117th Congress (Current term)

Rep. Troy Carter

LA-02 (Democrat)

SBA List Rating:

F

Rep. Troy Carter

LA-02 (Democrat)

Congressman Carter has consistently voted to eliminate or prevent protections for the unborn including to force taxpayers to pay for abortion domestically or internationally. Rep. Carter has worked to federalize election laws, taking power away from the states and endangering transparency in fair and free elections.

Scored Votes

Date Vote Score
04/14/2021

Discharge Petition on H.R. 619, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

This is a procedural effort to force Speaker Nancy Pelosi to discharge protections for abortion survivors from committee and bring it to the floor for a vote. If 218 members of Congress sign the discharge petition, Speaker Pelosi must bring the Born-Alive bill up for a vote. SBA Pro-Life America SUPPORTED ROLL CALLREAD MORE
06/23/2021

H.Res. 486, Ordering the Previous Question

This is a parliamentary motion to allow for the immediate consideration of H.R. 18, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Full Disclosure Act. Because a defeat of the Previous Question would have allowed for consideration of H.R. 18, SBA Pro-Life America OPPOSED the Previous Question ROLL CALLREAD MORE
07/28/2021

H.R. 4373, the State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Act, 2022

This spending bill eliminates decades’ worth of pro-life protections including the Helms Amendment, which prohibits funding for abortion overseas. SBA Pro-Life America OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE
07/29/2021

Procedural vote on H.R. 4502, the Labor, Health and Human Services, Financial Services and General Government [etc.] Appropriations Act, 2022

This procedural vote offered by Republicans sought to amend this spending bill to restore longstanding pro-life protections like the Hyde Amendment. SBA Pro-Life America SUPPORTED ROLL CALLREAD MORE
07/29/2021

H.R. 4502, the Labor, Health and Human Services, Financial Services and General Government [etc.] Appropriations Act, 2022

This spending bill funds abortion by eliminating longstanding prohibitions on funding for abortion, including the Hyde Amendment. SBA Pro-Life America OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE
08/24/2021

H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021

Would enact a federal takeover of election laws, by requiring an unconstitutional preclearance of any changes to state election laws. SBA Pro-Life America OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE
09/24/2021

H.R. 3755, the Women's Health Protection Act of 2021

Would expand abortion access, prohibit enforcement of state and federal pro-life laws, and prevent future pro-life laws. SBA Pro-Life America OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE
10/26/2021

H.R. 2119, the Family Violence Prevention and Services Improvement Act

Expands violence prevention funding to include health services without Hyde protections. SBA Pro-Life America OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE
11/19/2021

H.R. 5376, the Build Back Better Act

Would hugely expand taxpayer funding of abortion through public health funding without Hyde protections and imposes an abortion mandate for Medicaid-gap populations. SBA Pro-Life America OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE
07/15/2022

Procedural Vote on H.R. 8296, the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2022 (Born-Alive MTR)

This procedural vote offered by Republicans sought to amend the Democratic abortion bill (more aptly named the Abortion on Demand Until Birth Act) to protect infants born alive after botched abortions. SBA Pro-Life America SUPPORTED ROLL CALLREAD MORE
07/15/2022

H.R. 8296, the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2022

Better described as the Abortion on Demand Until Birth Act, this bill would expand abortion access, prohibit enforcement of state and federal pro-life laws, and prevent future pro-life laws. SBA Pro-Life America OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE
07/15/2022

Procedural Vote on H.R. 8297, the Ensuring Women’s Right to Reproductive Freedom Act (Parental Involvement MTR)

This procedural vote offered by Republicans sought to amend the Democratic abortion bill to protect children from being transported across state lines for abortion without parental consent. SBA Pro-Life America SUPPORTED ROLL CALLREAD MORE
07/15/2022

H.R. 8297, the Ensuring Women’s Right to Reproductive Freedom Act

Would allow rogue abortionists, traffickers, and child predators to transport victims to another state for abortion. SBA Pro-Life America OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE
07/20/2022

H.R. 8294, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2023

Funding package that includes the Financial Services and General Government spending bill and would remove longstanding legacy pro-life protections. SBA Pro-Life America OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE
07/21/2022

H.R. 8373, the Right to Contraception Act

Better described as the Payouts for Planned Parenthood Act, this bill would ensure federal funding for abortion providers and trample conscience protections for health care providers and could mandate access to dangerous abortion drugs. SBA Pro-Life America OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE
08/12/2022

H.R. 5376, the Inflation Reduction Act

Would extend the expanded Obamacare subsidies, which include coverage of elective abortion. SBA Pro-Life America OPPOSED ROLL CALLREAD MORE

Tracked Activity: Bills Cosponsored & Letters Cosigned

As of January, 2022

Date Vote Score
01/28/2021

H.R. 554, the Support and Value Expectant Moms and Babies Act

Would prohibit the FDA from approving mail-order do-it-yourself abortions. SBA Pro-Life America SUPPORTED COSPONSORSHIP READ MORE
02/05/2021

H.R. 18, 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. SBA Pro-Life America SUPPORTED COSPONSORSHIP READ MORE
02/15/2021

H.R. 1080, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Would protect unborn children halfway through pregnancy based on their ability to feel excruciating pain. SBA Pro-Life America SUPPORTED COSPONSORSHIP READ MORE
07/29/2021

COSIGNATURE: Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Congressional amicus brief

This amicus brief argues that the abortion viability standard imposed by Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey is faulty and should be reconsidered. SBA Pro-Life America SUPPORTED COSIGNING READ MORE
02/02/2021

H.R. 705, Heartbeat Protection Act of 2021

This bill would protect unborn children when their heartbeats can be detected. SBA Pro-Life America SUPPORTED COSPONSORSHIP READ MORE
09/13/2022

H.R. 8814, Protecting Pain-Capable Unborn Children from Late-Term Abortions Act

This bill would protect unborn children at 15 weeks, the point by which science undeniably proves they can feel pain. SBA Pro-Life America SUPPORTED COSPONSORSHIP READ MORE