Press Releases from the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
Scott Jensen: No Exceptions for Rape & Incest in My Abortion Ban
In an interview on WCCO radio this afternoon, GOP Minnesota governor frontrunner Scott Jensen was explicitly asked whether he supports exception for rape and incest in abortion bans. He said no.
ICYMI: GOP AG Candidates Pledge Assault on Doe v. Gomez and Abortion Rights in Minnesota
Every Republican candidate for Attorney General in Minnesota has pledged to attack access to abortion. While already deeply troubling, their anti-choice extremism merits further scrutiny following last night’s news that the Supreme Court is set to overrule Roe v. Wade. Here’s what the various Republican candidates for Attorney General have said.
53 Democratic State Parties Issue Statement on Leaked SCOTUS Intent to Overturn Roe v. Wade
Last night, a draft opinion circulated indicating the Supreme Court’s intent to overturn Roe v. Wade. Given the additional powers this anticipated decision will yield to state and territorial legislatures, the listed State Parties, representing almost all of the states and territories of the nation, signed on to jointly offer the following statement.
DFL Party Statement on the Supreme Court’s Leaked Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade
DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement in response to the draft majority opinion from the Supreme Court striking down Roe v. Wade and threatening access to abortion care across America.
Scott Jensen Calls for Jailing Steve Simon
Today, Sunday, May 1, DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement after audio surfaced of Scott Jensen calling for jailing Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon.
DNC Funds New DFL Campus and Apartments Organizing Program
Today, the Minnesota DFL Party is announcing that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has granted the state party’s request to provide funding for a new campus and apartments organizing program across the Twin Cities. The new investment comes as part of the DNC’s State Party Innovation Fund, which helps ensure innovation and early organizing by putting more boots on the ground throughout the country to help elect Democrats up and down the ticket in 2022.
DFL Party Announces 2022 State Convention Officers
Today, the Minnesota DFL Party is announcing the officers of the 2022 DFL State Convention. The DFL Party’s convention officers will work alongside party staff to ensure a fair, transparent, and productive state convention.
DFL Party Statement on Tom Weiler's CD 3 Endorsement
DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement after Republicans endorsed Tom Weiler in the 3rd Congressional District.
DFL Party Statement on the Passing of Robert Latz
DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement on the passing of former DFL Party State Representative Bob Latz.
DFL Statement on Gazelka’s Running Mate
Today, Friday, April 22, DFL Party Chairman Ken Martin released the following statement after Paul Gazelka announced his pick for lieutenant governor.