Video of a story on Special Report on Fox News Channel on Tuesday, April 14, 2010. Shannon Bream reported on AUL’s opt-out legislation and the story includes an interview with Dr. Charmaine Yoest.
Last Friday, Advocates for Life, AUL’s new initiative for pro-life law students across the country, in conjunction with Columbia Law Students for Life, sponsored a daylong legal symposium, “Looking Back, Looking Forward: Pro-life Strategy and Jurisprudence for the 21st Century.” The symposium examined some of the most dynamic and evolving areas of abortion law to […]
Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, will be featured in a news story by Shannon Bream tonight on Special Report with Brett Baier. The show airs at 6 p.m. ET and the story featuring AUL will likely air around 6:15. Bream blogged about the story earlier today.
Newsweek: The Gaggle The New Health Care Fight: Abortion Coverage In State Exchanges Sarah Kliff While the Congressional fight over health care reform has wrapped up and legislators moved on, a new, state-level battle over abortion coverage has just begun. The fight comes courtesy of Section 1303 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act […]
William Saunders, Sr. Vice President of Legal Affairs at AUL, spoke at an event last Thursday at the Georgetown University Law center in Washington. The event, sponsored by the Progressive Life Alliance, was on the topic of “What is Pro-Life Healthcare Reform?” Invited speakers besides Saunders included Kristen Day of Democrats for Life of America […]
The following report on Fox News quoted from the information contained in this post: Americans United for Life’s Probable Short List of Supreme Court Nominees: 1. Elena Kagan – Solicitor General of the United States The current Solicitor General (SG) of the United States, Elena Kagan is a former clerk for Justice Thurgood Marshall (1987-1988) […]
“There are several nominees on the President’s short list of replacements for Justice Stevens who have a radical track record on the abortion issue. If a nominee is selected who is committed to imposing his or her social agenda on the Court, rather than interpreting the Constitution fairly, we will work to oppose their confirmation […]
It’s only been two weeks since President Obama signed the health care bill into law, but states are already moving ahead to opt-out of the abortion provisions Nancy Pelosi insisted weren’t in there. As a part of the Nelson-Reid compromise to the health care bill, states can now pass laws that prohibit insurance plans in […]
William Saunders, Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs at AUL, will be speaking on the “ABC’s of the International Right to Abortion” at Harvard Law School on Wednesday, April 7th at noon. The event will be in Pound 102. The event is sponsored by the Society for Law, Life, and Religion at Harvard Law School. […]
William Saunders, Senior Vice President for Legal Affairs at AUL, penned an op-ed in the Daily Caller today. An excerpt: It was deeply disappointing to read Congressman Bart Stupak’s op-ed, “Why I wrote the “˜Stupak Amendment’ and voted for health-care reform,” which appeared in the Washington Post on March 27. It was disappointing because it […]
According to the National Organization of Women (NOW), real reproductive justice for women requires “self-determination, equality, and the respect and support of her society” to help end “the discrimination and inequality that keep women from controlling their own reproductive lives.[i] NOW’s quote suggests two things; that access to abortion on demand will engender more societal […]
During this month of March, “Woman’s History Month,” an important international meeting took place at the United Nations in New York City: the Commission on the Status of Women. This Commission marked the 15th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the outcome of the Fourth World Conference on Women […]
Five years ago today, Terri Schiavo starved to death — the result of a court order requested by her husband, Michael, to deny her nutrition and hydration. Terri was not “dying,” she was disabled. She had been diagnosed as in a persistent vegetative state (PVS), which is defined as being “awake” but unconscious. Her parents, […]
“Abortion is safer than childbirth.” This statement is ubiquitous. A mantra for abortion advocates, it is repeated in popular culture and by educational and legal elites. It is common wisdom within the medical profession. For several decades now, it has shaped medical practice and public policy. Among its progeny are newer slogans, most recently, “abortion […]
“Abortion is good for women.” “It’s healthy. Much healthier than childbirth.” “It carries no real risks.” And abortion providers are only concerned about “protecting women’s health.” After all, “abortion protects women’s health.” At least, that is what the abortion advocates want women to believe. And for decades, the American public has been buying into these […]
With the recent passage of health care reform, citizens across the country have asked if there is anything they can do to help stop the funding of abortion. The good news is – yes you can. The new health care law allows states to opt-out of one of the abortion provisions of the new federal […]