AUL Vice President of External Affairs Jeanneane Maxon is interviiewed by the Denver Post: On this 40th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade and legalization of abortion, the opposition’s front line is arguably not at the ballot box, in the halls of Congress or state legislatures — or even with the U.S. Supreme Court. It might […]
AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest debated outgoing NARAL President Nancy Keenan during a lively discussion to be moderated by Gwen Ifill on the PBS NewsHour on 1/22/2013.
Today we remember forty years since Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision responsible for the death of over 50 million Americans who were never able to take their first breath. Now forty years later, we peer down the corridors of history, and seeing the deaths of so many innocents, echo the despair the poet […]
“We are creating the winning formula for reversing Roe,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest WASHINGTON, D.C. (1/22/13) – Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest said Tuesday on the 40th anniversary of the infamous Roe v. Wade decision that AUL’s legislative strategy of creating model legislation that erodes the flawed reasoning of […]
“This analysis of cumulative successes across the country illustrates the effectiveness of AUL’s models, laying the foundation for rolling back and reversing Roe v.Wade,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (1/17/2013) – Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest released AUL’s annual “Life List,” a well-respected ranking of the 50 states […]
An article by Anna Franzonelle at National Review Online is entitled “Questions Raised by Planned Parenthood’s Incomplete Report.” An excerpt: Anyone familiar with the truth about Planned Parenthood is not surprised by the trends documented in the abortion chain’s recently released annual report: increasing abortion numbers, a decrease in many of its other services, increased […]
Join Americans United for Life and renowned legal, medical and political experts marking the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
The Future of Roe: Women, Health and Law in the Obama Era
The Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) released two documents last week showing that the abortion chain continues to grow its abortion business while its provision of other services continues to decline. Among Planned Parenthood’s significantly decreased services are its breast health services. That is especially ironic considering the media storm during the 2011/2012 Susan […]
Eight. That’s the number of women who have died from a severe bacterial infection following use of RU-486 (also known as Mifeprex). In all eight cases, the women were instructed to use the abortion drugs in a way that has not been approved by the FDA. Zero. That’s the number of women who have died […]
Forty years ago, the Supreme Court of the United States, in perhaps the most controversial case in the 20th century, ruled in favor of a woman’s right to an abortion through all nine months of pregnancy. Four decades later, our country has witnessed over 55 million abortions and millions of hurting men and women, who have struggled in the wake of personal loss as a result.
The Alabama Supreme Court released two decisions today holding that the Alabama state “chemical endangerment” statute protects an unborn child without regard to the stage of pregnancy. Ex parte Ankrom; Ex parte Kimbrough. The decisions mean that the “chemical endangerment” statute can be used in Alabama to criminally prosecute women who take drugs while pregnant. […]
“Planned Parenthood continues to increase its taxpayer funding while simultaneously expanding its abortion business,” says AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (1-8-2012)–While Planned Parenthood released its annual report this week, Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest notes that “the report reveals a ‘Big Abortion’ business significantly subsidized with government largesse, funded […]
California Catholic Daily has details on the event: On January 19 pro-lifers will join together for the Walk for Life San Diego. The event will begin at 9:00 AM at the city’s Balboa Park, at the corner of 6th Avenue and Laurel Street. The master of ceremonies will be pro-life hero Walter Hoye, best known […]
AUL President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest is quoted in the current Time magazine in an article on the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Excerpts: The modern era of state restrictions on abortion began in 1992 with the Supreme Court’s decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey. The court upheld Roe v. Wade but said […]
In an effort to protect the rights of states to decide the allocation of tax dollars in regard to medical care, Americans United for Life filed an amicus curiae brief in the Ninth Circuit case, Planned Parenthood v. Betlach this morning. The case is a legal challenge filed by the abortion giant after the State […]
Jeanneane Maxon, AUL’s Vice President of External Affairs is quoted in the New York Times: “They’re really the darlings of the pro-life movement,” said Jeanneane Maxon, vice president for external affairs at Americans United for Life, an anti-abortion group. “That ground level, one-on-one, reaching-the-woman-where-she’s-at approach.” Pregnancy centers, while not new, now number about 2,500, compared […]