Americans United for Life’s sister organization Americans United for Life Action will relay the pro-life community’s deep concerns about health care reform directly to the White House this Thursday, September 17.
Today, Americans United for Life, the nation’s oldest national pro-life organization, launched its “Back to the Hill” campaign to educate lawmakers and Americans on the current health care proposals’ threats to the lives of the elderly, ill, and unborn.
In his address to a Joint Session of Congress this evening, President Obama repeated his claim that “no federal dollars will be used to fund abortion.” However, he failed to commit to supporting language that explicitly prohibits the use of taxpayer dollars for abortion.
“We are shocked by this morning’s tragic news that a pro-life demonstrator was gunned down in front of a Michigan high school. We call for a full investigation into the matter and expect that the person or persons who committed this terrible act will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.”
This week, the Montana Supreme Court heard arguments in a case which could make Montana the first state to legalize assisted suicide – and even active euthanasia – by judicial fiat, without the involvement or consent of the state legislature or the people of Montana.
Bryan Slater has joined Americans United for Life as Vice President of Operations. Mr. Slater will be overseeing all administrative, operational and financial functions which includes personnel and development.
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).
A significant moment arrived in the hearing this morning as Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis) turned to questioning Judge Sotomayor, albeit briefly, on the abortion issue and the “right to privacy” underlying Roe v. Wade. Sotomayor replied that she does agree that Roe is “settled law” as follows: KOHL: All right. Judge, the court’s ruling about […]