By Terrisa Bukovinac and Xavier Bisits Since 1976 under President Jimmy Carter, all appropriations bills passed through Congress have come with a rider, the Hyde Amendment, which bans taxpayer funding of abortion. Even throughout all eight years of the Obama administration, the Hyde Amendment was consistently included in spending bills. In the next month, though, if … Continue reading The progressive case for the Hyde Amendment
The Whole Life Democrat is proud to present a series of interviews with Pro-Life Democrats from all walks of life. Sophie Trist is totally blind from birth and a loud and proud Louisiana native. She graduated from Loyola University New Orleans with a B.A. in English Writing in May of 2020 and has volunteered as … Continue reading Why I Am a Pro-Life Democrat
Sophie Trist Since 1976, the Hyde Amendment has stipulated that federal tax dollars cannot support abortions except in cases of rape, incest, or when the pregnant person’s life is in danger. This has protected the rights of pro-life Americans, who make up fifty percent of the population, from being forced to fund the killing of … Continue reading The Hyde Amendment Is One of the Most Crucial Pro-Life Protections
Xavier Bisits National Director of Operations, DFLA “When it’s my turn, you have to promise to stand up and shout, ‘Good question!’” “Sure,” I laughed, responding to Kristen. It was January 27, and I was joining Kristen Day, DFLA’s Executive Director, and Terrisa Bukovinac, our National Organizing Director, on a trip to Iowa, where the … Continue reading The Greatest Fear of the Abortion Lobby Isn’t Republicans — It’s Pro-Life Democrats
By Herb Geraghty The United States has some of the most extreme permissive laws related to abortion in the world. Since Roe v. Wade, 60 million unique, individual, human lives have been violently destroyed by the procedure. This violence, committed against innocent and defenseless children, is completely legal and often tax-payer funded. The state-sponsored mass … Continue reading Pro-Life Dems Know the Party Needs Us
Rev. Harriet Bradley Director, African American Outreach South Region Chapter Coordinator A hundred years after women were granted the right to vote, the first woman has been elected Vice President. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris not only represents all women, but because of her heritage, represents African-Americans and Indian-Americans as well. Harris is an example to … Continue reading Statement on Historic Election of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris
Looking back at the phenomenal run Democrats for Life America just had at the polls, with two thirds of our endorsed candidates securing office, we want to celebrate our work and invite people from ALL backgrounds to join us. Are you a Democrat concerned with the party's push towards abortion extremism? Are you an Independent … Continue reading Are You Pro-Life for the Whole Life?
By Stephanie DePrez One month ago I posted on Facebook that I will be voting yes on Prop 115 to end late-term abortion in Colorado. As a progressive who works in the arts, with more than a few friends who’ve had or accompanied a partner through an abortion, I knew I was speaking to a … Continue reading A Colorado Progressive Does Her Research: Vote Yes on Prop 115
By Sophie Trist In a recent article in the National Catholic Reporter, U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) expressed her support for reproductive justice not in spite of, but because of, her Catholic faith, urging other Catholics to do the same. Rep. Ocasio-Cortez's take on reproductive justice weaves reproductive issues with social justice and consists of … Continue reading AOC’s Reproductive Justice Is Untenable with Catholic Faith
By Jordan Kizer (Democrats for Life of Texas) In Texas, 64% of voters with an opinion want restrictions on abortion, including large minorities of even Democratic voters. In spite of this, the Texas Democratic Party is doubling down on extremist policies barely embraced by any voters. This week, the Texas Democratic Party will be meeting … Continue reading Most Texans oppose abortion on demand. Does the Democratic Party want our vote?