Defending Life 2008: Proven Strategies for a Pro-Life America is now available at Amazon.com in paperback and hardback.
Johnson County (KS) district attorney and former Kansas attorney general Phill Kline today pens an op-ed in the Wichita Eagle on his work to obtain medical records so that he can enforce laws protecting minors: Only Way To Enforce Law Is To See Medical Records By Phill Kline Abuse almost always occurs behind a veil […]
Disability advocates, medical professionals, pro-life advocates, and other opponents of physician-assisted suicide have filed a lawsuit to stop a proposed Washington ballot initiative legalizing the practice. The Coalition Against Assisted Suicide maintains that the wording of Initiative 1000 fails to inform voters of all the potential changes to state law and argues that it not […]
This article originally appeared in the Fall 2007 issue of Human Life Review. Used by Permission. For a free sample issue of Human Life Review, call 212-685-5210 or visit http://www.humanlifereview.com. A Lack of Prudence by Clarke D. Forsythe President, Americans United for Life In June, certain anti-abortion activists bought full-page newspaper ads featuring an “open […]
All 50 state supreme court whitepapers have been posted at AULStateSupremeCourtProject.org! We will continue to update the papers as situations change in the states. The AUL State Supreme Court Project is just one way that we are preparing for the day after Roe. Explore our main website, AUL.org, for more information on our work.
So says Jonathan Imbody, Vice President for Government Relations at Christian Medical Association, in an op-ed in today’s Washington Times: The article “Clinic must release abortion data” (Nation, Thursday), which details a Kansas grand jury’s investigation of illegal late-term abortions, exposes the fact that abortion remains one of the most unregulated and unaccountable medical procedures […]
Sorrel Mason, age 2, had a rare cancer – acute myeloid leukemia – and had a 30% chance of survival. After a failed search across America and Europe to find a suitable bone marrow tissue donor, a partial match was finally found in umbilical stem cells from Japan. A bone marrow transplant was successfully performed […]
“It is human beings they are experimenting with,” says Countess Josephine Quintavalle, founder of Comment on Reproductive Ethics, regarding the creation of 3-parent embryos by scientists at Newcastle University, England. The new technique amounts to human cloning, using an embryo as a source of DNA. Newcastle scientists created 10 embryos using the DNA of 3 […]
In addition to the two whitepapers posted this morning (Idaho and Louisiana), the following whitepapers were posted this afternoon: Florida Hawaii Maryland Minnesota New Mexico This bring the number of state supreme court whitepapers now available at AULStateSupremeCourtProject.org to 47.
The Idaho and Louisiana supreme court whitepapers have just been posted at AULStateSupremeCourtProject.org. There are now 42 state supreme court whitepapers available. In addition, all of the state supreme court materials from Defending Life 2008 are now available: The Essential Role of State Supreme Courts in the World After Roe Summary Information on State Supreme […]
Delaware Court of Chancery Master Sam Glasscock III issued a ruling January 24, 2008, that could result in the withdrawal of Lauren Marie Richardson’s feeding tube. Twenty-three year-old Lauren Marie Richardson suffered severe brain damage after a heroine overdose in August 2007. She was kept alive with feeding tubes and a ventilator, and successfully delivered […]
The deadline has been extended by two weeks to February 15 to ensure that interested students have the opportunity to apply! About the AUL Legal Fellowship Program The AUL Summer Fellowship Program combines top flight legal work with public interest commitment. Each fellow will be mentored by an AUL attorney who will regularly meet with […]
AUL was pleased to be able to co-sponsor this year’s Blogs for Life conference. The conference was held at the offices of the Family Research Council (FRC) and live streamed on their blog. FRC has now posted video of the following presentations, including our own Maggie Datiles. The following links will take you directly to […]
New legislation under consideration in New Hampshire would require guidance counselors or healthcare providers to counsel teenage girls before they undergo an abortion, but effectively denies parents or guardians the right to be consulted and involved in this major medical decision. In 2007, New Hampshire lawmakers repealed the state’s parental notification statute that required an […]
The 40th state supreme court whitepaper, Mississippi has just been posted at AULStateSupemeCourtProject.org.
On January 28, the Ninth Circuit issued a unanimous opinion in Arizona Life Coalition v. Stanton.* The Plaintiff, Arizona Life Coalition, filed the suit after the state refused to issue a Choose Life license plate under the statutory guidelines. In sum, the Ninth Circuit concluded that the Choose Life plates constitute private speech, and therefore […]