Rep. Mike Bost

IL-12 (Republican)

SBA List Rating:

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Congressman Bost has voted consistently to protect the lives of the unborn as well as the consciences of taxpayers who don’t want their hard-earned tax dollars paying for abortion domestically or internationally. Rep. Bost has defended the Trump administration’s pro-life regulatory efforts from pro-abortion attacks to prohibit their implementation.

Congressman Bost offered a unanimous consent request for consideration of H.R. 962, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.

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

Tracked Activity: Bills Cosponsored & Letters Cosigned

As of September 2020

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

Would prohibit the FDA from approving new abortion drugs or weakening restrictions on current abortion drug protocols. Susan B. Anthony List SUPPORTS 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 SUPPORTS 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 SUPPORTS 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