“Planned Parenthood does not actually provide front-line breast health services: Planned Parenthood does not provide mammograms – a service that saved my life,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (02-03-12) – Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest said that it was “unfortunate that the Komen Foundation had come under vicious […]
The Hill quotes Dr. Charmaine Yoest of AUL: But its decision to cut off Planned Parenthood has undeniable political implications — for both sides of the abortion debate. Abortion-rights opponents cheered Komen’s move, chalking up another victory in their push to de-fund Planned Parenthood. “Breast health is not Planned Parenthood’s core competency,” said Charmaine Yoest, […]
“As a breast cancer survivor,” said Yoest, “I applaud the decision of the Komen Foundation to discontinue their partnership with the nation’s largest abortion provider.” WASHINGTON, D.C. (01-31-12) – Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest commended the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation for ending its grants to the nation’s […]
On January 23, 2012, Rachel Maddow of MSNBC discussed AUL’s legislative success as detailed in a Washington Post Q&A with Dr. Charmaine Yoest.
On 1/23/2012, Rep. Marlin Stutzman of Indiana discusses that state’s rankings and status as a “most improved” state in AUL’s Life List rankings.
On January 23, 2012, Rep. John Fleming discussed AUL’s Life List Rankings and the fact that Louisiana was ranked #1 for the second time in the past 3 years.
“The tremendous gains made at the state, federal and judicial levels in 2011 are only the beginning,” said Dr. Yoest. “As a former leader within Planned Parenthood, I know just how powerful changes in law and public policy can be,” said Johnson. “At AUL we will continue to expose Planned Parenthood. The American taxpayer should […]
Today the Obama Administration added insult to injury, announcing that it would give some religious nonprofits an additional year to “adapt” to its coercive mandate that nearly all insurance plans provide coverage for the abortion-inducing drug ella. Essentially, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that these employers have one […]
CitizenLink The year 2011 was great for the pro-life movement Louisiana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Nebraska and Arkansas. According to an annual ranking released Thursday by Americans United for Life (AUL), on the eve of the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, those are the most pro-life states in the nation. In fact, it was a banner […]
From The Hill’s Healthwatch blog: On the other side of the issue, Americans United for Life (AUL) released a similar report that draws an entirely different conclusion. “As the legal arm of the pro-life movement, the AUL legal team has created the legal architecture for reversing Roe v. Wade,” AUL President and CEO Charmaine Yoest said […]
An op-ed in today’s Washington Times by Denise Burke of AUL is entitled Dead wrong – Nearly 40 years after Roe v. Wade, states seek to end tyranny of abortion industry. An excerpt: Last year was a bad year for the abortion industry. Each passing month seemed to expose more of the industry’s “dirty laundry” […]
And AUL prepares for 39th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Events with AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest and Abby Johnson together during the March for Life. WASHINGTON, D.C. (01-19-12) –Americans United for Life released its seventh annual “Life List” – a ranking of all 50 states based on the way each deals with a comprehensive list […]
“Jeanneane’s legal intellect and her fierce commitment to defending life in law is a significant addition to AUL’s work targeting the abortion industry,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (01-18-12) – Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest announced that Jeanneane Maxon, formerly Care Net General Counsel, has joined the legal […]
Tune in at 6 p.m. Eastern for Fox News Channel’s “Special Report with Bret Baier” to see Dr. Charmaine Yoest discuss a ruling from the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on a Texas sonogram law. Fox News Channel’s Shannon Bream will be reporting. Click here to read more from AUL on the case.
Today, a three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a unanimous decision upholding a newly enacted Texas ultrasound law and completely vacating a lower court’s injunction against the law’s enforcement. At issue were provisions requiring that abortion providers display an ultrasound and provide a medical description of the dimensions of the embryo […]
“Protecting women’s lives should be something that can be achieved with bipartisan agreement,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (01-10-12)– Americans United for Life (AUL) filed a brief in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives – including Speaker of the House Rep. […]