Press Releases and Statements

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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For pro-life Mississippians, there’s only one choice in November

By Kristen Day, Executive Director, Democrats For Life To me, it's simple — for every pro-life Mississippian, there's only one choice in the November 7 gubernatorial election: Brandon Presley.  As a Christian, a pro-life advocate, and a Democrat — in that order — my convictions on the sanctity of life are deeply personal. For years, I've been known for challenging my party's orthodoxy on abortion on demand, often at odds with Presidents Biden and Obama, the DNC and Washington Democrats. It's a sometimes lonely position, but I firmly believe it's the right path. As a mother, my pro-life convictions are deeply personal. I know the incredible joy and love that a child can bring into one's...

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DEMOCRATS URGE EEOC TO WITHDRAW THE PROPOSED RULE THAT REDEFINES TERMS TO INCLUDE ABORTION

Fairfax, Virginia, October 12, 2023 – Democrats For Life submitted comments on the proposed rule on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to remain true to the legislative intent. The proposed rule redefines “related medical conditions” within the PWFA to include “birth control...or having or choosing not to have an abortion, among other conditions.”  “The law has nothing to do with abortion and everything to do with providing pregnant women in the workforce necessary accommodations,” said Kristen Day, executive director of Democrats For Life of America. “The EEOC should not be redefining terms and causing a distraction by deviating from...

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