New Hampshire's 1st District (NH - 01)
Tea Partier Frank Guinta is 100% opposed to a woman’s right to choose, even in the case of rape or incest, or to save the life of a mother. What’s more, Tea Partier Frank Guinta voted to defund Planned Parenthood and to restrict access to preventive health care for New Hampshire women.
Guinta Supported Abortion Ban with “No Exceptions.” “In response to two questions on abortion, Guinta said he is pro life, and, were a repeal to Roe v. Wade come up while he was serving in Congress, he would vote for a no-holds barred ban on abortion with ‘no exceptions.’” [Foster’s Daily Democrat, 8/11/10]
Guinta Voted to Defund Planned Parenthood. In 2011, Guinta voted for a bill which would insert a section in the FY11 Continuing Resolution which would prohibit Planned Parenthood and its affiliates from receiving federal funding. The resolution would order the Clerk of the House to change H.R. 1473, the FY11 Continuing Resolution, to bar the use of the federal funds to go to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., or any affiliate. [H Con Res 36, Vote #271, 4/14/11; The Hill, 4/12/11]
Planned Parenthood Provides Access to Preventative Cancer Screenings, Mammograms. According to its website, “Planned Parenthood doctors and nurses teach patients about breast care, connect patients to resources to help them get vital biopsies, ultrasounds, and mammograms, and follow up to make sure patients are cared for with the attention they need and deserve.” [Planned Parenthood website, accessed 8/07/12]