On June 25, 2010, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed House Bill 2081 into law, ensuring that a pregnant woman can use deadly force to protect the life of her unborn child. The new law is based on innovative AUL model legislation: the “Pregnant Woman’s Protection Act.” In 2009, Oklahoma became the first state to enact […]
MEMORANDUM TO: [Undisclosed Parties] FROM: Americans United for Life Legal Team DATE: June 25, 2010 RE: Elena Kagan File: Questions for Kagan Backgrounder: When the confirmation hearings for Elena Kagan begin on June 28th, members of the Senate Judiciary Committee will have the opportunity to ask Kagan some very important questions. Below are five “top” […]
William Saunders of AUL spoke at the Bloggers Briefing at the Heritage Foundation earlier this week. Saunders starts speaking around the 31:00 mark on the below video. http://www.ustream.tv/flash/video/7827035
HATCH “Will the Constitution Control Her or Will She Try to Control the Constitution?” “In the weeks since Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supreme Court, we have released large volumes of background information on Elena Kagan and raised numerous concerns about her record and philosophy,” said Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President and CEO of Americans United […]
Featured in U.S. News and World Report and the Drudge Report With just days to go before the Senate Judiciary Committee begins its hearings for President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Americans United for Life Action’s explosive new video, “The Other Barak,” reveals the truth about Aharon Barak, the foreign judge Elena Kagan calls her “judicial […]
Recently the Canadian Medical Association Journal released a study of 1678 nurses in Belgium and found that a significant number actively euthanize their patients—with or without the consent of the patients. The statistics are stunning, and led the researchers to conclude that “[i]t seems the current law… and a control system do not prevent nurses […]
William Saunders of AUL spoke today at the Judicial Action Group press conference regarding the nomination of Elena Kagan. Saunders dealt with abortion and pro-life issues related to Kagan.
MEMORANDUM TO: [Undisclosed Parties] FROM: Americans United for Life Legal Team DATE: June 22, 2010 RE: Elena Kagan and Health Care Reform What does the nomination of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court have to do with abortion funding in the sweeping health care reform law of March 2010? In addition to provisions of […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – (6/23/2010) – Americans United for Life’s President and CEO, Dr. Charmaine Yoest, observed today that the White House’s attempts to drown out opposition voices to Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan are falling flat. News reports indicate that the White House appeared to release some colleague endorsements as more serious figures weighed into […]
MEMORANDUM TO: [Undisclosed Parties] FROM: Americans United for Life Legal Team DATE: June 23, 2010 RE: Kagan’s Upcoming Confirmation Hearing: Another “Confirmation Mess”? Backgrounder: Before a new Supreme Court justice takes office, she is required to take an oath to uphold and remain loyal to the U.S. Constitution. The Justice promises to “administer justice…under the […]
Last week, a Politico story, entitled “Military shifts on reproductive health” quoted Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President & CEO of AUL. An excerpt: “They’re using the military as a wedge and a way to implement their agenda,” Charmaine Yoest, president of Americans United for Life, said of her opponents. “I see them being very craven in […]
William L. Saunders, Sr. VP of Legal Affairs for AUL, had a piece published in Roll Call entitled, “What Kagan’s Time With Marshall Could Mean for Abortion Laws.” An excerpt: Elena Kagan has expressed a deep affection for the Supreme Court justice she clerked for, Thurgood Marshall. While personal affection of a clerk for her […]
William Saunders, Sr. Vice President of Legal Affairs for Americans United for Life, will be speaking at The Bloggers Briefing at the Heritage Foundation today. Saunders will speak about the Supreme Court nomination of Elena Kagan in light of the upcoming confirmation hearings next week. The briefing starts at 12 noon EDT. There are multiple […]
MEMORANDUM TO: [Undisclosed Parties] FROM: Americans United for Life Legal Team DATE: June 22, 2010 RE: Kagan Puts Her Money Where Her Political Ideology Is Backgrounder: Whom a person supports with hard-earned money speaks volumes about the values she holds. One gives financially to political candidates whom one respects, and whose political values, policies, and […]
The above video is of introductory remarks made by Dr. Charmaine Yoest on June 21, 2010 at a reception honoring the 30th Anniversary of Harris v. McRae.