Some volunteers are still canvassing for the campaign, but are standing 10 feet away from the door per instructions. Large events, including an election night party, have been cancelled, and the campaign is putting more emphasis on phone banking as concerns over public health continue.
Some pro-life groups, including Democrats for Life of America, had originally planned to support the campaign with door-knocking volunteers coming in from out of town.
While there has been some support from pro-lifers and others, it has not amounted to as much as originally hoped for, Davidson said.
Kristen Day, executive director of Democrats for Life of America, told CNA on Monday that the group was still working in tandem with Students for Life to canvas for Lipinski in the district.
"We've been here all weekend," Day said, noting that around 20 volunteers were working on Sunday, going from door to door and asking questions or leaving campaign literature on the doorstep.
While attitudes towards taxpayer-funded abortion were largely "mixed," Day said, many people strongly supported policies of late-term abortion restrictions and mandatory care for babies who survive abortions. The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which Lipinski has advocated for, would require health care workers to provide necessary care for babies who survive botched abortion attempts.
The volunteers were able to flip some households for Lipinski, Day said, and some voters were surprised to learn about the extreme abortion support at the upper levels of the party's leadership and presidential field.
"A lot of people don't realize where the Democratic Party has shifted on this issue," Day said.
At a Democratic presidential debate on Sunday night in Washington, D.C., front-runner Joe Biden reaffirmed his recent opposition to the Hyde Amendment, at the prodding of rival Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.). The Hyde Amendment has for decades received support from both parties in Congress, and bars taxpayer funding of elective abortions largely through Medicaid reimbursements.
Sanders, citing an "unprecedented assault" on "a woman's right to control her own body," brought up Biden's past support for the policy and asked if he still supported it.
Biden, a Catholic who was vice president from 2009-2017 and a senator who was first elected in 1972, replied that it was "not my view." Last summer, Biden had reversed his position and opposed Hyde while facing backlash from other Democrats.
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He added that "by the way, everybody who's been in the Congress voted for the Hyde Amendment at one point or another, because it was locked in other bills."
In response, Day said that "it just saddens me" that Biden would just turn his back on women in this case."
However, she said that the pro-life vote could help vault Lipinski over the top in Tuesday's primary.
"I think if the pro-life vote gets out and votes, the results should hopefully be pretty good tomorrow," Day said.