Stephanie Tubbs Jones

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Stephanie Tubbs Jones (September 10, 1949 – August 20, 2008) was a Democratic politician and member of the United States House of Representatives. She represented Ohio District 11, which encompasses most of downtown and eastern Cleveland and many of the eastern suburbs in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, including Euclid, Cleveland Heights, and Shaker Heights. She was the first African American woman to be elected to Congress from Ohio.

According to Opensecrets.org, Tubbs Jones took more than $154,000 in campaign contributions from the "Financial, Insurance, and Real Estate" sector during a time when the housing crisis in Cleveland was at its peak. The contributions from the strictly Real Estate sector was $14,000, or 2.7% of the total received for the 2007-2008 cycle.[1]

Stance On Abortion

Staunch supporter for the destruction of children in the womb. [2]

  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-abortion voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Voted NO on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)
  • Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save mother’s life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on funding for health providers who don't provide abortion info. (Sep 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning Family Planning funding in US aid abroad. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion. (Jun 1999)
  • Recommended by EMILY's List of pro-choice women. (Apr 2001)
  • Emergency contraception for rape victims at all hospitals. (Sep 2006)
  • Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-abortion stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Provide emergency contraception at military facilities. (Apr 2007)
  • Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)

External Links

Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones House Website

References

  1. http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/pacs.php?cycle=2008&cid=N00003561
  2. Stephanie Tubbs Jones on Abortion Ontheissues.com
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