Speakers

Michael Wear

Michael Wear, current board member of Democrats For Life of America, is the founder of Public Square Strategies LLC, and a leading expert and strategist at the intersection of faith, politics and American public life. As one of President Obama's "ambassadors to America's believers" (Buzzfeed), Michael directed faith outreach for President Obama’s historic 2012 re-election…

And Then There Were None

Abby Johnson, Founder and CEO of And Then There Were None (ATTWN), will be among several panelists telling their stories about working in the abortion industry. ATTWN is a registered nonprofit organization that exists to help abortion clinic workers leave the abortion industry. ATTWN is pro-life without exceptions. While we believe in and wholeheartedly support…

Congressman Dan Lipinski, D-Third District IL

Congressman Dan Lipinski - Third District, Illinois, will be receiving the "Bob Casey Whole-Life Award" via live video feed as part of our VIP Dinner Banquet Dan Lipinski is a proud native of Illinois’ Third Congressional District, which includes parts of the southwest side of Chicago, southwest Cook County, and northeastern Will County.  Now in…

Ryan Bomberger

Ryan Bomberger is an Emmy® Award-winning creative professional, international public speaker, citizen journalist, factivist, and author of the powerful book, Not Equal: Civil Rights Gone Wrong.  He is also the co-founder of RadianceFoundation.org, a life-affirming organization based on the belief that every human life has purpose. Ryan has a rather unique perspective of the innate nature of purpose. He is one of…

Pastor Arthur Porter

Dr. Arthur A. Porter Sr., is the Senior Pastor of New Nation Church of God in Christ in Aurora, Colorado. He is married to the beautiful Donna Porter. Together they have three children and five grandchildren. He has been the pastor of New Nation for Church 17 years. He is a published author and lecturer.…

Anna Keating

"Anna Keating is the co-author of The Catholic Catalogue: A Field Guide to The Daily Acts That Make Up a Catholic Life and a chaplain at Colorado College. Her essays have appeared in: U.S. Catholic, First Things, Salon, America, Dappled Things, The Notre Dame Magazine, Commonweal, Sojourners, Killing the Buddha, NPR, The Denver Post, Church Life Journal, Millennial and elsewhere. She graduated from the University of Notre…

Justin Giboney

Justin Giboney is an attorney and political strategist in Atlanta, GA. He is also the Co-Founder and President of the AND Campaign, which is a coalition of urban Christians who are determined to represent a clear and credible Christian witness in politics and culture. Mr. Giboney has managed successful campaigns for elected officials in the…

Former U.S. Congressman Bart Stupak

Former U.S. Congressman Bart Stupak is a partner in Venable’s Legislative and Government Affairs, LLP.  As Congressman to Michigan’s First Congressional District for 18 years, Mr. Stupak developed a deep understanding of issues that directly affected his constituents, including matters related to energy, healthcare, telecommunications and international trade. As an attorney at Venable, he is in…

Dr. Michael Baxter

Michael Baxter is the Director of Catholic Studies and term Professor of Religious Studies at Regis University in Denver. A specialist in Catholic social thought, the history of Catholicism in the United States, and the Catholic Worker movement, he is the author of articles and essays in Modern Theology, Communio, Pro Ecclesia, The Review of Politics, the…

Executive Director, DFLA Kristen Day

Kristen Day is the Executive Director of Democrats For Life of America. Before her time at DFLA, she worked on Capitol Hill, including a tenure as the Chief of Staff for former Congressman Jim Barcia. One of her passions was working to pass pro-life and pro-family legislation and also advocated for Democrats who oppose abortion.…

Kelly Rosati

Kelly Rosati is the founder of KMR Consulting, designed to assist clients in more effectively achieving their communications, community and government relations, and objectives. Previously, Kelly served for 10 years as the Vice President of Advocacy for Children and Community Outreach at Focus on the Family. Prior to joining Focus, Kelly served for 10 years as the…

Maureen Yockey

A Denver-born native, Maureen Yockey has been actively employed in both the private and public sectors for over twenty-five years. After successful years in high-end office product sales with a major corporation, she linked her experience and passion to work with women and families in the local pro-life pregnancy center in Denver. Currently, Maureen is…

Albany Rose

Albany Rose is a spirited and passionate pro-choice turned pro-life activist, currently living in the state of Colorado. Albany uses her past experience with abortion to offer hands on assistance to men and women who are facing crisis pregnancies, as well as to those who have been hurt by abortion. She addresses the topic of…

Robert Rysavy

Rob Rysavy, is the past president and past chair of the board of directors of the Vitae Foundation.  The Vitae Foundation is a non-profit, educational organization focused on creating a Culture of Life by using research-based messaging and cutting-edge media to inform women facing an untimely pregnancy about local Pregnancy Help Centers; educating the public about the…

Diane Pagen

Diane R. Pagen, LMSW, is a social worker, an advocate of a universal basic income, and hosts the website Diane Pagen. She has been a social worker since 2004 and a social policy analyst since 2008. She has taught social welfare policy to graduate students at Rutgers University, and to undergraduate students of Human Services at…

Lauren Castillo

Lauren Castillo graduated in 2013 from Regis University with a B.S. in Accounting and a B.A. in Religious Studies. She joined the Pro-Life movement at a young age because she saw many unplanned pregnancies happening in her community in Denver and inadequate support and resources available. She was the President for the Students for Life…

Terrisa Bukovinac

Terrisa Bukovinac is a feminist, atheist, vegetarian, Democrat and consistent life activist. Terrisa is Founder and Executive Director of Pro-Life San Francisco - a millennial focused grassroots activist group operating in arguably the most liberal city in America. She is the Director of West Coast Operations for Secular Pro-Life, serves on the Board of Directors for…

Robert Christian III

Robert G. Christian III is a PhD candidate in politics at the Catholic University of America and a graduate fellow at the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies. He is the editor of the online periodical Millennial and serves as a senior fellow at Democrats for Life of America. Robert received his undergraduate degree…

Chris Sullivan

Chris Sullivan is passionate about creating spaces where people can pursue truth, both objective and personal. She believes that life-affirming compassion is wholly compatible with liberal democracy, and that political consensus can only emerge in a climate of genuine mutual respect. As a professional spiritual director, Chris accompanies individuals and groups in their search for…

Dr. Rachel MacNair

Dr. Rachel MacNair is the current Vice-President of the Consistent Life Network. She has a Ph.D. in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Her doctoral research focused on the psychology of killing, which led her to coining the term “perpetration-induced traumatic stress”. PITS is a form of stress that may…

Amanda Perreault

Amanda Perreault is a Colorado native and first generation American. As a former classroom teacher, she is passionate about educating on pro-life issues and moving people into action. Amanda is the volunteer outreach coordinator for the "40 Days for Life" Denver campaign, that seeks to engage Christians in a prayerful and peaceful approach to the…

Former U.S. Congressman Lincoln Davis

Born in Pall Mall, Tennessee, Lincoln Davis is a husband, father, grandfather, small businessman, farmer, civic leader and public servant. His business experience includes owning Diversified Construction and Development Company. A business devoted to large tract Land Development, Utility Construction water sewer, Commercial and Residential building, Highway and Bridge work and Factory Buildings. He owned…

Destiny Herndon-De La Rosa

Destiny Herndon-De La Rosa is the founder of New Wave Feminists, a feminist pro-life group that aims to reshape the divisive language surrounding the abortion debate. The group is trying to expand the antiabortion movement so that it is more applicable to younger generations who view abortion less through a religious lens and more through…

Dr. Charles C. Camosy

Charlie Camosy is Associate Professor of Theological and Social Ethics at Fordham University. Among other places, his articles have appeared in the American Journal of Bioethics, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Journal of the Catholic Health Association, USA Today, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and Commonweal. He is the author of four books, including Beyond the Abortion Wars: a Way Forward for a New…

Live Action – Alison Howard Centofante

Alison Howard Centofante is the Director of Strategic Communications at Live Action, a prolife media group. She was formerly Director of Alliance Relations at Alliance Defending Freedom working to serve, strengthen, and expand the alliance on life, marriage, and religious freedom. Speaking on these issues, Alison has been featured on Fox News, ABC, NPR, The…