How Charles Taylor Stands

Charles Taylor (Republican)
Legislator Information
Party: Republican
Birthday: 01/23/1941
Marrage Status:
Spouse: Elizabeth Owen
Children: 3 children
Religion: Baptist
Employer/Occupation: Business, tree farmer
Prior Occupations:
Elected office: North Carolina Senate 1972
Other Office: 1966
Education: Wake Forest Univ. J.D.
Wake Forest Univ. B.A.
Contact Information
Web Site:
Phone: (202) 225-6401
Fax: (202) 226-6422
Email: View Site
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515-0001

Score Card
Below is a list of important issues and how your legislator stands on those issues

Air & Water No official position on the issue
Arctic Drilling Pro-drilling. Voted to open the Arctic Refuge to oil drilling in 2003.
National Forests Against added protections for national forests. Voted against a measure to protect 57 million acres of roadless lands in our national forests from roadbuilding, mining, logging and development. (Opposed Inslee Amendment to House Interior Appropriations bill, July 17, 2003)
Population Leans against increasing funding for International Family Planning. Also voted against reinstating funding to the United Nations Population Fund, programs that are vital to slowing population growth, which is key to protecting birds, wildlife and wildlife habitat. (Hyde-Oberstar-Smith Amendment to H.R.1950, July 15, 2003)
Protections for Wildlands Against securing protections for wildlands. Voted for a measure that opens some of our nation's most special and protected lands to development, including national monuments, national parks, national wildlife refuges, and federally protected wilderness areas. (Supported Taylor Amendment to Udall RS2477 amendment, July 17, 2003)
Refuges & Endangered Species Against added protections for refuges and species: Voted against proposal to stop habitat destruction and restore balance to the Klamath River Basin - a complex of 6 national wildlife refuges home to bald eagles, millions of migratory waterfowl and other birds. (Opposed Klamath amendment to House Interior Appropriations bill, July 17, 2003)

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Taylor is...

Certainly no friend to the environment. Maybe that is why he has kept his mouth shut about the land sale.