“The Gosnell trial highlights a travesty,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. “Today in America, veterinary clinics are better regulated than many of the nation’s abortion clinics.” WASHINGTON, D.C. (04-25-13) – As the criminal case against notorious Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell heads toward closing arguments next week, the case for comprehensive and medically appropriate abortion clinic regulations […]
Today the New York City President of the National Organization for Women called Senate President Dean Skellos “extreme” for publicly opposing the Reproductive Health Act which has been introduced in the New York Legislature. However, it is abortion proponents who are the ones who support this legislation that is the one who on the fringes […]
To date, 23 states have enacted laws requiring that abortion providers either perform an ultrasound before abortion or provide information about the availability of ultrasound. Specifically, 8 states require that abortion providers perform an ultrasound before abortion. No provision requiring an ultrasound before abortion has ever been challenged in court. In Virginia, an ultrasound must […]
“The threats to the freedom of conscience are real and growing, and all too often the attacks are coming from our government which is supposed to defend our civil liberties,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (04-19-13) — Americans United for Life (AUL) filed a comment with the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to express concern […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (04-18-13) –Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest praised the Florida House for passing three pro-life bills over the past two days. These bills would prohibit sex-selection abortions, protect the rights of parents whose unborn children are killed through instances of criminal violence, and require medical care for infants born […]
Last Friday, Planned Parenthood and other abortion advocacy groups were in Richmond, Virginia lobbying against health and safety regulations for abortion clinics being considered (and now passed) by the Virginia Board of Health. The statements and behavior of the regulation’s opponents prove that they are, in fact, the antithesis of the “women’s advocates” they claim […]
“The horrific stories we are hearing from Philadelphia of Dr. Gosnell’s ‘House of Horrors’ in which living children were butchered when they survived an attempted abortion illustrate why this legislation is so crucial,” said AUL’s Dr. Yoest WASHINGTON, D.C. (04-17-13) –Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest saluted the Florida House of Representatives as it […]
“Ovide’s wealth of experience and political acumen will further enrich the breadth of AUL’s legal and legislative expertise. Building on the success of our legal strategy, we are expanding our capacity to advance aggressively to seize the opportunities we see in state legislatures across the country and in the courts. I am looking forward to welcoming Ovide to […]
Unborn babies do survive attempted abortions. And, tragically, some of these children die from lack of appropriate medical care and treatment or at the hands of abortion providers like Kermit Gosnell. The problem of unborn babies surviving abortions only to die alone on a cold, steel table, in a biohazard bag, or under other unthinkable […]
The world is welcoming a new pope for the Catholic church, Pope Francis, who was chosen a few weeks ago. Francis is the first pope from outside Europe. He is from Latin America, from the country of Argentina. So the world’s attention is turned to this part of the world. Recently, along with lawyers […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (04-11-13) Today, Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest praised the state of Arkansas for enacting a piece of legislation which protects young girls from sexual predators. “As a society we must be committed to ending the growing problem of sexual exploitation of young girls,” said AUL President and CEO Dr. Charmaine […]
“All Americans with religious, moral, or ethical objections should be exempted from the coercive HHS mandate. The freedom of conscience guaranteed in the First Amendment is not confined to houses of worship,” said AUL President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (04-08-13) – Americans United for Life has filed its third, extensive comment defending […]
“Lives have been lost through cavalier use of dangerous, life-ending drugs. This is a law that the abortion industry would championif they really cared about women,” said AUL’s Dr. Yoest, in Oklahoma. WASHINGTON, D.C./OKLAHAMA CITY, OK — (04-08-13) – Americans United for Life filed an amicus brief today before the U.S. Supreme Court supporting an Oklahoma […]
In a decision loaded with withering criticism of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and the FDA, a federal court last week ordered the FDA to permit the form of “emergency contraception” best known by the brand name “Plan B”[i] to be available to anyone without a prescription, regardless of age. Further, the court […]
Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, appeared on NPR’s On Point with Tom Ashbrook to discuss state level moves on abortion.
Dr. Charmaine Yoest provides analysis as part of Fox Cable News coverage of a federal judge’s decision to allow young girls unsupervised access to life-ending drugs.