Democratic Party

Running up to the 2008 election, the Democratic Party began making more visible efforts to reach out to religious voters. Pro-life Democrats have struggled in the party, both in elections and in their own party. President Obama's election ushered in a number of changes, including a new health care law and a mandate for employers to provide contraception. He also maintained the status quo in hiring provisions for religious groups seeking federal funding.

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