AOC’s Reproductive Justice Is Untenable with Catholic Faith

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

Most Texans oppose abortion on demand. Does the Democratic Party want our vote?

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?

Why we’re calling on the Democratic Party to reject abortion extremism

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

We need to protect pro-life voices in the Democratic Party

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

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

Why Coloradans are supporting Proposition 120?

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?

The End-of-Life Option Act Black Hole – Is it time to shed more light?

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?

This is what Happens when You Put Profits Before People

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