By Kristen Day (Democrats for Life of America) For years, the Democratic Party’s official platform has been inching towards a more extreme policy on abortion. In 2016, that approach reached its nadir: elective, taxpayer-funded abortion on demand. Unlike the 2004 Democratic Party platform, which included just four sentences on the topic, the 2016 version takes … Continue reading Why we’re calling on the Democratic Party to reject abortion extremism
By Kristen Day (Democrats for Life of America) Pro-life Rep. Collin Peterson (MN-07) is under attack by the Republican establishment. On January 14, the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) released its endorsement for Minnesota’s 7th congressional district, endorsing Michelle Fischbach, an “accomplished pro-life leader,” over the incumbent. The thing is – the representative for … Continue reading We need to protect pro-life voices in the Democratic Party
Whole Life Rising is a new podcast dedicated to spreading the word about the whole life movement and efforts to protect human life and dignity at all stages. Each month, hosts Robert Christian, editor of the whole life website Millennial, and Kristen Day, executive director of Democrats for Life of America, will welcome guests, discuss issues, and share stories from … Continue reading Whole Life Rising
Proposition 120 would prohibit abortion after 22 weeks gestation except to save the life of the mother. Five thousand petitions are now circulating throughout Colorado to place Proposition 120 on the ballot in 2020. A very diverse group of Coloradans is embracing the effort. Women and men are equally supportive. Members of every ethnicity and … Continue reading Why Coloradans are supporting Proposition 120?
Do you ever wonder what happened since the Colorado End of Life Options Act passed – Colorado’s version of physician-assisted suicide? The ballot initiative was heralded as providing a safe, compassionate option for those faced with suffering from a terminal disease. The promoters of the initiative claimed that there would be safety and transparency in its execution. It … Continue reading The End-of-Life Option Act Black Hole – Is it time to shed more light?
A video of Virginia State House Delegate Kathy Tran has spread through social media – mostly in conservative circles, but it is essential that Democrats take a close look at – and listen closely to – this critical dialogue between Delegate Tran and Delegate Todd Gilbert, the chairman of the Virginia House Criminal Law Subcommittee. … Continue reading This is what Happens when You Put Profits Before People
Pro-life Democrats attend the March for Life every single year but should we? Every year, we march because we believe that our message is vital for both the pro-life movement and our society as a whole. Our message is that we as a country must be pro-life for the whole life. We must protect the … Continue reading Should Democrats March for Life?
There is an important election coming up that will determine the balance of the U.S. Senate and the future of the U.S. Supreme Court. The election could also determine whether or not there will be impeachment efforts to rid the White House of Donald Trump. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) is in a very close battle, … Continue reading Missouri Party Chairman Closes Door on Pro-Life Democrats Eliminates Inclusive “Big Tent” Language Approved By Platform Committee
by Diane R. Pagen Democrats For Life of America has invited me to explain how I came to know of Democrats for Life and why I will go to the conference in Denver in 2018. I don't write to evoke sadness, but to motivate you to act. I want you to attend the Democrats for … Continue reading The Trouble with the Agenda of the Democratic Party
****The author is a sixteen-year-old sophomore who attends Bishop O'Connell High School in Falls Church, Virginia The March for Life was an amazing experience, just as it was last year. It really builds up one's confidence to be part of something so big and inspirational. My day began at 6 a.m. when I woke up to … Continue reading The March for Life 2018 through the eyes of a teen