Press Releases and Statements

Busboys and Poets Shuns and Shuts Out Democrats for Life

Tuesday, January 11, Washington D.C — Democrats for Life of America (DFLA) has been planning for several months with Busboys and Poets to host their annual March for Life Breakfast at the chain’s K-street location in Washington D.C. Today, Busboys and Poets e-mailed DFLA to inform them that the venue was canceled because “guests have reached out about the nature and tenor of the event.” The final decision came after DFLA’s Executive Director, Kristen Day, spoke with one of the restaurant’s managers. “The Catering Director mentioned to me that Planned Parenthood holds events at the venue which I did not think was relevant to the conversation,” said Kristen. “Clearly, Busboys and Poets caved...

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PRO-LIFE AND PRO-CHOICE ADVOCATES OPPOSE LAST-MINUTE NEW JERSEY ABORTION BILL

Legislators Should Seek Equity for Pregnancy Outcomes  Trenton, NJ, January 7, 2022 -  Democrats for Life of America (DFLA) urges New Jersey legislators to oppose a last-ditch effort to pass an abortion expansion bill before the session ends Tuesday. DFLA urges common ground solutions to address the inequity of pregnancy outcomes in the state. “With abortion-rights advocates recognizing the inequities for women when it comes to unplanned pregnancies, I see an opportunity for a more positive and common ground solution than this bill,” said Kristen Day, Executive Director for Democrats for Life. “The legislature should table this legislation and make a concerted effort to work with...

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DFLA Statement on the Anniversary of January 6th

January 6, 2022 By Jess Meeth, National Communications Director One year ago at around 2:30 PM outside the Capitol, rioters climbed the walls and pushed past barriers outside the building. Mobs of Trump supporters gained entry inside after storming past police, with some smashing windows, beating others, and institaging other acts of violence. Many wore MAGA hats and shouted and chanted disturbing words and slurs.  Police began to evacuate lawmakers and staff present for the Electoral College vote. On their way out, staffers grabbed the boxes of ballots to take them to safety. Police were able to clear the rioters from the Senate floor around 3:26 PM. And at 3:36 PM, Trump finally...

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