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Pro-life Democrats - Latest News

Feb 17, 2021 - 03:00 pm .- Pro-life Democratic political candidates have encountered resistance from some public relations firms not willing to work with them, one pro-life Democratic leader says. 
Jan 4, 2021 - 02:35 pm .- On Sunday, one of the last pro-life House Democrats said farewell to Congress after serving eight terms.
Nov 12, 2020 - 10:42 am .- The consolidation of pro-life votes within one political party raises questions about the movement’s long-term political interests. If only one party welcomes pro-lifers, it also knows they have nowhere else to go--and can act accordingly.
Nov 4, 2020 - 11:30 am .- Longtime Tennessee state representative, civil rights champion, and pro-life Democrat John DeBerry lost his reelection bid on Tuesday evening. DeBerry was standing as an independent after he was removed from the Democratic primary ballot earlier this year, in part due to his pro-life views.
Nov 3, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- While the Democratic platform includes support for taxpayer-funded abortion, on demand, throughout a pregnancy, several candidates at the local, state, and national level have bucked the party line to stand for life while standing for election. 
Oct 27, 2020 - 04:21 pm .- Voters in Louisiana will decide Nov. 3 on a constitutional amendment, authored by a pro-life Democrat, which would prevent Louisiana’s courts finding a “right to abortion,” or to public abortion funding, in the state’s constitution.
Sep 2, 2020 - 04:00 am .- A pro-life Tennessee state representative is running as an independent after was ousted from the Democratic Party for his views on life and marriage. He told CNA that he is not giving up what he sees as a ministry.
Aug 14, 2020 - 03:49 pm .- More than 100 Democratic politicians have sent a letter to the party’s Platform Committee, calling for changes in the platform to accept pro-life Democrats and assure them that their view will be respected.
Aug 13, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- One of the last remaining pro-life Democrats in Congress won a primary victory in Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District on Tuesday.
Jul 15, 2020 - 11:00 am .- Pro-life State Sen. Eddie Lucio won his Democratic primary race on Tuesday, after being the target of aggressive negative campaigning - including ethnic slurs from a pro-abortion group.
Jun 29, 2020 - 12:30 pm .- Lawmakers, legal scholars, and pro-life leaders all criticized a Supreme Court ruling on Monday that overturned state safety regulations for abortion clinics in Louisiana.
Mar 16, 2020 - 02:30 pm .- On Tuesday,  Illinois Democrats will choose their presidential candidate. Residents of Chicago’s south side will also choose between eight-term Catholic Congressman Dan Lipinski and his pro-abortion opponent.
Feb 28, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar repeated her openness to pro-life voters but said that she is against proposed restrictions on abortion.
Feb 11, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar said on Tuesday that she would not shut pro-life Democrats out of the party.
Feb 5, 2020 - 10:00 am .- With recent polling suggesting that there are as many as 21 million pro-life Democrats in the country, their support, and how they prioritize life issues, could play a key part in picking the Democratic candidate for this year’s presidential election.
Jan 27, 2020 - 10:30 am .- Pro-life Democrats are “fed up” over the party’s staunch support of abortion and need to let the presidential candidates know it, the leader of Democrats for Life of America said on Monday.
Jan 24, 2020 - 05:15 pm .- Pro-life unity comes before party loyalty, a Democratic state senator said Friday at the national March for Life on Friday.
Nov 19, 2019 - 10:00 am .- Pro-lifers are hopeful that the re-election of Democrat John Bel Edwards as Louisiana governor could turn the tide in a party whose leadership has grown increasingly more pro-abortion with each election cycle.
May 29, 2019 - 03:10 am .- Pro-life Democrats not only have a place within the Democratic Party today, but can act as a bridge in society during a time of intense polarization, said a leader in the movement.
Apr 17, 2019 - 04:30 pm .- Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL), narrowly defeated challenger Marie Newman in 2018 by 2,145 votes.  He will face her again in the March 2020 primary.