Washington D.C., Jan 10, 2020 / 17:40 pm
After a Democratic congressman said he would like to see more support from the pro-life movement in his re-election bid, one national pro-life group said its support has kept the lawmaker in Congress, and committed to supporting his 2020 bid for reelection.
On Thursday, Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.), a Catholic, eight-term congressman, and a co-chair of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus, told CNA that he has not received as much support from the pro-life movement as he had hoped in his re-election campaign.
"I've gotten some support from pro-life groups, but honestly, not as much as I'd like to see," Lipinski, who is fighting off primary challenger Marie Newman for the second election cycle in a row, told CNA.
"Some people in the pro-life movement do not seem to believe it's that important to protect pro-life Democrats. And I think you just have to look at what the other side is doing, see the value that they place on defeating someone like me," Lipinski said.