How anti-choice is John McCain?

Completely. Utterly. With deep and abiding conviction.
Sarah Blustain of TNR has details, including a couple of classic McCain tantrums.

Completely. Utterly. With real conviction.

Sarah Blustain at TNR has the gory details, including a couple of classic McCain temper tantrums.

Key votes:

* 125 anti-choice votes out of a possible 130 (he’s pro-stem-cell research).

* For the global gag rule.

* Against Medicaid funding of abortions for rape victims.

* Against protecting clinic staff and patients from “right to life” intimidation, after the murder of Dr. David Gunn.

Author: Mark Kleiman

Professor of Public Policy at the NYU Marron Institute for Urban Management and editor of the Journal of Drug Policy Analysis. Teaches about the methods of policy analysis about drug abuse control and crime control policy, working out the implications of two principles: that swift and certain sanctions don't have to be severe to be effective, and that well-designed threats usually don't have to be carried out. Books: Drugs and Drug Policy: What Everyone Needs to Know (with Jonathan Caulkins and Angela Hawken) When Brute Force Fails: How to Have Less Crime and Less Punishment (Princeton, 2009; named one of the "books of the year" by The Economist Against Excess: Drug Policy for Results (Basic, 1993) Marijuana: Costs of Abuse, Costs of Control (Greenwood, 1989) UCLA Homepage Curriculum Vitae Contact: