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Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (R): 

  • Voted 17 times to defund or attack Planned Parenthood, even voting to shut down the government over Planned Parenthood funding [HJRes 43, Vote #99, 2/16/17; H Res 933, Vote #595, 12/1/16; HR 3762, Vote #53, 2/2/16, 2/2/16; HR 3762, Vote #6, 1/6/16; HR 3762, Vote #568, 10/23/15; H Res 461, Vote #538, 10/7/15; H Con Res 79, Vote #527, 9/30/15; HR 3495, Vote #524, 9/29/15; HR 3495, Vote #523, 9/29/15; H Res 444, Vote #521, 9/29/15; H.R. 3134, Vote #505, 9/18/15; H.R. 3134, Vote #504, 9/18/15; H Con Res 36, Vote #271, 4/14/11; HR 1, Vote #147, 2/19/11; HR 1, Vote #93, 2/18/11; HR 3293, Vote #643, 7/24/09; HR 3043, Vote #684, 7/19/07]
  • Women In Washington Made 77 Cents For Every Dollar A Man Made (1), yet Cathy McMorris-Rodgers voted 7 times against the Paycheck Fairness Act (2) and 3 times against the Lilly Ledbetter Act (3), which sought to prevent wage discrimination 
    • (1) [National Women’s Law Center, Wage Gap State Rankings, 2016]
    • (2) [H. Res. 189, Vote #148, 4/14/15; H. Res. 200, Vote #154, 4/15/15; H.Res. 727, Vote #510, 9/18/14; H.Res. 694, Vote #465, 7/30/14; H Res 544, Vote #169, 4/8/14; H Res 198, Vote #132, 5/7/13 H Res 146, Vote #97, 4/11/13]
    • (3) [S 181, Vote #37, 1/27/09; HR 11, Vote #9, 1/9/09; HR 2831, Vote #768, 7/31/07]
  • Is so extreme on the issue of abortion that that she voted against an exception in cases where it was necessary to save the health of the woman [HR 36, Vote #548, 10/3/17; CQ, 10/3/17]
  • Is so extreme on the issue of abortion that that she voted for a 20-week abortion ban imposing criminal penalties on doctors [HR 36, Vote #549, 10/3/17; CQ, 10/3/17]
  • Is so extreme on the issue of abortion that that she voted for a ban requiring women to prove their rape before accessing an abortion [HR 1797, Vote #251, 6/18/13]