Legislation

2023 Whole Life Agenda

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Lower maternal mortality  Support Pregnancy Care Facilities. Support for families with Prenatal Diagnosis Every Mother Matters Act (EMMA) Providing for Life Act Child Tax Credit Parental Leave Expand Child Support Enforcement Additional Funding for WIC Expand tax relief for adoptive parents Expand access to social services by lowering barriers to faith-based organizations. Expand mentoring services for low-income women Create a clearinghouse of resources for pregnant women Expand support for pro-life pregnancy support facilities. Support pregnant students (Pregnant Students Right Acts)

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PWSA (H.R. 2045 and S. 1032)

Pregnant Women Support ActTo provide for programs that reduce abortions, help women bear healthy children, and support new parents.House of Representatives Bill HR-2045 and Senate Bill S-1032; current 111th session of Congress Short: Pregnant Women Support Act as introduced. Official: To provide for programs that reduce abortions, help women bear healthy children, and support new parents. as introduced. 4/22/2009--Introduced.Pregnant Women Support Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants to increase public awareness of resources available to pregnant women to carry their pregnancy to term and new parents. Amends the Public Health Service Act to allow the Secretary...

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Pregnant Women Support Act Study

STUDIES SUPPORT DLFA'S PROPOSAL TO DECREASE THE ABORTION RATEStudy Finds Parental Involvement lowers abortion rate In a ground-breaking study, Dr. Michael New, political science professor at the University of Alabama, proves that parental-involvement laws reduce the minor abortion rate by 13 to 31 percent when a state enacts laws to require parental consent or notification before a minor undergoes an abortion.  The involvement of 2 parents increases the likelihood that the teen will not choose an abortion.   The study compares data from the mid-80's when the abortion rate for 13 to 17 years olds was 13.5 per 1000.  By 1999, the number had decreased by almost...

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Senate passes Child Custody Protection Act

Democrats For Life of America (DFLA) issued a plea to its members to call upon their Senators to pass the Child Custody Protection Act. The Child Custody Protect Act passed the House over a year ago by a vote of 270 to 157 with over 50 Democrats supporting the measure. The bill passed the Senate by a vote of 65-34 with numerous Democrats supporting the common sense legislation.To read more about this legislation and to see a list of Democrats who helped it to pass, click here

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Cord Blood Bill passes both U.S. House and Senate

Democrats For Life of America (DFLA) called upon you to urge your Senators to bring the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act for a vote, and the Senate has voted and passed the bill! DFLA applauded the US House of Representatives for the passage of HR 2520, the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act, in a lopsided 413-0 legislative victory. This vote comes after the Senate passed the same bill on Friday. The bill now goes to President Bush for his signature. The bill provides a medically-proven and life-affirming alternative to embryonic stem cell research.To read more about this legislation, click hereTo see the press release from DFLA regarding this important victory, click here To see...

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