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DFLA Statement on House Passage of BBB

By Sophie Trist This morning, the House passed President Biden's $1.75 trillion Build Back Better human infrastructure plan.  There's much to applaud in this bill. It invests in working parents and young children by providing free preschool and extending the $3,600 yearly child tax credit, which experts estimate could cut child poverty in half. It makes historical investments in environmental justice and humanizing immigration reform, and it invests in healthcare by lowering prescription drug costs and increasing support for people with disabilities and the home care workers who assist them in living with dignity and autonomy.   However, the Build Back Better plan does not...

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Fairfax, VA. November 3, 2021- In the deep blue state of Virginia, Republican Glen Youngkin is now the Governor-elect after dramatically outperforming what any Republican has done statewide here in years. He delivered a victory that has sent a shockwave around the nation.   “We warned Terry McAuliffe that advocating for abortion and being a ‘brick wall’ for the abortion lobby would turn away Democratic and Independent voters who prefer a more moderate approach,” said Kristen Day, executive director of Democrat For Life. “After witnessing the current Governor’s actions on abortion, McAuliffe’s pledge to expand abortion further was deeply concerning.”   The Democratic-controlled...


Phony Progressives Ditch Democrat for Stance on Life 

Morristown, NJ–Democrats For Life of America (DFLA) is very disappointed that NJ 11th for Change has decided to revoke the endorsement of AJ Oliver because of his pro-life views. Mr. Oliver’s county has not had a Democrat win a county-wide race since the 1970’s. NJ 11th for Change would rather have a Republican in office than a progressive champion for human rights. “This is really bad politics on the part of NJ 11 for Change,” said Kristen Day, executive director of Democrats For Life. “It alienates centrist voters and risks Democratic defeat. It’s one thing to quietly withdraw an endorsement. It is quite another to launch a public smear campaign against a candidate with whom you agree...

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