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Candidate Positions on Abortion

Read the full responses from candidates below. “Answer option” is the choice given in the quiz, and “Candidate’s position” shows the candidate’s response to MPR News.

Question: Do you favor or oppose legalized abortion?
Brian DavisBrian Davis ANSWER OPTION: I oppose abortion, I believe we should respect and protect life.
CANDIDATE'S POSITION: I believe a human life and human value begin at conception. I oppose abortion, I believe we should respect and protect life. I know as a doctor and medical researcher that one does not need to destroy a human embryo to do stem cell research, that there are other sources of stem cells. (More Info)

Tim WalzTim Walz ANSWER OPTION: Abortions should always be legal.
CANDIDATE'S POSITION: On a Congressional National Political Awareness Test in 2006 Walz answered that "abortions should always be legal." The NPAT is administered to all candidates for presidential, congressional, gubernatorial, and state legislative offices. (More Info)