State Senator Klein Wrong

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STATEMENT OF KRISTEN DAY,
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF DEMOCRATS FOR LIFE OF AMERICA
STATE SENATOR KLEIN NEEDS TO RECONSIDER HIS QUALIFICATIONS FOR BEING A DEMOCRAT

January 31, 2013

Today, we sent a letter to State Senator Klein asking him to refrain from further allegations that Democrats who oppose abortion are not

That diversity of opinion is as follows:

  • 61% of Democrats support parental consent for minors seeking abortion (Gallup, 2011);
  • 60% of Democrats support a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortion (Gallup, 2011);
  • 84% of Democrats support informed consent (Gallup, 2011);
  • 49% of Democrats support an ultrasound requirement (Gallup, 2011);
  • 59% of Democrats support a ban on partial-birth abortions (Gallup, 2011).

Before continuing to assail one-third of Democrats, Senator Klein might want to reconsider his support for a litmus tests to govern who should be considered a true Democrat.  And, perhaps he should reflect on his own record and recent actions.

First and foremost, Senator Klein is not a member of the Senate Democratic Caucus. He abandoned his fellow Democrats and formed an Independent Democratic Caucus (IDC) stating it would be a

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