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Nov 21, 2019 - 10:37 am .- Democratic presidential candidates struggled to respond when asked if pro-life politicians have a place in the party during a debate on Wednesday night. The candidates, however, did pledge their support for abortion and exhorted voters to do the same.
Nov 19, 2019 - 03:00 am .- Pro-life Democrats and some election-minded politicos have faulted the decision of a Democratic state attorneys general organization to support only declared pro-abortion rights candidates.
Sep 11, 2019 - 10:15 am .- Senate Democrats acted Tuesday to block funding of the Federal Title X family planning program, drawing condemnation from Republicans and pro-life leaders
Sep 10, 2019 - 10:05 am .- Gabbard’s statement appears to signal a break with her own legislative record, and the consensus of the Democratic presidential field.
Sep 5, 2019 - 02:05 pm .- Pro-life leaders have denounced Sen. Bernie Sanders statement that he would repeal the Mexico City policy and promote abortion in “poorer countries” in response to a question on population growth.
Aug 30, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- The Democratic National Committee last week passed a resolution recognizing so-called “nones” as “the largest religious group” in the party and warning of threats caused by “misplaced claims of ‘religious liberty.’”
Jun 28, 2019 - 11:40 am .- Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate, the second in a series of debates that will continue until the 2020 primaries, featured discussion of religious hypocrisy and abortion among other matters.
Jun 27, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- Taxpayer funding for abortions is a matter of “justice” for men and women Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro said during the first Democratic primary debate Wednesday. 
Jul 31, 2018 - 02:01 pm .- Former Michigan Congressman Bart Stupak has one word to sum up the plight of the pro-life Democrat: “Lonely.”
Mar 23, 2018 - 10:32 am .- In an op-ed published Friday in the Wall Street Journal, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York lamented that the Democratic Party’s shifting principles have effectively shut out and alienated orthodox Catholics.
Mar 21, 2018 - 01:01 pm .- Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL), one of the few remaining pro-life Democrats, narrowly won the Democratic primary election Tuesday night for Illinois’ 3rd District. Lipinski’s challenger, NARAL-backed Marie Newman, made her opposition to Lipinski’s pro-life views a central part of her campaign.
Aug 3, 2017 - 03:04 am .- A leading Democratic Party campaigner has signaled openness to pro-life candidates, continuing months of controversy over the party’s future.
Jul 29, 2016 - 03:26 pm .- As the 2016 Democratic Party platform insists on a “progressive” notion of religious freedom, what might that look like in policy?
Nov 5, 2014 - 08:08 pm .- In the wake of momentous losses for U.S. Democrats on Tuesday, one group said the party’s abortion stance may be isolating voters and hindering candidates on both sides of the issue.