Judge Barrett concluded her opening statement with the words, “I believe in the power of prayer.” She may need to call on a higher power this week for the patience to endure a barrage of questions that are not about her or her qualifications for the Supreme Court, but to attack the President and boost the Democratic Party’s chances at regaining control of the Senate.
Americans United for Life is proud to unveil the 2020 State Legislative Sessions Report, an annual Report on government affairs from America’s leader in life-affirming law and policy. Every election year brings unexpected challenges, but 2020 has truly been a year like no other. While state lawmakers hit the ground running in January, pursuing dozens […]
Steven H. Aden, Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel at Americans United for Life, issued the following statement on the Supreme Courts denial of review regarding South Carolina’s request to reinstate its blockade on Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers: Americans United for Life is disappointed that the Supreme Court has denied review […]
Amy Coney Barrett’s reasoning is rooted in the Constitution and the law, but her opinions are written with a tone that recognizes that legal cases are fundamentally about people.
I cannot stress this clearly enough: there is no scientific debate about when a new, wholly distinct human life comes into existence. There is only a political debate about if and when human beings deserve basic human rights.
Steven H. Aden, Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel at Americans United for Life , issued the following statement on the the Supreme Courts refusal to uphold necessary safeguards surrounding the abortion pill: Americans United for Life is extremely disappointed that the U.S. Supreme Court has once again decided to do nothing to stop runaway […]
“I was orphaned and human trafficked. By today’s standards I would have been an unwanted child and would have been a prime candidate for being aborted. But, I’ve raised three successful children—one whom has earned a PhD and two whom are entrepreneurs with their own businesses. I have about 15 grand kids who all doing […]
Shouting talking points into a microphone isn’t political discourse. Is anyone listening to anyone else anymore? “Is there anybody out there?”, as Pink Floyd once sang. “Your lips move but I can’t hear what you’re saying.”
A Down syndrome diagnosis should never represent a death warrant. Too many people are aborted because they possess genetic differences. We have hundreds of laws protecting people with genetic anomalies once they are born, and we must extend that same kindness and protection to all people regardless of age, location, or genes.
Roe’s pronouncement in 1973 of a “fundamental right to abortion” isn’t the “law of the land” today, and it hasn’t been for over forty years.
In Congress, lawmakers in both parties are responding to whistleblower allegations that a doctor contracted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) performed hysterectomies on detainees against their will.
Amy Coney Barrett is living the life that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fought for women to have the right to live.
Let’s examine what legal sociologists (that is a thing) are saying about the magnitude of the Court’s potential ideological shift between the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and President Trump’s nominee for her seat, Judge Amy Coney Barrett.