Press Releases and Statements

Pro-Life Democrats Ask Terry McAuliffe to Make a Case for Their Vote

Fairfax, VA, October 14, 2021 -- The Virginia election is just three weeks away, and pro-life Democrats are deeply concerned about former Governor Terry McAuliffe’s abortion record.  In a recent opinion piece, Executive Director of Democrats For Life of America and Virginia resident Kristen Day challenged McAuliffe to make a case for pro-life Democrats to vote for him. This comes after Ms. Day has heard increasing numbers of pro-life Democrats feeling that they cannot cast a vote in support of McAuliffe.  “It is shocking to me that a party that defends the most vulnerable is once again advancing a candidate that will not defend the most vulnerable,” said Fairfax resident Thea...

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Democrats Oppose Governor Whitmer’s Veto of Programs to Support Pregnant Women Urges An Increase in Funding and an Expansion of Support

 Washington, D.C., September 30, 2021 -- Democrats For Life of America expresses dismay at Michigan’s Governor Gretchen Whitmer for vetoing funding for programs that support pregnant women and parenting families. They urge expanding not eliminating critical resources.   “Studies show the main reason women have an abortion is that they feel the pressure of not having enough resources,” said Monica Sparks, President of Democrats For Life of America and a Kent County Commissioner. “Governor Whitmer’s cuts to funding for pregnant and parenting women does a great disservice to empowering and supporting parents.”   The Governor’s office vetoed by line item $16 million...

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Democrats For Life Expresses Support for Rep. Cuellar’s Courage to Stand Up for Women

Washington, DC. Democrats For Life of America, a pro-life for the whole life advocacy group, expresses gratitude to Democratic Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) for voting against a bill advertised as the Women’s Health Protection Act. “We appreciate that Congressman Cuellar stood up to protect women with this vote,” said Kristen Day, Executive Director of Democrats For Life of America. “The legislation was written by the abortion lobby to line their pockets financially by eliminating abortion health and safety regulations and eliminating laws aimed to provide women with information about abortion.” The legislation would eliminate all state and federal health and safety regulations governing...

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Democrats For Life Opposes the Reprehensible and Grossly Misnamed Women’s Health Protection Act  

Statement by Kristen Day, Executive Director, Democrats For Life of America The House is gearing up to consider H.R.3755, the “Women's Health Protection Act.” Democrats For Life of America strongly urges a no vote on this anti-women, anti-safety legislation. This proposed legislation would enshrine violence against the preborn in American law and put women’s lives and health at risk. It codifies Roe in a reckless and dangerous way in direct contradiction to the name of the bill itself. It would eliminate virtually all state-level abortion-related health and safety regulations including protection to prevent ending the lives of viable preborn infants and laws designed to protect pregnant...

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DEMOCRATS FOR LIFE ISSUES CHALLENGES TO ADDRESS RAMIFICATIONS OF TEXAS HEARTBEAT LAW

Washington, D.C., September 7, 2021 --  Democrats for Life of America congratulates the state of Texas as its heartbeat law took effect on September 1, 2021. DFLA particularly appreciates State Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. (a coauthor of the legislation) and State Representative Ryan Guillen, two Democratic members of the Texas State Legislature who voted for Senate Bill 8, as the law is popularly known.  “We herald the first implementation of a heartbeat law, which prohibits abortion after a preborn child’s heartbeat can be detected, as a huge step forward for the culture of life in the state of Texas and the entire United States of America,” said Kristen Day, executive director, Democrats...

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