For Immediate Release
August 15, 2014
Contact: Kristen Day: 202-220-3066
WASHINGTON, DC –Democrats For Life is proud to announce its endorsement of Nick Rahall for the3rd Congressional District of West Virginia. The organization cited Rahall’s strong record, his leadership in defending and protecting life at all stages, and his successful advocacy on behalf of his constituents.
“Congressman Rahall has been a consistent and reliable pro-life vote. His voice for the voiceless is needed in Washington and within the Democratic Party,” said Kristen Day, Executive Director of DFLA. “He shares our commitment to reduce abortion by providing more support and options for pregnant women and supporting working families in caring for their children. He is a true whole-life Democrat.”
In its endorsement of Rahall, DFLA cited his whole-life perspective that encompasses protecting life from conception to natural death. DFLA also cited his commitment to do what is right for his district and for the unborn.
“Congressman Rahall knows and fully represents the people of his district,” said Day. “We need unwavering voices within the Democratic Party to advocate for the pro-life position. Congressman Rahall has proven that he will withstand party pressure and make tough votes. 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.