We have filled the openings for fall-semester legal externs. Thanks to all who helped spread the word! We will post opportunities for the spring semester in late fall or early winter. ——- Americans United for Life (AUL), a national public-interest bioethics law firm defending human life through vigorous legislative, judicial, and educational efforts, is seeking […]
In October 2005, former Washington Post reporter Patricia E. Bauer wrote about “The Abortion Debate No One Wants to Have: Prenatal testing is making your right to abort a disabled child more like ‘your duty’ to abort a disabled child.” It’s difficult to find an excerpt that does the article justice, so I urge you […]
Just posted at AUL.org, our review of the 2007 state legislative sessions. Table of Contents Introduction Overall Trends andAnalysis Abortion Amendments to General Abortion Statutes Abortion Bans/Constitutional Amendments Abortion Clinic Regulations Clinic Access/FACE Coerced Abortions Crisis Pregnancy Centers Freedom of Choice Act/FOCA Informed Consent/Women’s Right to Know Insurance Coverage Legislative Declarations Parental Involvement Provider Requirements/Limitations […]
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A few weeks ago in her Newsweek column, Anna Quindlen used as a launch point a YouTube video that asked pro-life demonstrators to comment on how much jail time women should receive for having an abortion, if abortion were illegal. Ultimately, Quindlen constructs the following false dichotomy: “hold women accountable for a criminal act by […]
Overview: The attorney will direct the Albany, New York office of Americans United for Life and conduct legal and legislative efforts on abortion and other human life issues in Albany. The Albany office will do law and public education on abortion from a women’s health perspective and bring to the public debate the medical and […]
A coalition of concerned Missouri citizens, doctors, and academics yesterday launched the “Cures Without Cloning” (CWC) initiative to prohibit human cloning in Missouri. Cures Without Cloning seeks to: Prohibit human cloning. Continue to search for cures and treatments using ethical stem cell research. Prohibit tax-payer money from being used for human cloning experiments. Press release […]
Michelle Gress, former House staffer, writes at National Review Online about the media coverage of a recent study on the abortion drug RU-486. The study was a comparison of subsequent pregnancy outcomes among women who had prior abortions, concluding that there was no difference between surgical or medical abortion on the impact on subsequent pregnancy. […]
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Dear Editor: I was surprised to read, according to the Globe, (“Shots Assist in Aborting Fetuses – Lethal Injections Offer Legal Shield“, August 10, 2007) that some physicians at three Harvard-affiliated hospitals are lethally injecting unborn children prior to completing abortions. This injection, which according to some doctors cited in the article creates some risk to women, was […]
Senior Counsel, AUL Rights of Conscience Center Background: Americans United for Life (AUL) is a non-profit legal and educational organization dedicated to promoting a nation in which every person is protected in law and welcomed in life. AUL is seeking an attorney with 2-5 years of experience to serve as lead counsel in AUL’s Center […]
AUL is now listed as a cause on Facebook. You’ll need to add the Causes application, then you can add Americans United for Life as a cause.
Gary Bauer of American Values and Campaign for Working Families writes in National Review Online about both the importance of and the success of the incremental approach to ending abortion. Abortion opponents’ emphasis on informed-consent laws underscores a fresh strategy that’s emerged after decades of thwarted attempts to place even the slightest restrictions on abortion […]
Chicago, IL – August 7: Americans United for Life (AUL) today filed an amicus curiae brief in the case Kansas v. Tiller on behalf of twenty Kansas senators and representatives. The case involves a challenge by late term abortionist George Tiller to a 1998 Kansas law requiring two doctors to sign off on some late-term […]
In response to an article in Newsweek by Anna Quindlen, National Review Online convened an Online Symposium. Among the Expert Opinions offered is the following by AUL President Clarke D. Forsythe, Esq. Contrary to the pervasive myth that women were prosecuted for abortion before Roe, consistent state abortion policy for a century before Roe was […]
Over the past few days the New York Times ran an interesting pair of articles. From the magazine section, a piece on using donor eggs for infertility, and from the opinion section, a piece on a recent Pennsylvania court decision finding three people to be liable for the support of a donor-conceived child. The piece […]