USA Today is reporting today that Geron—the company that received the first government approval for human clinical trials using human embryo stem cells—is discontinuing “further stem cell work.” This decision hardly comes as a surprise. There simply is no money in research that yields no results. Geron says that the decision came “after a strategic […]
There was a great deal of news coverage recently featuring AUL both before and after the vote on Measure 26 in Mississippi last week. A sampling of that coverage is below. Clarke Forsythe was interviewed by Sarah Kliff of the Washington Post: “Mississippi should caution people about using abstract, broad language for state constitutional amendments,” […]
The current U.S. Supreme Court session is proving to be an exciting one. In addition to granting review of healthcare reform cases today, the Court also granted review in Capato v. Astrue—a case involving the rights of posthumously-conceived children. In this world of assisted reproductive technologies (ART), the facts of this case are all too […]
Rep. Renee Ellmers spoke at AUL’s 40th Anniversary Gala at the Newseum in Washington on November 2, 2011.
Senator Jeff Sessions spoke at AUL’s 40th Anniversary Gala at the Newseum in Washington, DC on November 2, 2011.
Sarah Kliff of The Washington Post interviewed Clarke Forsythe today in a discussion on the failure of Measure 26 in Mississippi yesterday. From the story: “Mississippi should caution people about using abstract, broad language for state constitutional amendments,” says Clark Forsythe, senior counsel at Americans United for Life, the country’s oldest antiabortion organization. Caution “will […]
“This vote will not diminish the moral proposition that life in the womb deserves legal protections,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (11-09-11) – Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest said Wednesday that the “long and noble legal precedent for the personhood of unborn children did not suffer harm by […]
John McCormack of Weekly Standard explores the issues behind why Measure 26 failed to pass in Mississippi yesterday: By a 59 percent to 41 percent margin, Mississippi voters defeated a measure Tuesday that would have amended the state’s constitution to hold: “The term ‘person’ or ‘persons’ shall include every human being from the moment of […]
Photographs from AUL’s 40th Anniversary Gala on November 2, 2011 at the Newseum in Washington.
AUL Board member Ed Grant speaks at the 40th Anniversary Gala on November 2, 2011 in Washington at the Newseum.
Carly Fiorina was the keynote speaker at Americans United for Life’s 40th Anniversary Gala on November 2, 2011, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Fiorina is introduced by AUL President & CEO Charmaine Yoest. The benediction is given by Paige Cunningham.
Brent Bozell of Media Research Center speaks at the 40th Anniversary Gala for Americans United for Life on November 2, 2011 at the Newseum in Washington. Bozell’s father was one of the founders of AUL.
An article by Fred Barnes in the November 7 issue of The Weekly Standard features reporting on AUL. From the article: Opponents of abortion are rarely interviewed on television these days. “It’s much harder to get on TV than it used to be,” says Charmaine Yoest, who heads Americans United for Life. Bookers of guests […]
An op-ed by AUL Senior Counsel Clarke Forsythe appeared in The Washington Times The Alabama Supreme Court’s unanimous decision last month in a case called Mack v. Carmack might surprise some Americans. The court held that an unborn child at any time of pregnancy is a person protected by Alabama’s wrongful-death laws. Wrongful-death statutes – […]