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?
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?