Press Releases and Statements

DFLA Statement on UN Climate Report

By Sophie Trist  A 3,000-page report from some of the world's leading climate scientists issues a "code red" for humanity, warning that if we don't drastically cut carbon emissions very soon, global temperatures will continue to rise at unprecedented rates, causing floods, wildfires, droughts, hurricanes, and other climate disasters which endanger human life. We can't be pro-life if we don't protect this planet upon which our lives depend. It's time for governments to stop just talking the talk and actually walk the walk when it comes to battling climate change. Protecting our environment, making sure that Earth is safe for ourselves and our children, is absolutely a life issue.

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Pro-Life Democrats Urge the Biden Administration to Adhere to Longstanding Conscience Protections for Healthcare Workers

By Sophie Trist DFLA is deeply disappointed that the Department of Justice has dropped a lawsuit against the University of Vermont Medical Center, filed on behalf of a nurse who was forced to participate in an abortion despite moral objections.  The DOJ has essentially decided that conscience protections do not apply to pro-life Americans, who make up nearly 50% of the electorate. No one should ever be forced to participate in a medical procedure that they see as the violent killing of a fellow human being. This failure to protect the rights of pro-life Americans amounts to a betrayal of the fundamental democratic values of freedom, civil rights, and the longstanding protection of conscience...

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Pro-Life Democrats Pen Amicus Brief To the Supreme Court Arguing to Overturn Roe V. Wade

Washington D.C. -- Democrats For Life of America (DFLA) filed an amicus curiae brief today to support the State of Mississippi's challenge to the United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuits stay on the Gestational Age Act.   The legal brief was filed in the U.S. Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. DFLA argued that the Court’s fetal viability standard in both Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey has prevented necessary debate for the various ways states, and society in general, can and should create policies and laws to support mothers and children.    “The Mississippi...

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