Words: Biden opposes public funding for abortion, but maintains a right-to-privacy stance on abortion itself. He supports Roe v. Wade, but opposes late term abortion on moral grounds. “I’m a practicing Catholic, and it is the biggest dilemma for me in terms of comporting my religious and cultural views with my political responsibility.”
Actions: Biden voted FOR banning partial birth abortions (1999), AGAINST maintaining the ban on military base abortions (2000), FOR funding to reduce teen pregnancy through education and contraception (2005), and AGAINST notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions (2006). NARAL Pro-Choice America has given Biden a rating of 36%.