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Democrats for Life: Some PR firms fear ‘backlash’ for working with pro-life candidates

Pro-life Democratic political candidates have encountered resistance from some public relations firms not willing to work with them, one pro-life... Read more

Over 100 Democratic politicians call for platform changes to welcome pro-lifers

More than 100 Democratic politicians have sent a letter to the party’s Platform Committee, calling for changes in the platform... Read more

Democratic National Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Christian leaders call on Democrats to embrace pro-life policies

Bishop John Stowe of Lexington, Kentucky, was one of several Catholic clergy, religious, and laity who joined 115 Christian leaders, theologians, and ministers... Read more

Senator Elizabeth Warren on the TV screens debating. Election 2020.

Democratic candidates: Protecting abortion is ‘what we do and what we stand for’

Democratic presidential candidates struggled to respond when asked if pro-life politicians have a place in the party during a debate... Read more

Democratic AG group wrong to shun pro-life candidates, critics say

Pro-life Democrats and some election-minded politicos have faulted the decision of a Democratic state attorneys general organization to support only... Read more

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks to a press conference at the National Press Club.

Senate Democrats move to block Title X rule

Senate Democrats acted Tuesday to block funding of the Federal Title X family planning program, drawing condemnation from Republicans and... Read more

Tulsi Gabbard speaks in Des Moines, Aug. 2019.

Tulsi Gabbard supports late-term abortion ban

Gabbard’s statement appears to signal a break with her own legislative record, and the consensus of the Democratic presidential field.  Read more

Democratic Presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont.

'Despicable,' 'repugnant,' 'extremist': Pro-life activists respond to Bernie Sanders on abortion 

Pro-life leaders have denounced Sen. Bernie Sanders statement that he would repeal the Mexico City policy and promote abortion in... Read more

Entrance to the Democratic National Committee Headquarters in Washington, DC.

Democrats say ‘nones’ are largest religious group, warn against religious liberty claims

The Democratic National Committee last week passed a resolution recognizing so-called “nones” as “the largest religious group” in the party... Read more

10 Democratic presidential candidates take part in the second night of the first Democratic presidential debate, June 27, 2019 in Miami, Florida.

Second US Democratic debate discussed abortion, 'religious hypocrisy'

Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate, the second in a series of debates that will continue until the 2020 primaries, featured discussion... Read more

Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro speaks during the National Action Network Convention on April 3, 2019.

Democratic candidates tout abortion credentials in first debate

Taxpayer funding for abortions is a matter of “justice” for men and women Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro said during the... Read more

Lonely but determined, pro-life Democrats speak up

Former Michigan Congressman Bart Stupak has one word to sum up the plight of the pro-life Democrat: “Lonely.”  Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan.

Cardinal Dolan says Democrats have abandoned Catholics

In an op-ed published Friday in the Wall Street Journal, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York lamented... Read more

Illinois Congressman Dan Lipinski.

Pro-life Democrat Lipinski survives primary challenge

Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL), one of the few remaining pro-life Democrats, narrowly won the Democratic primary election Tuesday night for... Read more

The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 28, 2016.

Will Democrats’ future include pro-lifers? The debate continues.

A leading Democratic Party campaigner has signaled openness to pro-life candidates, continuing months of controversy over the party’s future.  Read more

The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 28, 2016.

What is the Democratic Party's 'progressive' vision of religious freedom?

As the 2016 Democratic Party platform insists on a “progressive” notion of religious freedom, what might that look like in... Read more

Did an out-of-touch abortion stance cause Democrats to lose the Senate?

In the wake of momentous losses for U.S. Democrats on Tuesday, one group said the party’s abortion stance may be... Read more