WASHINGTON, D.C. (06-28-13) – “Once again, HHS officials choose a sleepy Friday to release regulations that violate the Constitutional freedoms detailed in the First Amendment,” said Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest, as final regulations were released today on the HHS Mandate. “Fighting for freedom of conscience is the liberty issue […]
“This is a victory as the U.S. Supreme Court begins an historic first look at chemical abortions by ordering the Oklahoma Supreme Court to undergo further review of their analysis of the state’s law regulating such dangerous chemicals,” said Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President and CEO of Americans United for Life. Washington D.C. (06-27-13) — In […]
“Though pro-life leaders were not successful early this morning, we know that abortion harms women and girls, as well as unborn infants, and we see a growing consensus across the country that abortions late in pregnancy are especially harmful to women,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (06-26-13) – Americans United for Life President […]
“We commend the New York State Senators who successfully opposed Governor Cuomo’s abortion bill that would have irresponsibly empowered abortionists to victimize women and girls,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (06-21-13) – Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest commended the members of the New York Senate for protecting the […]
“I applaud the members of the U.S. House for respecting the viewpoint of the vast majority of women, who do not support such gruesome abortion procedures performed against fully formed infants,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (06-18-13) – Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest commended the U.S. House for […]
Dr. Charmaine Yoest, president and CEO of AUL, was recently on MSNBC’s UP for a conversation on Arizona Republican Trent Franks’ recent comments on rape, the return of the “war on women,” and bills at the state and national level aimed at reducing the number of abortions.
Dr. Charmaine Yoest, president and CEO of AUL, was recently quoted on Fox News’ Happening Now about the dangers of giving Plan B to young girls.
Anna Franzonello, AUL’s staff counsel, was on ABC News to discuss the government complying with a judge’s order to allow girls of any age access to Plan B. Related: • Obama Administration Gives up Fight to Protect Girls from Sexual Predators with Plan B Policy, notes Americans United for Life • Obama administration drops fight […]
“Irresponsibly removing the important opportunity for a healthcare provider to identify and intervene in cases of abuse,” noted AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest, “and giving a potentially life-ending drug to young girls without any understanding of the medical implications, unnecessarily exposes them to risk.” WASHINGTON, D.C. (06-11-13) – Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine […]
“Indiana lawmakers – and the people they represent – should have the right to decide whether their hard-earned tax dollars end up in the hands of the abortion industry,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (05-28-2013) –The United States Supreme Court rejected an opportunity to review a lower court decision preventing Indiana from cutting off […]
“This terrible decision from the 9th Circuit ignores the growing body of evidence that late-term abortions are dangerous for women” noted AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. “And yet a woman receiving an abortion at 20 weeks is 35 times more likely to die than she was in the first trimester.” WASHINGTON, D.C. (05-22-2013) – Ignoring the […]
For the past several weeks, AUL’s office has been flooded with inquiries from media, legislators and the public following the horrific and gruesome details arising from the murder trial of Philadelphia late-term abortionist Kermit Gosnell. With last week’s events behind us, and with a courageous conviction handed down by the jury, I want you to know that […]
“History has shown us that, rather than empowering seriously ill individuals, legalizing physician-assisted suicide can result in societal pressure for them to end their lives,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest Montpelier, VT (05-20-13) – Tragically, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed a bill today legalizing physician-assisted suicide for patients deemed to have a “terminal condition.” Such legislation […]
Dr. Charmaine Yoest, president and CEO of AUL, appeared on Fox News’ Special Report to discuss the Kermit Gosnell verdict.
AUL Welcomes Prominent Attorney and Pro-Life AdvocateOvide Lamontagne as General Counsel Senator Kelly Ayotte and former Senator Jim DeMint of the Heritage Foundation to Speak During Rooftop Reception WASHINGTON, D.C. (05-14-13) – Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest will welcome prominent attorney Ovide Lamontagne as General Counsel, leading the legal and government affairs divisions of […]