“Indiana lawmakers – and the people they represent – should have the right to decide whether their hard-earned tax dollars end up in the hands of the abortion industry,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (05-28-2013) –The United States Supreme Court rejected an opportunity to review a lower court decision preventing Indiana from cutting off […]
“This terrible decision from the 9th Circuit ignores the growing body of evidence that late-term abortions are dangerous for women” noted AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. “And yet a woman receiving an abortion at 20 weeks is 35 times more likely to die than she was in the first trimester.” WASHINGTON, D.C. (05-22-2013) – Ignoring the […]
For the past several weeks, AUL’s office has been flooded with inquiries from media, legislators and the public following the horrific and gruesome details arising from the murder trial of Philadelphia late-term abortionist Kermit Gosnell. With last week’s events behind us, and with a courageous conviction handed down by the jury, I want you to know that […]
“History has shown us that, rather than empowering seriously ill individuals, legalizing physician-assisted suicide can result in societal pressure for them to end their lives,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest Montpelier, VT (05-20-13) – Tragically, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed a bill today legalizing physician-assisted suicide for patients deemed to have a “terminal condition.” Such legislation […]
Dr. Charmaine Yoest, president and CEO of AUL, appeared on Fox News’ Special Report to discuss the Kermit Gosnell verdict.
AUL Welcomes Prominent Attorney and Pro-Life AdvocateOvide Lamontagne as General Counsel Senator Kelly Ayotte and former Senator Jim DeMint of the Heritage Foundation to Speak During Rooftop Reception WASHINGTON, D.C. (05-14-13) – Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest will welcome prominent attorney Ovide Lamontagne as General Counsel, leading the legal and government affairs divisions of […]
Jeanneane Maxon, Vice President of External Affairs and Corporate Counsel for Americans United for Life, appeared on ABC News to discuss the verdict in the Kermit Gosnell abortion trial.
“In the Gosnell case, we’ve seen proof positive that the abortion industry operates as the red-light district of medicine, preying on the vulnerable and repeatedly victimizing the very women it claims to protect,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (05-13-13) — “The self-interested indifference of an unrepentant, unregulated, and unmonitored abortion industry stood front […]
The media has been abuzz lately with conversations about “emergency contraception.” The FDA has approved over-the-counter access to Plan B for 15-year-old girls. The Obama Administration has decided to appeal a federal district judge’s decision demanding that Plan B be available to minors (without a downward limit). And of course, there are currently at least 59 cases challenging […]
William Saunders, Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs and Senior Counsel, featured in the National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly in which he gives a “Washington Insider” report of bioethical issues from our nation’s capital.
Jeanneane Maxon, Vice President of External Affairs and Corporate Counsel for Americans United for Life, appeared on the Mike Huckabee Show to discuss the status of the Kermit Gosnell abortion trial.
WASHIINGTON, D.C. (5-7-13) – Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest commended the Oklahoma Senate for passing AUL model legislation designed to assist parents and guardians as young girls consider an abortion decision. “The lies of sex offenders and abusive adults cover up too many crimes against young girls in America today,” said […]
“Big Abortion and its political allies have moved from ‘choice’ to ‘coercion,’ punishing those who do not support their deadly agenda,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (05-07-13) –Americans United for Life today filed its thirteenth amicus curiae brief in a legal challenge to Obamacare and in defense of freedom of conscience. In our […]
Between 1970 and his death on May 1, 1988, Dennis J. Horan had an enormous influence on the development of American law protecting human life. Dennis had a significant impact on the development of the law protecting human life in several ways: Influencing the abortion litigation leading up to Roe v. Wade, and educating leaders […]