2008-2011 Louisiana House Voting Records

The following table lists the scored right to life votes in the Louisiana House of Representatives for the 2008-2011 Legislative Term. Below the table and to the right you will find the scorecard key and the list of scored votes (listed as 1-13 in the table).

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Name
 Dist. Party 1 2 3 4 5 67
 8 9 10 11 12 13%
Neil Abramson98D
+
+
+
+
+
A
A
A
A
A
A
AA
100%*
John Anders21D++++A+A+++A+-90%
James Armes III30D
+-+++AAAAAAAA80%*
Jeffery Arnold102D++++++++-+A++92%
Elton Aubert58D++++AAAA-+A+A86%
Bobby Badon39D
+++A+++++++++100%
Austin Badon 100D
+++++----+++-62%
Damon Baldone53D
+++++AAAA++A+100%
Taylor Barras48R
+++A+++++++++100%
Regina Barrow29D++A+++--++++A82%
Robert Billiot83D++++++++++++A100%
Wesley Bishop101DNNNNNNNNNNN+-50%
Jared Brossett97D++-++----+A+-50%
Richie Burford
7R
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
100%
Henry Burns9R
+++++++++++++100%
Timothy Burns89R+++A+AA+A++++100%
Roy Burrell2D
+++++----A++-58%
Thomas Carmod 6R+++++++++++A+100%
Stephen Carter68R+++++++++++++100%
Simone Champagne49R++++A++++++++100%
Billy Chandler22R++A+++A+++A++100%
Charles Chaney19R+++++++++++++100%
Patrick Connick84R+++++++++++++100%
Patrick Cortez43R+++++++++++++100%
George Cromer90R+++AA++++A++A100%
Michael Danahay33D+++A+++++++++100%
Herbert Dixon26D+-+++----++A-50%
Jean Doerge10D++++++++++A++100%
Gordon Dove, Sr.52RAA+++AAAAAA+A100%*
Hollis Downs12R+++++++++++++100%
John Bel Edwards72D+++++++++++++100%
Noble Ellington20R+++A+AAAA++++100%
James Fannin13D+++++++++++++100%
Franklin Foil70R+++++++++++++100%
A. B. Franklin34D+++++AA--+A+-70%
Richard Gallot, Jr.11D+-++A----++A-45%
Brett Geymann35R++++A++++++++100%
Jerry Gisclair54D+++++++++++++100%
Hunter Greene66R+++++++++++++100%
Elbert Guillory40D+++++NNNNNNNN100%
Mickey Guillory41D+++++++A+++++100%
John Guinn37R+++++++++++++100%
Rickey Hardy44D+-++A----A++-45%
Joe Harrison51RA++++AAAA++++100%
Lowell C. Hazel27R++++++++++A++100%
Reed Henderson103D+A+A++-++++++91%
Cameron Henry82R+++++++++++++100%
Robert Hensgens47R
NNNNNNNNNNNNADNV
Dorothy Hill32D+++++++++++++100%
Walker Hines95R
+++++++++++++100%
Frank Hoffmann15R+++++++++++++100%
Dalton Honore63D
NNNNNNNNNN++-67%
Frank Howard24R
+++++++++++++100%
Nita Rusich Hutter104R
+++++++AA+A++100%
Michael Jackson61D
+++++-+--+AA-64%
Girod Jackson III87D
++-++----+A+-50%
Robert Johnson28D
+++++AAAA++++100%
Rosalind Jones17D
+A-+A----AA+-33%
Sam Jones50D
+A+A++A++++++100%
Kay Katz16R+++++++++A+++100%
Charles Kleckley36R
+++++++A+++++100%
John LaBruzzo81R+++A+AAAA++++100%
Juan LaFonta96D
+++-+----A-A-36%
Eddie Lambert59R++AA+++++++++100%
Nancy Landry31R++++++++-++++92%
Bernard LeBas38D
+++A+++++A+++100%
Walt Leger, III91D+--+++---+++-54%
Tony Ligi, Jr.79R
+++++++++++++100%
Samuel Little14R
+++++++++++++100%
Joseph Lopinto 80R+++++++++++++100%
Nick Lorusso94RNNNNN++++++++100%
Thomas McVea62R++++++++++A++100%
Fred Mills 46R++++++++-++N
N92%
Nickie Monica57R+++++++++++++100%
Jack Montoucet42D++++A+-A++A++90%
Helena Moreno93DNNNNNNNNNN++-67%
James Morris1R
++++A++++++++100%
Barbara Norton3D+--++AAAA+++-67%
Rickey Nowlin23R++++++++A++++100%
Kevin Pearson76R++++A++++A+++100%
Jonathan Perry47R
+++++++++A+NN100%
Karen Peterson93D
+---+NNNNNNNN40%
Erich Ponti69R
++++++++++A++100%
J. Rogers Pope71R+++++++++++++100%
Stephen Pugh73R++++++++++++A100%
Jerome Richard55I++++++++++A++100%
Clifton Richardson65R
+++++++++++++100%
Cedric Richmond101D+-+++----+ANN50%
Harold Ritchie75D
++++++++++A+A100%
Joel Robideaux45R++++++++-++++92%
Christopher Roy 25D++++++A+AA++A100%
John Schroder 77R+++AA++++++++100%
Scott Simon74R+++++++++++A+100%
Mert Smiley, Jr.88R+++++++++++++100%
Jane H. Smith8R+++++++++++++100%
Gary Smith, Jr.56D+++++AAAA++++100%
Patricia Smith67D++--+----+++-46%
Karen St. Germain60D+A++++-AA+++A89%
Charmaine Marchand99D++-++--+-A++-58%
Kirk Talbot78R+++++++++++++100%
Ricky Templet85R+++++++++A+++100%
Major Thibaut 18DNN+++++++++++100%
Ledricka Thierry40DNNNNN+-AA+++-83%
Jim Tucker86R+++++++++++++100%
Wayne Waddell5R+++++++++++++100%
Bodi White, Jr.64R
++AA+++++++++100%
Patrick Williams4D+++++++--+++A83%
Thomas Willmott92R++++++++++A++100%
Ernest Wooton105I+++A+AAAA++++100%

Scorecard Key

  • + means a pro-life vote
  • - means an anti-life vote
  • N: Not an Senate member at the time of voting
  • A: Absent from vote
  • * denotes absence for more than 40% of voting

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Scorecard Key

  • + means a pro-life vote
  • - means an anti-life vote
  • N: Not an Senate member at the time of voting
  • A: Absent from vote
  • * denotes absence for more than 40% of voting

Scored Votes

  1. Cord Blood Banking Program (2008)
    • HB 861; Authored by Representative Hines
    • Vote on Final Passage; LARTL Supported
    • Establishes the Umbilical Cord Blood Banking Program within the Dept. of Health and Hospitals.
    • Passed and Signed by the Governor.
  2. Human Cloning Funding Ban (2009)
    • HB 370; Authored by Representative Henry
    • Vote on Final Passage: LARTL Supported
    • Prohibits state and federal funding of human cloning in the state of Louisiana.
    • Passed and Signed by the Governor.
  3. Health Care Rights of Conscience Protection (2009) (Vote on Concurrence)
    • HB 517; Authored by Representative LeBas
    • Vote on Concurrence; LARTL Supported
    • Protects certain health care rights of conscience for all health care professionals in the public and private sectors by granting the right to object from certain services.
    • Passed and Signed by the Governor.
  4. Choose Life License Plate Restructuring (Final Passage)
    • SB 289: Authored by Senator Appel
    • Vote on Final Passage; LARTL Supported
    • Improves the Louisiana Choose License Plate program.
    • Passed and Signed by the Governor
  5. Human-Animal Hybrid Ban (Final Passage)
    • SB 115; Authored by Senator Martiny
    • Vote on Final Passage; LARTL Supported
    • Bans the creation of human-animal hybrid embryos.
    • Passed and Signed by the Governor.
  6. National Abortion Insurance Opt-Out (2010)
    • HB 1247; Authored by Rep. Hoffman
    • Vote on Final Passage; LARTL Supported
    • Opts Louisiana out of the abortion aspects of health care insurance reform
    • Passed and Signed by the Governor; Supported by LARTL
  7. National Abortion Insurance Opt-Out (2010) (Amendment #87A)
    • If passed, amendment #87A would have allowed government-funded abortions on unborn babies younger than 24 weeks after conception
    • LARTL Opposed the Amendment; Amendment Failed
  8. National Abortion Insurance Opt-Out (2010) (Amendment #88)
    • Amendment would have inserted broad exception for psychological health of the mother 
    • LARTL Opposed the Amendment; Amendment Failed
  9. National Abortion Insurance Opt-Out (2010) (Amendment #89)
    • Amendment would have allowed government funded abortions for babies conceived through rape or incest
    • LARTL Opposed the Amendment; Amendment Failed
  10. Emergency Abortion Closure Ability HB 1370 (2010)
    • Authored by Rep. Fred Mills
    • Vote on Final Passage; LARTL Supported
    • Provides the Deparment of Health and Hospitals the ability to immediately revoke an abortion facility's license in grave cicumstances
    • LARTL Supported; Passed and Signed by Governor
  11. Ultrasound Before Abortion Act (2010)
    • SB 528; Authored by Senator Broome
    • Vote on Final Passage; LARTL Supported
    • Provides women in an abortion facility the opportunity to see the image of their unborn child.
    • Passed and Signed by the Governor
  12. Signs of Hope Act (2011)
    • HB 636: Authored by Representative Hoffman
    • Vote on Final Passage; LARTL Supported
    • Requires posting of signage in abortion facility, creates state pregnancy help website, and more.
    • Passed and Signed by the Governor
  13. Defund Planned Parenthood Resolution (2011)
    • HCR 54; Authored by Representative Hoffman
    • Vote on Final Passage; LARTL Supported
    • Urged Congress to Defund Planned Parenthood
    • LARTL Supported; Passed the House, but died in the Senate