117th Congress

Rep. Linda Sanchez

CA-38 (Democrat)

 

Rep. Linda Sanchez

CA-38 (Democrat)

Congresswoman Sanchez has consistently voted to eliminate or prevent protections for the unborn including to force taxpayers to pay for abortion domestically or internationally. Rep. Sanchez has worked to federalize election laws, taking power away from the states and endangering transparency in fair and free elections.

Scored Votes

H.R. 5, the Equality Act

Would put abortion on equal standing as pregnancy, stipulating that any attempt to withhold abortion services constitutes discrimination. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act

Would significantly expand funding for abortion, insurance that includes abortion, and the abortion industry, both domestic and international, under so-called COVID-19 relief funds. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

H.R. 1, the For the People Act

Would enact a federal takeover of election laws, overriding state laws and removing safeguards on election transparency Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

Senate amendment to H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act

Would significantly expand funding for abortion, insurance that includes abortion, and the abortion industry, both domestic and international, under so-called COVID-19 relief funds. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

H.J. Res. 17, to remove the deadline from the Equal Rights Amendment (DOUBLE WEIGHTED)

Would revive the ratification process for the long-expired Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution – an amendment that has been interpreted by courts as installing a sweeping legal mandate for abortion on demand, funded with taxpayer dollars. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

Discharge Petition on H.R. 619, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

This is a procedural effort to force Speaker Nancy Pelosi to discharge a bill from the committee and bring it to the floor for a vote. If 218 members of Congress sign the discharge petition, Speaker Pelosi must bring the Born-Alive bill up for a vote. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act

Would add a new definition of “sex” that could force employers to cover elective abortion through employee benefits under the guise of fairness. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

H.R. 51, the Washington, DC Admission Act

Would admit the federal District of Columbia as the 51st state. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

H.Res. 486, Ordering the Previous Question

This is a parliamentary motion to allow for the immediate consideration of H.R. 18, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Full Disclosure Act. Because a defeat of the Previous Question would have allowed for consideration of H.R. 18, Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED the Previous Question ROLL CALLREAD MORE

H.R. 4373 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Act, 2022

This spending bill eliminates decades’ worth of pro-life protections including the Helms Amendment, which prohibits funding for abortion overseas. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

Procedural vote on H.R. 4502 Labor, Health and Human Services, Financial Services and General Government [etc.] Appropriations Act, 2022

This procedural vote offered by Republicans sought to amend this spending bill to restore longstanding pro-life protections like the Hyde Amendment. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

H.R. 4502 Labor, Health and Human Services, Financial Services and General Government [etc.] Appropriations Act, 2022

This spending bill eliminates longstanding prohibitions on funding for abortion, including the Hyde Amendment. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

H.R. 4 John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021

Would enact a federal takeover of election laws, by requiring an unconstitutional preclearance of any changes to state election laws. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

Tracked Activity: Bills Cosponsored & Letters Cosigned

As of September, 2021

H.R. 554, the Support and Value Expectant Moms and Babies Act

Would prohibit the FDA from approving mail-order do-it-yourself abortions. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED COSPONSORSHIP

H.R. 18, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act

Would codify the Hyde amendment, ensuring that no federal funds could be used for abortions or to subsidize health plans that include abortion coverage. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED COSPONSORSHIP

H.R. 1080, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Would protect unborn children halfway through pregnancy based on their ability to feel excruciating pain. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED COSPONSORSHIP

Hyde Amendment Letter

Opposing Congressional Democrats’ efforts to repeal the Hyde Amendment and other pro-life provisions in appropriations. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED COSIGNING READ MORE

COSPONSORSHIP: McMorris Rogers/Walorski/Foxx Amendment #167

The cosponsorship of this amendment was scored in place of a vote because Speaker Pelosi refused to allow a vote on the amendment that would apply abortion funding restrictions to the Budget Reconciliation COVID relief bill. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED COSPONSORSHIP READ MORE

COSIGNATURE: Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Congressional amicus brief

This amicus brief argues that the abortion viability standard imposed by Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey is faulty and should be reconsidered. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED COSIGNING READ MORE

116th Congress

Rep. Linda Sanchez

CA-38 (Democrat)

SBA List Rating:

F

Rep. Linda Sanchez

CA-38 (Democrat)

Congresswoman Sanchez has consistently voted to eliminate or prevent protections for the unborn including to force taxpayers to pay for abortion domestically or internationally. Rep. Sanchez has worked to federalize election laws, taking power away from the states and endangering transparency in fair and free elections.

Scored Votes

H.R. 21, the Consolidated Appropriations Act

Would overturn Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance (PLGHA). Overturning this policy would force taxpayer funding for international NGOs who promote or perform abortion. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

Procedural vote on H.R. 21, the Consolidated Appropriations Act

To restore Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance (PLGHA). Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED ROLL CALL

H.R. 5, the Equality Act

Would put abortion on equal standing as pregnancy, stipulating that any attempt to withhold abortion services constitutes discrimination. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

Cole Amendment #1 to H.R. 2740, the Labor Health and Human Services Appropriations Act

Would amend the House Labor Health and Human Services appropriations text to restore the Trump administration’s conscience protection rule. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

Roby Amendment #9 to H.R. 2740, the Labor Health and Human Services Appropriations Act

Would amend the House Labor Health and Human Services appropriations text to restore the Trump administration’s Protect Life Rule (Title X). Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

Pocan Amendment #1 to H.R. 2740, the Labor Health and Human Services Appropriations Act

Would amend the House Labor Health and Human Services appropriations text to block the Trump administration’s protections against taxpayer funding for research involving organs and tissue from aborted babies. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

Lesko Amendment #78 to H.R. 2740, the Labor Health and Human Services Appropriations Act

Would amend the State, Foreign Operations appropriations text to stop an increase in funds to international population control, which includes US-based groups that promote abortion overseas. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

H.R. 2740, the Labor Health and Human Services Appropriations Act

Minibus would overturn the President’s Protect Life Rule, Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance, Conscience Protections, and pro-life policy on fetal tissue research, as well as increasing foreign aid for US-based groups that promote abortion overseas, etc. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

H.R. 3351, the Financial Services Appropriations Act

Would gut the longstanding D.C. Hyde (Dornan) amendment and allow taxpayer funded abortion in Washington, D.C. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

Discharge Petition on H.R. 962, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

This procedural effort to force a vote on the bill is being treated as a vote because Speaker Pelosi refuses to allow a vote on the underlying bill. If a majority of the House signed the discharge petition, she would have to allow the vote. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTS ROLL CALLREAD MORE

Vote to amend H.R. 535, the PFAS Action Act

Would recognize the unborn as a class of potentially vulnerable populations. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

H.J.Res. 79, Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment

Would revive the ratification process for the long-expired Equal Rights Amendment – an amendment that has been interpreted by courts as installing a sweeping legal mandate for abortion on demand, funded with taxpayer dollars, into the United States Constitution. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

Vote to amend H.R. 2339, the Protecting American Lungs and Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act

Would amend a health-related bill by including the text of the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

H.R. 6800, the Heroes Act

Would provide pandemic-related bailouts including funding abortion providers and health insurance plans that include elective abortion. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

H.R. 51, the Washington, DC Admission Act

Would admit the federal District of Columbia as the 51st state. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

H.R. 1425, the State Health Care Premium Reduction Act

Would amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act while increasing abortion funding through Obamacare. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

H.R. 7608, the State and Foreign Operations, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021

Would weaken pro-life protections and eliminate pro-life regulations funded through the State and Foreign Operations and Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs bills. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

H.R. 7617, the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Financial Services Appropriations Act, 2021

Would weaken pro-life protections and eliminate pro-life regulations funded through the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Financial Services bills. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 925, the America’s Conservation Enhancement Act (aka the HEROES Act)

Would use coronavirus relief funds to keep Planned Parenthood afloat, and seeks to undermine pro-life protections using expansive language. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

H. Res. 1153, Condemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent

Resolves that Congress believes in the right of everyone to make reproductive choices about their own bodies, a euphemism for abortion access. Susan B. Anthony List OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

Tracked Activity: Bills Cosponsored & Letters Cosigned

As of August, 2021

H.R. 4399, the Support and Value Expectant Moms and Babies Act

Would prohibit the FDA from approving mail-order do-it-yourself abortions. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED COSPONSORSHIP READ MORE

H.R. 20, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act

Would codify the Hyde amendment, ensuring that no federal funds could be used for abortions or to subsidize health plans that include abortion coverage. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED COSPONSORSHIP READ MORE

H.R. 784, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Would protect unborn children halfway through pregnancy based on their ability to feel excruciating pain. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED COSPONSORSHIP READ MORE

Letter to President Donald J. Trump

Requesting his veto threat for any bill that weakens pro-life policies or laws. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED COSIGNING READ MORE

Letter opposing funding for fetal tissue research

Encourages the president to stand strong against unethical science that uses aborted fetal tissue, and to instead continue to fund better, ethical alternatives. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED COSIGNING READ MORE

Bicameral letter regarding chemical abortion restrictions

Encourages FDA Commissioner to uphold restrictions on the dispensing of chemical abortion put in place for the safety of women. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTED COSIGNING READ MORE