Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the nomination of Judge Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court
Testimony of Charmaine Yoest before the Senate Judiciary Committee giving her testimony at the Judge Sotomayor Senate confirmation hearings. Americans United for Life (AUL) was instrumental in doing the legal homework on Sotomayor’s involvement with the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund (PRLDEF).
A significant moment arrived in the hearing this morning as Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis) turned to questioning Judge Sotomayor, albeit briefly, on the abortion issue and the “right to privacy” underlying Roe v. Wade. Sotomayor replied that she does agree that Roe is “settled law” as follows: KOHL: All right. Judge, the court’s ruling about […]
We have spent the last few weeks leading up to this week’s hearing in meetings with senators on the Judiciary Committee and their staffers, on both sides of the aisle, presenting them with the research that the AUL legal team has done on Judge Sotomayor’s pro-abortion advocacy. This morning, we had the opportunity to meet […]
3:02 p.m. – The nominee ends her statement in less than the ten minutes she was allotted. Leahy calls a break in the hearing until 9:30 a.m. tomorrow morning. Liveblogging will resume then. In the meantime, check back at the AUL Blog for more commentary on the Sotomayor nomination and other life issues in the […]
Americans United for Life (AUL) announced today that its President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest has been called to testify at the confirmation hearings for Judge Sonia Sotomayor, which begin on Monday, July 13.
Today Americans United for Life (AUL) President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest released a memo to Senate Judiciary Committee members, urging them to ask Judge Sotomayor the “Top Ten” most important questions pertaining to abortion, its regulations and the role of the Court as the Senators prepare for her confirmation hearings to begin July 13.
In a decision ignoring the health and welfare of young girls, the Ohio Supreme Court has allowed Planned Parenthood to hide records that may effectively demonstrate it broke the law by failing to alert parents of their young daughters’ abortions and failing to notify law enforcement officials of suspected sexual abuse.
Pro-life forces won an important battle yesterday when the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that abortion providers, under a state law regulating the administration of RU-486, must strictly comply with the FDA-approved protocol for the dangerous abortion drug.