The Case for a Big Tent Democratic Party

Democrats for Life of America recently hosted a conference on the need for a bigger, more inclusive Democratic Party. Millennial editor Robert Christian, our 2017 Millennial of the Year Michael Wear, and millennial Catholic Anna Keating spoke at the conference. Here are some highlights of the conference: .@ProLifeDem: @demsforlife wants a party that represents *all*… Read More The Case for a Big Tent Democratic Party

Pro-life Democrats Deliver Whole Life Message in Philadelphia

Via CNS: At a time when the official party platform advocates for removing current legislative restrictions on obtaining abortions, pro-life Democrats came to Philadelphia with a counter message: You can’t win big without us. Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton has called for repealing the Hyde Amendment, which forbids federal funding for most abortions and continues to… Read More Pro-life Democrats Deliver Whole Life Message in Philadelphia

Millennials, the Whole Life Approach, and the Democratic Party

On Monday, I spoke at the 2015 Democratic Revival at the National Press Club. Here are my prepared remarks: My position on abortion is progressive not conservative. I believe in robust government action to protect the lives of unborn children, as I refuse to draw a distinction between humans and persons. All humans are persons.… Read More Millennials, the Whole Life Approach, and the Democratic Party

Christopher Hale on CNN: Why progressives should be pro-life

Millennial contributing editor and co-founder Christopher Hale has a new article at CNN explaining why progressives should be pro-life: And deeply rooted in the history of human society is the belief that every human being has dignity and the right to live in that dignity. As progressives, we further believe that the government plays a… Read More Christopher Hale on CNN: Why progressives should be pro-life

Pro-life Progressives: Still Not a Myth

In the New York Times, Ross Douthat has pointed out the need for pro-life liberalism, which he described as a “once-commonplace, now-mythical persuasion.”  While he is right about the need for non-conservative pro-lifers, he is mistaken that pro-life liberalism is mythical. If we use liberalism broadly to encompass all those progressives left of center, there… Read More Pro-life Progressives: Still Not a Myth