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Democrats Urge UP or DOWN Vote on Born-Alive Abortion Survivor Protection Act

STATEMENT OF KRISTEN DAY, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF DEMOCRATS FOR LIFE OF AMERICA It is time for REASON on the abortion issue: Democrats For Life of America urges the U.S. Congress to have an up or down vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivor Protection Act. We recognize that a yea or nay vote is a political move by Republicans to show how extreme Democrats have become on this issue – but this time they have a point.    With the recent New York law, and with several other states proposing to eliminate all health and safety regulation of the abortion industry, a full, open, and honest debate on whether we as a nation should protect infants who are born alive following an abortion...

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DFLA Opposes the New York Abortion Law

STATEMENT OF KRISTEN DAY, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF DEMOCRATS FOR LIFE OF AMERICA We oppose Governor Cuomo’s new abortion-expansion law, and we are concerned about the health, safety, and welfare of women in New York. With unlimited public funding and an abortion rate twice the national average, abortion is big business in New York. The governor’s new law will not address the high abortion rate, nor will it help pregnant women who feel pressured or coerced into abortion. The law will help influential and financially flush abortion corporations increase their customer base and profit margin. The New York budget allows for unlimited funding of abortions through the Medicaid program....

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The 'whole life' position includes the right to life for the pre-born

**The following appeared in The Hill by Kristen Day The “whole life” ethic is the heart of the pro-life Democratic message. We advocate a “pro-life for the whole life” position. This means that human life — with inherent dignity — begins in the womb and doesn't end until natural death. It is a consistent position and there are no gray areas. However, abortion-rights advocates are distorting the “whole life” language, offering excuses for not including life in the womb under the whole-life umbrella. It is a deliberate attempt to mislead and it cannot be permitted. The whole-life ethic does not make exceptions for abortion. Being “whole life” means advocating for justice...

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