You can be a witness to history this Thursday as the U.S. Supreme Court issues its decision on Obamacare. We are asking you to join us at the Supreme Court building in Washington to make sure that the court, the media, and everyone else knows that you oppose taxpayer-funded abortion. As you witness this historic […]
Dr. Michael New, in an opinion piece first appearing at Roll Call, and then run by LifeNews.com, cites AUL statistics: Americans United for Life reports that since 1992, the number of states with parental involvement laws has increased from 20 to 38. The number of states with informed consent laws has increased from 18 to […]
The Washington Free Beacon Planned Parenthood is mounting a campaign to combat state laws in Tennessee, Michigan, and Pennsylvania designed to protect the health of women. At issue are controversial laws requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at local hospitals, which require providers to meet certain medical and professional standards. Denise Burke, Vice President […]
Forced by a court order, Oregon taxpayers have paid for abortions for women receiving public assistance since 1984.[i] Millions of dollars have been lost to abortion. Since the court’s interference, Oregon has struggled to enact meaningful limitations on abortions, including funding restrictions supported by most taxpayers. One-third of all abortions in Oregon are paid for by taxpayers, according to […]
“There is nothing pro-woman about killing a baby girl because she is female, and putting her mother’s health and safety at risk in the process,” said Dr. Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (6/22/12) – Today three national pro-life women leaders joined together asking Rep. Nan Hayworth (NY-19) why she voted against the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA), a […]
Amanda Marcotte’s latest diatribe against the pro-life movement for its concerns about so-called “emergency contraception” is an extraordinary piece of fiction. An attempt to deny any life-ending capacity of these drugs and devices, Ms. Marcotte’s article is an exercise in all the things she charges her opponents with: ignoring science, making unjustifiable emotional appeals, and […]
In an effort to head off a new “right” to state-assistance in suicide, Americans United for Life (“AUL”) filed a brief with the European Court of Human Rights (“ECHR”) in a case concerning a Swiss woman’s efforts to end her life. Earlier this year, the ECHR granted AUL’s motion to intervene, and AUL’s brief was filed a few […]
Today, Americans United for Life filed an extensive comment with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regarding the agency’s abuse of the “preventive services” provision in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to create a life-ending drugs coverage mandate and the failure of the Obama Administration’s supposed “accommodation” to protect freedom of conscience. When […]
Before an international audience, Americans United for Life recently premiered an international study modeled on Defending Life, AUL’s guidebook to pro-life legislation and policy. AUL Senior Counsel William Saunders and attorney Evangeline Jones presented “Defending the Human Right to Life in Latin America” at the World Congress of Families in Madrid, Spain. The World Congress has been holding meetings throughout […]
Within the next two weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to decide the fate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Obama’s controversial healthcare law. One of three outcomes is likely: (a) the Court will uphold the entire law; (b) the Court will strike down the entire law, holding that certain provisions are unconstitutional; […]
Anna Franzonello of AUL wrote a piece for The Corner at National Review Online. An excerpt: Sandra Fluke’s lamentation over “a wave of anti-contraception state legislation” makes it sound as if Arizona and other states are banning birth control. That is demonstrably not the case. A student at a prestigious law school, who presumably is […]
On Thursday May 31, 2012, Americans United for Life presented a luncheon symposium entitled “From Planned Parenthood v. Casey until the ‘Day after Roe’: Casey’s Impact on Abortion Jurisprudence.” The event featured Erika Bachiochi, Michael Paulsen, Clarke Forsythe, and William Saunders.
Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, appeared on the Mike Huckabee Show on Monday, June 4, 2012.
Excerpts from The Washington Examiner “This guy is the ‘abortion president,’” said New Jersey Rep. Chris Smith, who for three decades has co-chaired the House pro-life caucus. “This election is the most important in our lifetime. This is a transitional election,” he added. Smith, who just received the Henry J. Hyde award for Americans United […]
Excerpt from Politico Pro If Congress someday manages to pass a ban on sex-selective abortions, it could be an ideal vehicle for bringing the next direct challenge to Roe v. Wade, legal experts argued Thursday at a forum sponsored by Americans United for Life. That’s because, according to University of St. Thomas law professor Michael […]