Press Releases and Statements

Democrats For Life of America Celebrates Supreme Court Overturning Roe

Looks to Brighter Future Washington, D.C.--Democrats for Life of America (DFLA) celebrates today’s decision by the Supreme Court of the United States in Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. With the overturning of the legal regime fabricated in Roe vs. Wade, Doe vs. Bolton, and Planned Parenthood vs. Casey, DFLA welcomes a brighter day for all women, their preborn children, and our treasured democracy. “DFLA will continue advocating and fighting for a better future.” Ms. Monica Sparks, President of DFLA, asked, “How can we utilize this decision as a springboard to build equitable futures and foundations in marginalized areas? DFLA calls on the Democratic Party to listen to the...

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A Response to Secretary Yellen’s Remarks on Abortion

By Harriet Bradley, Director of African American Outreach There is an expression that it takes a village to raise a child. This is so true for my community. As an African American woman, I have seen African American teenagers become pregnant as young as 14.  For the most part, the African American community will come together to help that teenager keep and raise her child instead of having an abortion. Thus, the "village" gets into action.  Secretary Janet Yellen's statement about teenagers, especially African American teenagers, needing to get an abortion because of economics and not being able to have a successful career is totally untrue. I have seen young teenage mothers not...

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi is pictured with Rep. Cuellar. Speaker Pelosi's quote is highlighted: "He is a valued member of our caucus. He is not pro-choice. But we do need him."

Democratic Leadership Supports Pro-Life Incumbent Over Progressive Challenger

Abortion Lobby Doubles Efforts That Would Turn the Seat Red Fairfax, VA May 18, 2022 - A Democratic primary challenger to incumbent Congressman Henry Cuellar called House leadership to withdraw their endorsement of the incumbent Congressman. House Majority Whip Representative James Clyburn (D-SC) campaigned recently with Cuellar to reinforce the endorsement and stress that the Democratic Party is inclusive and does not have a litmus test. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer have also endorsed Congressman Cuellar. “We appreciate the Democratic leadership supporting Congressman Cuellar and promoting a big tent approach to election success,” said Kristen Day, Executive...

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