How to pass federal paid family leave and limit abortions

DFLA's Charles Camosy writes: Family leave programs and child-care support are energetically backed by liberals. Hillary Clinton just wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post pledging to provide incentives to improve the situation. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) has introduced federal legislation mandating paid family leave. If conservatives are wise, they will join in the effort. … Continue reading How to pass federal paid family leave and limit abortions

Alabama Pro-life Democrats Support Bill to Prohibit Late-Term Abortions

By Matthew Tyson On May 12th, 2016, Governor Robert Bentley of Alabama signed a bill that would prohibit abortions performed through “Dilation or Evacuation”—other wise known in the bill as “dismemberment abortion.” This would essentially prohibit second trimester abortions of viable infants in Alabama. SB 363, or the Alabama Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion … Continue reading Alabama Pro-life Democrats Support Bill to Prohibit Late-Term Abortions

The Plight of the Democratic Party

by Matt Tuman Today’s front-page article of the Washington Post discussed the enormous electoral losses Democrats have taken since President Obama was inaugurated in January 2009. Since then, Democrats have lost 13 Senate seats, 69 House Seats, 913 state legislative seats, 11 governorships and 32 state legislative chambers. The natural question that follows is, “How … Continue reading The Plight of the Democratic Party

“Women’s Health Protection Act” – HB 16-1203

A White Paper from the Protect Life Coalition ** Basis for the testimony of Tom Perille, MD, before the Colorado House Health, Insurance and Environment Committee on April 7, 2016 Introduction The Women’s Health Protection Act is an attempt to ensure that women who choose abortion are not victimized by those who would profit from the procedure.  … Continue reading “Women’s Health Protection Act” – HB 16-1203

Unexpected Support

John Wesley Leek The Mississippi Democratic Party platform in 2012 left little room for pro-life Democrats stating among other things that the party "strongly and unequivocally supports Roe v. Wade" and that "we oppose any and all efforts to weaken or undermine (abortion rights)." I went to my county convention Saturday March 12th with proposed … Continue reading Unexpected Support

Pro-Choice Extremism Is Holding the Democratic Party Back

By Robert Hay In the past month, two high-profile incidents have shown how powerful a hold the pro-choice movement has on the Democratic Party, and its hope to "expand the playing field" and win more elective victories is imperiled as a result. The first incident involved DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, an unabashed pro-choice politician … Continue reading Pro-Choice Extremism Is Holding the Democratic Party Back

Democratic Revival Stresses Values, Messages in Promoting a Culture of Life

By Lisa Stiller Getting our party back – and returning to values that support life – was a major theme of speakers at a Democratic Revival that took place in Washington, D.C. during the last weekend of September.  We must work to “change the values that need to be changed for a pro-life culture,” said … Continue reading Democratic Revival Stresses Values, Messages in Promoting a Culture of Life