Agenda

Draft Agenda
National Conference of Democrats for Life of America

July 26 - 28, 2019 / Kellogg Center in East Lansing, Michigan

[times and presentation titles are subject to change]

[updated 6/11/19]


Friday Evening 7:00-9:00pm What’s It All About?

The Meaning of ‘Pro-Life for the Whole Life’

Personal Experiences of Abortion and its Aftermath

Medical Aspects of Fetal Development and Abortion


Saturday Morning 9:00-12:00pm Human Life and Dignity at Risk

Interplanetary Perspectives on the Nature of Human Life: Can Pro-Lifers and Pro-Choicers Ever Understand One Another?

An Inconvenient Truth: Abortion and Race in America

End-of-Life Issues

Threats to the Lives and Dignity of Refugees and Immigrants


Saturday Afternoon 1:30-3:15pm Communicating Life Issues Across Ideological Divides

Communicating Across the Pro-Life/Pro Choice Divide

Do You Have to Be a Religious Conservative to Be Pro-Life?

When Is Environmental Policy a Life Issue?


Saturday Afternoon 3:15-5:30pm Demand-Side Approaches to Abortion

Support Services for Pregnant Women and Mothers

Public Policies that Address the Demand Side of Abortion

Promoting Human Life and Dignity Through Health Care Policy


Saturday Evening

Keynote Address

Update on Activities of Democrats for Life of America


Sunday Morning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Church Services

9:00am Church services at the Kellogg Center (conference registration not required)

Additional places of worship in East Lansing are listed at:


Sunday Morning 10:30-12:30pm The Challenge of Being a Whole-Life Democrat

Perspectives on Being a Whole-Life Democrat

Perspectives on Recent Pro-Choice Legislation in New York

Perspectives on Changing Democratic Party Platforms

A series of brief updates on state chapter activities


Sunday Afternoon 2:00-5:00pm Pro-Life Films and Services
(conference registration not required)

A showing of pro-life films, along with a presentation and discussion with Brandy Meeks, vice president of Abby Johnson’s ministry ‘And Then There Were None’ which helps abortion workers leave the industry.


In lieu of an admission fee, attendees who are not registered for the conference will be asked to make a financial contribution to one of the pro-life organizations that has an information table at the conference.