An article by Fred Barnes in the November 7 issue of The Weekly Standard features reporting on AUL. From the article: Opponents of abortion are rarely interviewed on television these days. “It’s much harder to get on TV than it used to be,” says Charmaine Yoest, who heads Americans United for Life. Bookers of guests […]
An op-ed by AUL Senior Counsel Clarke Forsythe appeared in The Washington Times The Alabama Supreme Court’s unanimous decision last month in a case called Mack v. Carmack might surprise some Americans. The court held that an unborn child at any time of pregnancy is a person protected by Alabama’s wrongful-death laws. Wrongful-death statutes – […]
The Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) has challenged Oklahoma’s new law (HB 1970) which requires that physicians examine a woman before dispensing dangerous abortion drugs like RU-486, thereby banning “telemed abortions”—the provision of abortion drugs over the internet or via teleconference. The law is based on AUL’s “Abortion-Inducing Drugs Safety Act.” The law was championed […]
Rep. Cliff Stearns appeared on The 700 Club earlier today to discuss the investigation of Planned Parenthood. While being interviewed by Pat Robertson, Stearns mentioned AUL’s Special Report: The Case for Investigating Planned Parenthood as one of the things that prompted his investigation.
In its response to Denise Burke’s September 30, 2011 op-ed in the Washington Times, Media Matters relies on misleading statistics, peddled by Planned Parenthood in an effort – as Ms. Burke noted – to rehabilitate its increasingly damaged reputation. Noticeably, Media Matters’ response does not attempt to refute the majority of Ms. Burke’s article in […]
Politifact has never refuted the fact that “the [Government Accountability] Office reported last year that it couldn’t determine how much federal funding Planned Parenthood received.” Rather, Politifact’s assessment has confirmed this fact as reported by AUL in “The Case for Investigating Planned Parenthood.” In Poltifact’s attempt to dismiss a different charge, that there could be […]
Charmaine Yoest of Americans United for Life appeared on “Up with Chris Hayes” on MSNBC on October 1, 2011. The topic of discussion was the current congressional investigation of Planned Parenthood as well as AUL’s report – the Case for Investigating Planned Parenthood. Separate video of each segment is below. Part 1 Part 2