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Women's Rights

Michael Bennet (D)

• Pro-choice stance
• Believes contraception is a form of preventative care and should be covered by insurance
• Supports funding for abortion care at federal level
• Supports the Paycheck Fairness Act

Joe Biden (D)

• Pro-choice stance
• Doesn’t support the Hyde Amendment
• Pass the Equal Rights Amendment
• Believes equal pay for women is "common sense"
• Provide for the unique needs of incarcerated women
• Reauthorize and strengthen the Violence Against Women Act

Cory Booker (D)

• Pro-choice stance
• Defends women's access to birth control
• Prohibit state governments from restricting access to abortions
• Repeal the Hyde Amendment
• Supports the Paycheck Fairness Act

Pete Buttigieg (D)

• Pro-choice stance
• Repeal the Hyde Amendment
• Increase access to comprehensive reproductive health care
• Called the gender wage gap "an embarrassment to our country"
• Supports the Paycheck Fairness Act
• Immediately make public the total pay gap at every large company
• Pass anti-harassment laws and gender nondiscrimination laws for the workplace

Julián Castro (D)

• Pro-choice stance
• Strongly opposed state laws limiting abortion access after the 20th week of pregnancy
• Condemned Alabama abortion bill
• Repeal of the Hyde Amendment
• Pass the Equal Rights Amendment
• Abortions should be covered by health care
• Supports equal pay for equal work
• Appoint judges that will uphold Roe v. Wade

John Delaney (D)

• Pro-choice stance
• Supports public funding for abortion services
• Increase funding for Planned Parenthood
• Opposed the Alabama abortion bill

Tulsi Gabbard (D)

• Pro-choice stance
• Supports the Paycheck Fairness Act

Amy Klobuchar (D)

• Pro-choice stance
• Believes limits in the third trimester protecting the health of the woman are important
• Ensure funding for Planned Parenthood
• Prohibit states from setting restrictions on abortion
• Supports the Paycheck Fairness Act, the FAMILY Act, and the Equal Rights Amendment
• Believes in equal opportunity to enter male dominated fields
• Put rules in place to prevent pay discrimination

Deval Patrick (D)

• Pro-choice stance
• Signed a law allowing police to order anti-abortion protesters to be removed from entrances to clinics if they were blocking access to the building

Bernie Sanders (D)

• Pro-choice stance
• Fully fund Planned Parenthood, Title X, and other initiatives that protect women’s health, access to contraception, and the availability of a safe and legal abortion
• Opposes all efforts to undermine Roe v. Wade and will appoint federal judges who will uphold women’s rights
• Pass the Equal Rights Amendment
• Repeal the Hyde Amendment
• Fight to end sexual harassment in the workplace, the military, and other institutions
• Immediately reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act

Tom Steyer (D)

• Pro-choice stance
• Supports Roe v. Wade

Donald Trump (R)

• Pro-life stance
• Opposes late stage abortions
• Opposes abortions except in the cases of rape, incest, and when the health of the mother is at risk
• Prohibited clinics that provide abortion services from receiving government funding
• Supports equal pay in theory but believes in reality it's difficult

Joe Walsh (R)

• Believes no exceptions should exist in abortion laws

Elizabeth Warren (D)

• Pro-choice stance
• Guarantee the right to an abortion described in Roe v. Wade through a federal statute
• Push Congress to repeal restrictions on when federal funds can pay for abortion
• Prevent states from passing laws that restrict abortion access
• Supports the Paycheck Fairness Act, FAMILY Act, and the Equal Rights Amendment

Bill Weld (R)

• Pro-choice stance
• Supports legal access to abortion
• Declared that federal government should not have a say on abortion rights

Marianne Williamson (D)

• Pro-choice stance
• Supports no restrictions or limitations on reproductive rights
• Believes in equal pay for equal work
• Supports the Equal Rights Amendment

Andrew Yang (D)

• Pro-choice stance
• Support a woman’s right to choose in every circumstance
• Provide affordable contraception access
• Appoint judges who support a woman’s right to choose
• Supports equal pay regardless of gender and race