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USA Today Op-Ed by DFLA Executive Director Kristen Day Published

Democrats For Life of America01/30/2020 Democrats for Life of America Executive Director Kristen Day recently wrote an op-ed describing her experience in attempts to get the opinions of the 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates. It was published in USA Today, and you can read it by clicking the link below. Executive Director Kristen Day writes Op-Ed for USA Today: "I'm the pro-life Democrat who confronted Pete Buttigieg. He's pushing out valuable voters." Kristen Day is the executive director of Democrats For Life of America. Follow her on Twitter: @ProLifeDem  

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News Coverage: Democrats for Life of America Executive Director confronts 2020 Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg on Democratic Platform on Abortion

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 "> (Can't see the video above? Click here to open in a new tab.) Check out these articles of coverage from 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg's Iowa Town Hall on Fox News, where Democrats for Life of America Executive Director Kristen Day asked a pertinent question to Mayor Buttigieg about whether he would allow Pro-Life Democrats into the party, and would consider softening the Democratic National Committee platform language surrounding abortion: 01/28/2020 - America Magazine "Will pro-life Democratic voters be courted in the 2020 Primary? It's not likely." 01/28/2020 - National Review "Mayor Pete Dodges The Question, Again." 01/27/2020...

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The abortion stranglehold: The misadventures of Tim Ryan

*** The following was published in The Hill. You can read the article in its entirety by clicking the link below. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) recently publicly shared that he is no longer pro-life. Why tell us something we already know?  His pronouncement is a symptom of a larger problem within the Democratic Party – the abortion litmus test.  Democrats once held a 292-seat majority in the U.S House with 110 pro-life Democrats. Today, we are in the minority and there are only a handful of pro-life Democrats. The number of pro-choice democrats has remained about the same over the last 30 years – around 180 give or take. It is the number of pro-life Democrats that can win in pro-life...

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Democrats could destroy the GOP — if only they would welcome antiabortion liberals

  By: Charles Camosy (As Featured in Washington Post on March 21st)   The GOP was in serious trouble well before the great crackup of 2016. The Tea Party insurgency exposed serious fault lines on everything from immigration to military spending. The antiabortion wing continues to demand that the party defy its central emphasis on limited government by passing legislation that overrides the autonomy of the individual. Today, only 26 percent of Americans identify as Republicans, and with their inability to reach Latinos and Millennials, things don’t look good for the GOP’s future. If Democrats are paying attention, they could easily capitalize on the dissolution of longstanding...

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Progressives should support the 20-week abortion ban

by Janet Robert Published in The Hill on January 22, 2015 Progressives are pro-science, right? From clashes over climate change to school text books, the common refrain from progressives is that we stand on the side of the most credible and advanced scientific evidence. Yet on abortion, we see far too many progressives closing their eyes to the breakthroughs that have occurred through technological innovation in understanding development in the womb. For those who oppose any further restrictions on abortion, the motives seem clear. The Roe v. Wade decision used trimesters to provide guidance for laws regulating abortion. Restrictions on abortion were not to be permitted until...

20 week ban, progressives

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