Last week, President Obama took advantage of the July 4th Recess to appoint Dr. Donald Berwick to the position of Administrator for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS is the agency that runs the Medicare and Medicaid programs). Dr. Berwick is not only an outspoken advocate for government-controlled health care, but also a […]
Good news from Missouri today – Governor Jay Nixon will allow SB 793 to become law without his signature. This bill enhances the state’s informed consent provisions and makes the state the fifth to opt out of the abortion mandate in the federal health care reform law. The new informed consent provisions will help women […]
New law includes significant informed consent enhancements WASHINGTON, D.C. – (7/14/2010) – Today, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon will allow SB 793 to become law without his signature, which will significantly enhance the state’s informed consent protections for pregnant women and make Missouri the fifth state to opt-out of the abortion mandate in the federal health […]
This Week’s Feature Alliance Defense Fund Honors AUL Dr. Charmaine Yoest was present in Chicago last Friday to accept the prestigious Alliance Award, recognizing the long-standing partnership between AUL and the Alliance Defense Fund in defending human life in the courts. ADF President Alan Sears presented the award, commenting that AUL has stood with ADF […]
This past Saturday, Dr. Charmaine Yoest participated in the Ending Abortion conference that was broadcast live online. You can listen to the panel Dr. Yoest participated in by clicking the play button below. The entire event’s audio can be listened to here. http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fsoundcloud.com%2Faul%2Fdr-charmaine-yoest-at-ending-abortion-conference&show_comments=false&auto_play=false&color=0034ff Dr. Charmaine Yoest at Ending Abortion conference by AUL
Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President and CEO of Americans United for Life, was in Chicago on Friday to receive the prestigious Alliance Award from Alliance Defense Fund. The award was presented at the concluding banquet of this year’s National Litigation Academy. AUL has partnered with the Alliance Defense Fund since its founding in 1994, and Senior […]
William Saunders of AUL wrote on the Kagan nomination today at Human Events: Act Two is set to begin. As the Senate returns for business this week after the recess, the brewing storm over Kagan’s partial-birth abortion scandal is certain to intensify. But this storm, some may be surprised to find, will not necessarily be […]
Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, will be participating in tomorrow’s Ending Abortion conference that will be webcast online. The conference, which starts at 10 a.m. EDT consists of leaders and activists from various pro-life groups speaking on different topics. Dr. Yoest will be involved in the Legislative and Political […]
Yesterday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal signed House Bill 1247, “The Abortion Insurance Opt-out Act.” The new law, which goes it effect immediately, exempts the state from the abortion mandate in the recently-enacted federal health care reform law. Specifically, the new law prohibits health insurers participating in the state-run health insurance exchange (scheduled to go into […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – 7/7/2010 – Yesterday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal signed H.B. 1247, the “Abortion Insurance Opt-Out Act”, a bill that was crafted with the help of Americans United for Life. A similar bill is awaiting the Governor’s consideration in Missouri. Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President and CEO, Americans United for Life, had the following reaction: […]
Mailee Smith of AUL was quoted last week in a Fox News story entitled, “Cheap Blood Test Could Detect Disorders in Fetus“: A simple blood test may one day become a safer alternative for checking if an unborn baby has Down syndrome or other disorders, the Daily Telegraph reported. The test, which takes a blood […]
Last week, AUL’s experts wrote about the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearings on the nomination of Elena Kagan. This expert commentary was published at both Human Events and National Review Online’s Bench Memos. All of the commentary is excerpted below. NRO’s Bench Memos Kagan Displays ‘A Real Hostility to Commonsense Abortion Regulations’ by Dr. Charmaine Yoest […]
Dr. Charmaine Yoest will appear on the Don Kroah Show on WAVA (105.1 FM in the Washington, D.C. area) today at 4:15 p.m. EDT. To listen live online, click on the FM Listen Live link on the left side of the station website.
This afternoon at 2 p.m. EDT, Dr. Charmaine Yoest of AUL will appear as a guest on the Point of View radio talk show. You can listen live on the show’s website. Yoest will be talking about the Kagan nomination and her testimony at the confirmation hearings.
Testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Elena Kagan Supreme Court nomination, AUL President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest yesterday told a packed assembly that not only should the Senate reject her nomination, the senators should investigate discrepancies between her written record and her testimony to the committee. Testifying for a second time since […]