In one of the most recent acts of social imperialism by the United Nations, the CEDAW Committee determined that Peru must compensate a girl for being denied an abortion and liberalize its abortion policies. This is only the most recent example of a United Nations committee overstepping its bounds to incorrectly imply that there is […]
The following blog post at LifeNews.com was written by William Saunders and Mary Novick, both of AUL: The fight for legal recognition and protection of the unborn child is not fatally diminished by the recent rejection of the Mississippi personhood initiative. In fact, there have been multiple victories for the recognition of the unborn child […]
Americans United for Life President & CEO Charmaine Yoest speaks at the group’s 40th Anniversary Gala on November 2, 2011 at the Newseum in Washington, DC.
Christian Examiner’s story quotes AUL’s Mailee Smith: Mailee Smith, an attorney with the pro-life Americans United for Life, said there is an obvious explanation to Geron’s decision. “There simply is no money in research that yields no results,” Mailee Smith wrote at the Americans United for Life website. ” … Clearly, investors don’t want to […]
Wouldn’t it be nice if, by some act of magic, a law that endangers unborn children could be transformed into a life-affirming statute? Unfortunately, such magic does not exist; in fact, not even an order written by the President can modify language passed by Congress and signed by the President. In an email written by […]
USA Today is reporting today that Geron—the company that received the first government approval for human clinical trials using human embryo stem cells—is discontinuing “further stem cell work.” This decision hardly comes as a surprise. There simply is no money in research that yields no results. Geron says that the decision came “after a strategic […]
There was a great deal of news coverage recently featuring AUL both before and after the vote on Measure 26 in Mississippi last week. A sampling of that coverage is below. Clarke Forsythe was interviewed by Sarah Kliff of the Washington Post: “Mississippi should caution people about using abstract, broad language for state constitutional amendments,” […]
The current U.S. Supreme Court session is proving to be an exciting one. In addition to granting review of healthcare reform cases today, the Court also granted review in Capato v. Astrue—a case involving the rights of posthumously-conceived children. In this world of assisted reproductive technologies (ART), the facts of this case are all too […]
Rep. Renee Ellmers spoke at AUL’s 40th Anniversary Gala at the Newseum in Washington on November 2, 2011.
Senator Jeff Sessions spoke at AUL’s 40th Anniversary Gala at the Newseum in Washington, DC on November 2, 2011.
Sarah Kliff of The Washington Post interviewed Clarke Forsythe today in a discussion on the failure of Measure 26 in Mississippi yesterday. From the story: “Mississippi should caution people about using abstract, broad language for state constitutional amendments,” says Clark Forsythe, senior counsel at Americans United for Life, the country’s oldest antiabortion organization. Caution “will […]
“This vote will not diminish the moral proposition that life in the womb deserves legal protections,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (11-09-11) – Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest said Wednesday that the “long and noble legal precedent for the personhood of unborn children did not suffer harm by […]
John McCormack of Weekly Standard explores the issues behind why Measure 26 failed to pass in Mississippi yesterday: By a 59 percent to 41 percent margin, Mississippi voters defeated a measure Tuesday that would have amended the state’s constitution to hold: “The term ‘person’ or ‘persons’ shall include every human being from the moment of […]
Photographs from AUL’s 40th Anniversary Gala on November 2, 2011 at the Newseum in Washington.
AUL Board member Ed Grant speaks at the 40th Anniversary Gala on November 2, 2011 in Washington at the Newseum.