An Illinois trial court enjoined the enforcement of a draconian rule intended to force individual pharmacists and pharmacies to fill prescriptions for so-called “emergency contraception” in direct violation of federal law, the Illinois Health Care Right of Conscience Act, and the conscience rights of targeted pharmacists and pharmacies.
This week a federal district court in South Dakota affirmed that a woman has a right to know that an abortion “terminates the life of a whole, separate, unique, living human being.”
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has dissolved an injunction against the enforcement of an Ohio law strictly regulating the provision of the dangerous abortion drug, RU-486.
During Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, many senators asked questions regarding the “right to privacy,” abortion, and whether the law pertaining to these issues is “settled law.” Judge Sotomayor’s answers were cautious at best, and even evasive. What Judge Sotomayor Said — and Should Have Said However, […]
Americans United for Life, the oldest national pro-life organization, denounced the Ryan-DeLauro bill’s unprecedented mandate that states cover abortion in state medical assistance programs.
The U.S. Senate voted 68-31 to approve the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor for the lifetime appointment on the highest US court.
As lawmakers move to take health care out of Washington and into townhalls, Americans United for Life (AUL), the oldest national pro-life organization, called a House Committee’s vote last week “outrageous” for defeating an amendment that would have ensured that taxpayers would not be forced to pay for abortion under the House’s health care bill.
Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the nomination of Judge Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court
Testimony of Charmaine Yoest before the Senate Judiciary Committee giving her testimony at the Judge Sotomayor Senate confirmation hearings. Americans United for Life (AUL) was instrumental in doing the legal homework on Sotomayor’s involvement with the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund (PRLDEF).
3:02 p.m. – The nominee ends her statement in less than the ten minutes she was allotted. Leahy calls a break in the hearing until 9:30 a.m. tomorrow morning. Liveblogging will resume then. In the meantime, check back at the AUL Blog for more commentary on the Sotomayor nomination and other life issues in the […]
Americans United for Life (AUL) announced today that its President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest has been called to testify at the confirmation hearings for Judge Sonia Sotomayor, which begin on Monday, July 13.
Today Americans United for Life (AUL) President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest released a memo to Senate Judiciary Committee members, urging them to ask Judge Sotomayor the “Top Ten” most important questions pertaining to abortion, its regulations and the role of the Court as the Senators prepare for her confirmation hearings to begin July 13.
In a decision ignoring the health and welfare of young girls, the Ohio Supreme Court has allowed Planned Parenthood to hide records that may effectively demonstrate it broke the law by failing to alert parents of their young daughters’ abortions and failing to notify law enforcement officials of suspected sexual abuse.
Pro-life forces won an important battle yesterday when the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that abortion providers, under a state law regulating the administration of RU-486, must strictly comply with the FDA-approved protocol for the dangerous abortion drug.
In a 6-5 decision in Richmond Medical Center v. Herring, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Virginia’s ban on partial birth infanticide — a law that mirrors the federal ban on partial-birth abortion.
Former Chief Counsel on the Judiciary Committee staff of Senator Tom Coburn, Mary Harned has joined Americans United for Life (AUL) as Of Counsel to assist in spearheading America’s oldest national pro-life organization through its efforts to counter the confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Sotomayor.