Press Releases and Statements

Democrats Urge Arizona to Support Women and Parents after New Ruling on Abortion

Phoenix, AZ - April 9, 2024 – Democrats for Life of America (DFLA) and Democrats for Life of Arizona urge state leaders and lawmakers to enact modern and supportive policies for pregnant women and parents in light of the recent Arizona State Supreme Court ruling concerning a Civil War-era law.   “With all the noise around this ruling and the legality of abortion, we are silencing the voices of those who are underserved and underprivileged. Women and parents have always needed support to carry, bear, and raise their children, and they still need it now,” said Kristen Day, Executive Director of DFLA. “We often discuss how abortion limitations may pressure women into carrying...

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Statement: Abortion Pills Not Progressive, Harmful to Women

The ongoing discourse surrounding abortion pills within the Democratic Party warrants a critical examination of our principles and policies. As Democrats, we have long championed regulatory oversight and women's rights, yet the current approach to abortion pills raises significant concerns about the welfare of women and the integrity of our values. It is undeniable that our stance on abortion has undergone a troubling transformation, one that seems to prioritize financial gain over the safety and well-being of women. The absence of robust safety standards surrounding abortion pills not only exposes women to various risks, such as complications from undetected ectopic pregnancies and potential...

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Rep. Gottheimer Cutting Off Resources To Vulnerable Families

Hackensack, New Jersey, February 28, 2024 - Today, Democrats in the 5th Congressional District held a press conference expressing concerns over Representative Gottheimer's criticisms of non-profit facilities predominantly staffed by volunteers in his constituency. The Congressman's push for the federal government to close down these vital nonprofits, which furnish women with necessities like diapers, car seats, and other supports for pregnant and parenting individuals, has confused and troubled Democrats who care about providing assistance to those in need.   Kristen Day, Executive Director of Democrats For Life, voiced concerns over the unequal financial assistance available to families...

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