A Response to Secretary Yellen’s Remarks on Abortion

By Harriet Bradley, Director of African American Outreach There is an expression that it takes a village to raise a child. This is so true for my community. As an African American woman, I have seen African American teenagers become pregnant as young as 14.  For the most part, the African American community will come together to help that teenager keep and raise her child instead of having an abortion. Thus, the "village" gets into action.  Secretary Janet Yellen's statement about teenagers, especially African American teenagers, needing to get an abortion because of economics and not being able to have a successful career is totally untrue. I have seen young teenage mothers not...

Bob Casey

U. S. Senator Pennsylvania DONATE to get Bob re-elected VISIT Bob's website   Bob Casey was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006, and has been a consistent supporter of the pro-life movement.   When he voted for the Affordable Care Act in 2010, he sponsored an amendment that incorporated much of the Pregnant Women Support Act, legislation that grew out of Democrats for Life of America's 95-10 Initiative. The Initiative and the Pregnant Women Support Act seek to reduce the abortion rate by providing support to women in unplanned pregnancies. Casey has also opposed the funding of embryonic stem-cell research and laws that would force pharmacists to fill a prescriptions...

DFLA Statement on the Confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson

By Rev. Harriet Bradley, Director of African American Outreach & President of Democrats for Life of Georgia Democrats For Life of America congratulates Ms. Ketanji Brown Jackson on being confirmed to be an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.  We are grateful for her service to our country and cheer her historic role as the first Black woman to serve on our nation’s highest court. Her experience in our judicial system as a public defender and a judge will enrich her service as a Supreme Court Justice.  Her confirmation is an encouragement to all women–but especially African American women–that with hard work, they can excel in spite of systemic inequalities.  We...

Joe Donnelly

US SenateIndiana DONATE to get Joe re-elected Visit Joe's site Donnelly has been a consistent pro-life voice as well as advocate for women and families, co-sponsoring many important pieces of legislation. Senator Joe Donnelly is up for re-election in 2018. The 2018 reelection campaign will be very expensive and hard fought as Republicans will target Senator Donnelly for defeat. Read more...  

Joe Donnelly - US Senate, Indiana

2018 US Senate race in Indiana expected to be hotly contested DONATE to get Joe re-elected Visit Joe's site Senator Joe Donnelly was elected to Congress in 2006, reelected in 2008 and 2010, and elected to the U.S. Senate in 2012. He is up for re-election in 2018. The 2018 reelection campaign will be very expensive and hard fought as Republicans will target Senator Donnelly for defeat. Donnelly has been a consistent pro-life voice as well as advocate for women and families. In 2013, Donnelly co-sponsored the Senate bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. Donnelly voted in favor of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act; Donnelly voted for the 2009 reauthorization of the Children's...

Joe Manchin

US SenateWest Virginia DONATE to get Joe re-elected Visit Joe's site Senator Joe Manchin was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2010 having previously served as the Governor of West Virginia, Secretary of State and in the State legislature. He was born in Farmington, West Virginia, a small coal mining town. Read more...  

SENATORS ON RECORD TO ELIMINATE HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS FOR ABORTION PROVIDERS

Bill would also mandate late-term abortion in all 50 States Fairfax, VA - Senator Schumer scheduled a second vote to advance the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA), a bill that would go further than Roe. The legislation failed to garner the 60 vote threshold required to move the bill forward for debate. “This is an extreme bill that goes further than Roe,” said Kristen Day, Executive Director, Democrats For Life of America. “Senator Schumer wanted to put Senators on record and he may not like the outcome this fall. A vote against abortion extremism will bring voters to the polls - particularly in the states like Ohio, Georgia, and Arizona that are toss-ups.” The legislation would prohibit...

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