NPR featured AUL in a story on Morning Edition this morning that they gave the headline of “Health Law Rolls Back Abortion Rights, Groups Say.” An excerpt: But abortion opponents are not satisfied with the restrictions on abortion already in the measure, particularly those on abortion coverage in private plans that will be sold in […]
The Florida Board of Medicine revoked a Sarasota OB-GYN’s medical license last Friday for aborting the wrong baby of a mother pregnant with twins. Dr. Matthew Kachinas mistakenly killed a healthy baby girl instead of her twin brother who had Down syndrome and possible congenital defects. State records showed that Kachinas made a $250,000 liability […]
Mr. William Saunders, AUL’s Sr. VP of Legal Affairs, is moderating a panel discussion today from Noon to 2 p.m. on Christian Legal Society v. Martinez – which is a case that will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. Oral arguments are scheduled for next week. The event will be held at the National […]
Video of a story on Special Report on Fox News Channel on Tuesday, April 14, 2010. Shannon Bream reported on AUL’s opt-out legislation and the story includes an interview with Dr. Charmaine Yoest.
Last Friday, Advocates for Life, AUL’s new initiative for pro-life law students across the country, in conjunction with Columbia Law Students for Life, sponsored a daylong legal symposium, “Looking Back, Looking Forward: Pro-life Strategy and Jurisprudence for the 21st Century.” The symposium examined some of the most dynamic and evolving areas of abortion law to […]
Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, will be featured in a news story by Shannon Bream tonight on Special Report with Brett Baier. The show airs at 6 p.m. ET and the story featuring AUL will likely air around 6:15. Bream blogged about the story earlier today.
Newsweek: The Gaggle The New Health Care Fight: Abortion Coverage In State Exchanges Sarah Kliff While the Congressional fight over health care reform has wrapped up and legislators moved on, a new, state-level battle over abortion coverage has just begun. The fight comes courtesy of Section 1303 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act […]
William Saunders, Sr. Vice President of Legal Affairs at AUL, spoke at an event last Thursday at the Georgetown University Law center in Washington. The event, sponsored by the Progressive Life Alliance, was on the topic of “What is Pro-Life Healthcare Reform?” Invited speakers besides Saunders included Kristen Day of Democrats for Life of America […]
The following report on Fox News quoted from the information contained in this post: Americans United for Life’s Probable Short List of Supreme Court Nominees: 1. Elena Kagan – Solicitor General of the United States The current Solicitor General (SG) of the United States, Elena Kagan is a former clerk for Justice Thurgood Marshall (1987-1988) […]
“There are several nominees on the President’s short list of replacements for Justice Stevens who have a radical track record on the abortion issue. If a nominee is selected who is committed to imposing his or her social agenda on the Court, rather than interpreting the Constitution fairly, we will work to oppose their confirmation […]
It’s only been two weeks since President Obama signed the health care bill into law, but states are already moving ahead to opt-out of the abortion provisions Nancy Pelosi insisted weren’t in there. As a part of the Nelson-Reid compromise to the health care bill, states can now pass laws that prohibit insurance plans in […]
William Saunders, Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs at AUL, will be speaking on the “ABC’s of the International Right to Abortion” at Harvard Law School on Wednesday, April 7th at noon. The event will be in Pound 102. The event is sponsored by the Society for Law, Life, and Religion at Harvard Law School. […]
William Saunders, Senior Vice President for Legal Affairs at AUL, penned an op-ed in the Daily Caller today. An excerpt: It was deeply disappointing to read Congressman Bart Stupak’s op-ed, “Why I wrote the “˜Stupak Amendment’ and voted for health-care reform,” which appeared in the Washington Post on March 27. It was disappointing because it […]