For Immediate Release
July 28, 2014
Contact: Kristen Day: 202-220-3066
WASHINGTON, DC –Democrats For Life is proud to announce its endorsement of Joe Bock for the 2nd Congressional District of Indiana. The organization cited Bock’s consistent support to defend and protect life at all stages.
“Washington needs more leaders like Joe Bock,” said Kristen Day, Executive Director of DFLA. “Joe shares our commitment to reducing abortion, by providing more support and options for pregnant women and also supporting working families to care for their children. He is a true whole life Democrat.”
In its endorsement of Bock, DFLA cited his whole life perspective that encompasses protecting life from conception to natural death. DFLA also cited his support for a living wage for families and for seeking common sense solutions to problems.
"I am proud to be endorsed by Democrats for Life of America,” said Joe Bock. “I strongly believe in DFLA's values of protecting the dignity of human life and taking a comprehensive approach to reducing the number of abortions in America and around the world."
“Sending Joe Bock to Washington will ensure that the people of Indiana and all Americans will have a strong voice advocating for the pro-life position on the Democratic side of the aisle,” said Day. “We need unwavering voices within our Party to advocate for the whole life position. Joe will take tough votes when it is a vote to protect life. We know we can count on him to stand up for the unborn and all those who need assistance.”
Democrats For Life of America was founded in 1999 to mobilize Democrats at the local, state, and national levels. Their primary mission has been to elect pro-life Democrats, support pro-life elected officials, promote a pro-life plank in the Democratic Party platform and achieve legislation that fosters respect for human life.
Democrats for Life of America is one of over 200 member organizations of Consistent Life, an international network for peace, justice and life.