LAGOP: “Sangisetty Backs Pro-Abortion, Anti-Gun, Supporters of Obamacare”

October 27, 2010

-Baton Rouge – With just one week to go in the race to serve as Louisiana’s representative from the 3rd Congressional District, it’s time for Ravi Sangisetty to explain why he says one thing and does another.

Sangisetty’s work history and record of political contributions reveal him as liberal Democrat marching lock step with his party’s national leadership and -it’s time Ravi come clean about his support for pro-abortion, anti-gun, supporters of Obamacare.-

“It’s is simply hard to believe that any candidate willing to be honest with the voters of South Louisiana could consider themselves a conservative while working for Hillary Clinton and financially supporting Barbara Boxer,” said Republican Party of Louisiana Communications Director Aaron Baer. “These two liberal Democrats, supported by Ravi Sangisetty, have worked tirelessly to advance the far left pro-abortion, anti-gun, big-government agenda in Washington, D.C. and it’s time Sangisetty explain how any ‘conservative’ could possibly support them.”

“Voters in the 3rd District aren’t looking for a Congressman who pals around with liberal leaders but one they can count on to fight for their conservative principles,” said Baer. “In this race – that candidate is clearly Jeff Landry.”

-Why won’t Sangisetty come clean with the voters of the 3rd District?-

-Just The Facts:-

-Ravi Sangisetty Calls Himself A “Pro-Life, Pro-Gun, Conservative Democrat.” -
“Ravi Sangisetty is a pro-life, pro-gun conservative Democrat.” (, Accessed 10/1/10)

-But Sangisetty Has Supported Pro-Abortion Candidates Hillary Clinton & Barbara Boxer:-

_Ravi Sangisetty Contributed $4,600 To Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign. _(Donor Lookup,, Accessed 10/1/10)

-“[Sangisetty] Worked For Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign All Around The State In 2008.” _(Jeremy Alford, “Lone Democrat draws fire from the GOP,” The Thibodaux Daily Comet, 8/25/10)

_Sangisetty Contributed $1,000 To Barbara Boxer’s California Senate Campaign In 2009. _(Donor Lookup,, Accessed 10/1/10)

_Hillary Clinton & Sen. Barbara Boxer On Abortion:_

_Hillary Clinton Opposed The Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Twice. _(S. 3, CQ Vote #402: Adopted 64-34: R 47-3; D 17-30; I 0-1, 10/21/03, Clinton Voted Nay; S. 3, CQ Vote #51: Passed 64-33: R 48-3; D 16-29; I 0-1, 3/13/03, Clinton Voted Nay)

_Barbara Boxer Is “One Of The Senate’s Foremost Proponents” Of Abortions And Using Taxpayer Dollars To Pay For Abortions. _“Boxer: One of Senate’s foremost proponents of keeping abortion legal, providing public funding and resisting parental consent requirement for minors.” (Tony Perry, “Social Issues Bring Out Differences,” Los Angeles Times, 9/27/98)

-Hillary Clinton & Sen. Barbara Boxer On The 2nd Amendment:-

-“Based on lifetime voting records on gun issues and the results of a questionnaire sent to all Congressional candidates in 2006, the National Rifle Association assigned Secretary Clinton a grade of F.”- (Project Vote Smart,, Accessed 10/1/10)

-Barbara Boxer Received An “F” Rating From The National Rifle Association. -(National Rifle Association Website,, Accessed 10/1/10)

-Senators Boxer And Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton Supported Obamacare:-
-Senator Barbara Boxer Voted For Obamcare.-
(H.R. 3590, CQ Vote #396: Passed 60-39: R 0-39; D 58-0; I 2-0, 12/24/09, Boxer Voted Yea)

-Hillary Clinton Attempted To Persuade Democrats To Vote For Obamacare.-
“Hillary Rodham Clinton attempted to persuade on-the-fence Democrats to vote for the healthcare reform bill that narrowly passed the House on Sunday. Lawmakers told The Hill that Clinton, who failed to convince the Democratic-controlled Congress to pass healthcare reform in 1994, was active in whipping votes for the White House and Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).” (Molly Hooper, “Hillary Clinton Attempted To Persuade Democrats To Vote For Obamacare, The Hill, 3/23/10)

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