Harvey, Jaggi, Kroeker, Krone, Loucks, McKim, Miller, Peasley, Petersen, Quarberg, Semlek and Teeters.

Nays: Representative(s) Barbuto, Berger, Blake, Blikre, Bonner, Botten, Brown, Byrd, Connolly, Craft, Esquibel, K., Freeman, Greear, Hunt, Kasperik, Lubnau, Madden, McOmie, Moniz, Nicholas B, Patton, Pederson, Petroff, Roscoe, Shepperson, Steward, Stubson, Throne, Vranish, Wallis, Zwonitzer, Dn. and Zwonitzer, Dv..

Excused: Representative(s) Childers, Davison, Goggles, Illoway and Lockhart.