Press Releases and Statements

DEMOCRATS URGE EEOC TO WITHDRAW THE PROPOSED RULE THAT REDEFINES TERMS TO INCLUDE ABORTION

Fairfax, Virginia, October 12, 2023 – Democrats For Life submitted comments on the proposed rule on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to remain true to the legislative intent. The proposed rule redefines “related medical conditions” within the PWFA to include “birth control...or having or choosing not to have an abortion, among other conditions.”  “The law has nothing to do with abortion and everything to do with providing pregnant women in the workforce necessary accommodations,” said Kristen Day, executive director of Democrats For Life of America. “The EEOC should not be redefining terms and causing a distraction by deviating from...

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Democrats Urge Governor to Preserve Program to Help Pregnant Homeless Women

Fairfax, Virginia, May 9, 2023 - Governor Katie Hobbs indicated that she will line-item veto two measures supporting pregnant and parenting families. Democrats For Life urges the governor to fully fund and protect these valuable programs. The Family Health Pilot Program and the Homeless Pregnant Women Services program provide invaluable assistance to Arizona families. “Pregnant women face many challenges only exacerbated when faced with homelessness and financial insecurity,” said Kristen Day, Executive Director of Democrats For Life. “The programs the Governor has threatened to line-item veto provides essential resources and support.” The new budget commendably funds health care and includes...

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Democrats For Life Supports Haley’s Call for a National Consensus on Abortion

Statement by Kristen Day Executive Director, Democrats for Life of America   Presidential candidate Nikki Haley last week called for a national consensus on the issue of abortion. We support that call to action and urge our elected representatives from both parties to make 2024 about women, their families, and their children…not abortion.     Abortion politics has infected our nation long enough. The current climate is causing more harm than good.    Abortion advocates have pushed to eliminate health and safety regulations governing abortion and endorsed federal legislation that would make abortion less safe for women. States have passed laws...

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