The final votes from yesterday’s election are still being counted, but what’s clear from the outcome is that courts matter and unborn children matter. With the Senate races called so far, according to Politico, Republicans have officially retained control. The races that flipped Democrat seats are Rep. Kevin Cramer beating Sen. Heidi Heitkamp in North […]
The following statement is from Steven H. Aden, Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel at Americans United for Life: “Americans United for Life congratulates the successful pro-life candidates elected and re-elected across the nation today, and the many millions of voters who disproved the prognostications of beltway pollsters and made pro-life issues the difference in these […]
This has proven to be another year of engagement in state legislatures with states actively protecting mothers and their children from the negative consequences of abortion, despite the fact that several states on a biennial schedule are not in session this year. State legislatures across the country continue to press forward to ensure that mothers […]
Americans United for Life is pleased to see that a California district court judge permanently enjoined California’s AB775 for violating the First Amendment free speech rights of pro-life pregnancy centers. The law, which targeted pro-life pregnancy centers, would have forced both licensed pregnancy centers to advertise that California offers free or low-cost abortions and contraception, […]
Today, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to protect the free speech of pro-life pregnancy centers in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra. The decision by Justice Thomas (joined by Chief Justice Roberts and Justices Kennedy, Alito, and Gorsuch) reversed the Ninth Circuit’s ruling that had upheld a California […]
It is not surprising that AUL’s Unborn Infants Dignity Act (UIDA), first offered in 2015, is vehemently opposed by the abortion industry. While the model legislation does not impede a woman’s ability to obtain an abortion, abortion advocates despise any recognition that unborn children are humans, and that families facing miscarriage, stillbirth, or elective abortion […]
How abortion harms women and why concerns for women’s health must be part of abortion-related policie and media debate.
How Planned Parenthood has become Abortion, Inc.
The Infants’ Protection Project includes model legislation protecting unborn infants.
This legislative package represents the new frontier in pro-life protections, combining what we know about the deadly risks of abortion…
Get the Facts about the legacy and profiteering of the Nation’s Number One abortion provider.
Correcting the misperception that United States abortion laws have ever targeted women – and why they would not after Roe is overturned.
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Chile Roe v. Wade brief Aug 6 FINAL PDF
Congratulations to Justice Gorsuch, who was sworn in as the 113th Supreme Court justice. Thanks to everyone who helped him take his place on the Court. We Need Your Help AUL has been a part of every abortion-related case before the Supreme Court, including Roe v. Wade. DONATE NOW to help us continue to protect […]
Following the contentious events leading to the 54-45 vote in the U.S. Senate to confirm Justice Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, AUL Acting President Clarke Forsythe commended the Senate Republican leadership “for changing the Senate rules to confirm a judge who is committed to preserving self-government through the rule of law. Judge Neil […]
[osd_social_media_sharing] Op-Eds [three_columns] [column1] Abortion Industry: Don’t Tell Women They Can Reverse Chemical Abortions [separator_small color=” thickness=” up=” down=”] Mailee Smith explains why women deserve to have accurate information so they can make good healthcare decisions. [button size=’tiny’ color=” background_color=” font_size=” line_height=” font_style=” font_weight=” text=’Read more at The Federalist’ link=’http://thefederalist.com/2015/04/23/industry-dont-tell-women-they-can-reverse-chemical-abortions/’ target=”] [/column1] [column2] Arizona […]
“Over the last 45 years, Planned Parenthood has become the expert in making money from ending lives,” observed Americans United for Life President & CEO Dr. Yoest, in releasing AUL’s “Mega-Center Report,” entitled “The New Leviathan” which details how the billion-dollar abortion profiteer has increased its profits and market share, even as fewer U.S. women seek […]
Media Advisory: 20 years after the Supreme Court’s Historic Casey Decision Americans United for Life Hosts Legal Symposium Deconstructing Casey’s Impact on Abortion Law Distinguished panel to address the failures and successes of Casey at National Press Club WASHINGTON, D.C. (05-21-12) – In advance of the 20th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in […]
1992 was a year of disappointing setbacks for pro-life Americans. When most observers thought the Supreme Court was on the verge of overruling its 1973 decisions in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, a bare majority of five justices reaffirmed the Roe v. Wade decision on June 29, 1992, at least in its essentials—a […]
By Dan McConchie The Missouri legislature has voted to give pregnant women the explicit right to defend her unborn child from attack. If Governor Jay Nixon signs the bill into law, it will make Missouri the 2nd state to protect women and their unborn children in this manner. The bill had 19 original co-sponsors, including […]
Following the passage of health care reform, signed by President Obama on March 23, 2010, AUL began implementing a strategy to respond to the anti-life provisions in the bill. The cornerstone of our response is the “Federal Abortion-Mandate Opt-Out Act.” To assist state legislators in opting-out of providing health insurance plans with abortion coverage through their exchanges, AUL has developed “The Federal Abortion-Mandate Opt-Out Act.”