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Pregnancy Equity Scorecard - DFLA Education Fund Releases Pathway for Post-Roe Consensus

  • Michigan Democrats for Life
At the end of June 2023, the Democrats for Life of America (DFLA) Education Fund released a comprehensive proposal to improve pregnancy equity in a post-Roe environment. Pregnancy equity is an important concept that addresses the ability of women to make decisions about their pregnancies without being constrained by financial handcuffs or restrictive laws. It encompasses the idea that women should...

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Prop 3: Freedom over Responsibility

  • Bob Synk
We learned from the Spiderman movies that "with great power comes great responsibility." We all have a great power - the power of human reproduction. Either the writers of Prop 3 have never seen Spiderman or they just don't believe in responsibility. They have written it to create a "fundamental right" for reproduction. They seem to want reproduction and abortion with absolutely no restrictions...

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How Do I Vote Now?

  • Bob Synk
By Bob Synk, MDFL Board Member -  The opinions expressed are those of the author. Michigan Democrats for Life supports and endorses pro-life Democrats and makes no recommendation/ endorsement decisions on behalf of independents, third-party candidates, Republicans and pro-choice Democrats. While Roe was forcing abortion to be legal throughout the United States, deciding who to vote for was pretty...

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Dobbs gives us a chance to create a culture of life. Let's not blow it.

  • John Quinn
In a recent article in The Atlantic, David Frum draws an analogy between the struggle over temperance and prohibition in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and the conflict about abortion in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. The analogy is strained, but I think Mr. Frum makes some good points about the nature of such political struggles and the opportunities and risks we in the pro-life...

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Revisiting allegations about COVID relief and abortion

  • Ken Darga
It is ironic that many pro-life organizations have been hostile toward the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), since several of its provisions should lead to significant decreases in the number of abortions. Last month, one of my blog posts took issue with a serious allegation that has been publicized in much of the pro-life press. Many organizations have claimed that failure to include the Hyde Amendment...

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