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Statement on the Shooting of a Pro-Life Demonstrator

This morning, the fatal shooting of a pro-life demonstrator was reported in front of Owosso High School in Michigan.

Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President and CEO of Americans United for Life, released this statement:

“We are shocked by this morning’s tragic news that a pro-life demonstrator was gunned down in front of a Michigan high school. We call for a full investigation into the matter and expect that the person or persons who committed this terrible act will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.”

About Americans United for Life

Americans United for Life (AUL) is a nonprofit, public-interest law and policy organization whose vision is a nation in which everyone is welcomed in life and protected in law.  The first national pro-life organization in America, AUL has been committed to defending human life through vigorous judicial, legislative, and educational efforts at both the federal and state levels since 1971.  The Wall Street Journal has profiled AUL, and PBS’ Frontline program chronicled AUL’s successful efforts in Mississippi.

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