Pro-abortion MSNBC analyst Krystal Ball attacked AUL on the Dylan Ratigan Show on April 19, 2012.
Daniel McConchie of AUL is quoted by Minnesota Public Radio: Abortion opponents say many lawmakers believe placing restrictions on abortion should be a priority. Last year states passed a record number of laws restricting abortion, said Daniel McConchie, vice president of government affairs for Americans United for Life, an anti-abortion group. He said legislative activity […]
AUL’s Anna Franzonello authored an editorial in Roll Call today. An excerpt: Though the deck seemed stacked from the beginning, pro-life groups still mounted an effort to keep coverage for life-ending drugs and devices from being forced on nearly all Americans perversely under the guise of necessary “preventive” health care for women. Never formally invited […]
LifeSiteNews has a story on pro-life legislation in state legislative sessions in 2011 that quotes Jeanneane Maxon of AUL: According to Jeanneane Maxon of Americans United for Life, there are even more waiting in the wings this year, with 337 pro-life bills under consideration in 41 states. Although that’s a 25% decrease over the last […]
Dr. Charmaine Yoest appeared on Monday’s edition of In the Market with Janet Parshall. Click here to listen.
CitizenLink quoted Daniel McConchie of AUL in a story this past Friday: On Monday, a California Senate committee will vote on a bill seeking to allow midwives, physician assistants and nurse practitioners to perform abortions — and life advocates say this weekend is the best window of opportunity to stifle the effort. SB 1338, sponsored […]
An excerpt from LifeSiteNews on Historic First: Governor Brewer Signs Landmark Ban on Late-Term Abortions Based on Americans United for Life Model Legislation: According to Americans United for Life, although seven states have similar fetal pain laws, Arizona’s is the first to ban such late-term abortions also because of the invasive procedure’s risk to the […]
AUL’s William Saunders and Anna Franzonello blog at LifeNews.com: In August 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued an “interim final rule” on “preventive services” that provided a very narrow “religious employer” exemption to its mandated coverage for life-ending drugs and devices such as the abortion-inducing drug ella. At the time, HHS justified […]
In honor of what would have been Thomas Jefferson’s 269th Birthday, pictures from inside the offices of Americans United for Life.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (04-12-12) – Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest commended Arizona Governor Jan Brewer who today signed a ban on abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on AUL Model Legislation, calling the measure “a life-protecting bill designed to ensure that women don’t suffer from the risks of a dangerous, late-term procedure.” This is the […]
LifeNews.com reports: Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a pro-life bill into law today to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. House members passed the bill by a 37-22 vote and abortions after that time period would not be allowed except in very rare cases of medical emergency. The bill also requires abortion facilities to […]
In today’s edition of The Washington Times, Daniel McConchie and Mary Harned of AUL penned an op-ed entitled, “Obamacare abortion mandate withers: More states opting out of extremist liberal plan.” An excerpt: The Department of Health and Human Services has set in motion the Obamacare abortion premium mandate, a provision that permits insurance plans that […]
Dr. Charmaine Yoest commended the Arizona Legislature that yesterday passed a ban on abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on AUL Model Legislation, calling the measure “a life-protecting bill designed to ensure that women don’t suffer from the risks of a dangerous, late-term procedure.” This is the first state in the country to pass […]
On April 2, the Huffington Post ran an article titled: Obamacare ‘Abortion Surcharge’: The Facts Behind the Rumor. In the article, the author attempts to rebut assertions made by pro-life Americans about the “abortion premium mandate” nestled within the web of anti-life provisions in the Affordable Care Act. However, as explained below, pro-life outrage over […]
A piece in the April 19, 2012 issue of The New Republic discusses Dr. Charmaine Yoest of AUL. The story, by Eliza Gray, includes the following sub-headline: One pro-life leader’s savvy strategy. An excerpt: AUL appears to have two key things going for it: first, a pragmatic philosophy about how to restrict abortion (“We must […]
On Tuesday, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee approved the Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act (CIANA), H.R. 2299 by a vote of 20 to 13. CIANA would: (1) prevent a non-parent—an abuser, a parent of a minor’s boyfriend, or someone else—from transporting a minor across state lines to avoid complying with a parental involvement law in […]