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Democrats For Life of America Applauds Congress’ Passage of Paid Family Leave for Federal Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Kristen Day, Executive Director, DFLA Phone: 703-424-6663 Email address: kday@democratsforlife.org Washington DC, December 16, 2019 – Democrats For Life of America (DFLA) commends the passage by Congress of a guarantee of 12 weeks of paid family leave for federal workers as part of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act. The President is expected to sign the bill into law. “This is an excellent step forward in ensuring a whole-life culture in our country,” said Kristen Day, Executive Director of Democrats For Life. “The United States is currently one of only a handful of nations that do not ensure paid family leave by law.” The existing...

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John Bel Edwards Proves the Right Kind of Democrat Can Win in the South

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Kristen Day, Executive Director, DFLA Phone: 703-424-6663 Email address: kday@democratsforlife.org   Washington, DC, November 17, 2019 -- Democrats For Life membership is encouraged and excited that John Bel Edwards won a second term as for Governor of Louisiana. The organization cited Edwards’ strong record and leadership in defending and protecting life at all stages and his successful advocacy on behalf of a whole life agenda as a critical component for his victory.   “Governor John Bel Edwards has shown by example that he is a consistent and reliable whole-life advocate,” said Kristen Day, executive director...

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PRO-LIFE DEMOCRATS DISAPPOINTED BIDEN CHANGED LONGSTANDING POSITION ON THE HYDE AMENDMENT

Washington, D.C. - Democrats For Life of America (DFLA) is disappointed that Vice President Joe Biden changed his position on the bi-partisan Hyde Amendment, which prohibits taxpayer funding of abortion unless a pregnancy is a result of rape or incest or is done to save the life of the mother. “We are extremely disappointed that Vice President Biden choose to cave to the pressure of the abortion lobby instead of standing with a majority of Americans who support the Hyde Amendment,” said Kristen Day, the executive director of DFLA. “With all the major candidates fighting to be the most extreme on abortion, there is a wide open lane for a candidate to bring an alternative position to the...

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