WASHINGTON, DC— On Monday, February 22nd, the Supreme Court of the United States granted certiorari to three cases challenging the Trump administration’s Title X rule. The cases will be consolidated for oral arguments and are listed as American Medical Association v. Cochran. At issue are regulations promulgated during the Trump administration which clarified Congress’ intent that […]
WASHINGTON, DC— Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, released the following comment regarding President Biden’s decision to rescind the Mexico City Policy: The Mexico City Policy is a cornerstone, protection for human life that preserves the conscience rights of the supermajority of Americans who reject the funding of international abortion. […]
“Unsafe: America’s Abortion Industry Endangers Women,” tells the story of how the abortion industry bet everything on a strategy of total repeal of the nation’s abortion laws, believing against the evidence that abortion would be safe if it were just made legal. America’s women lost that bet—big time—when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down abortion laws in […]
WASHINGTON, DC— Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, released the following statement congratulating President Joe Biden & Vice President Kamala Harris on their inauguration: Americans United for Life congratulates President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris as they are sworn into office. We sincerely hope that President Biden and Vice President […]
WASHINGTON, DC— The Supreme Court granted the government’s request to reinstate FDA rules protecting the health and safety of women seeking chemical abortion pills. Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of abortion doctors sued the FDA in an attempt to send abortion pills by mail without seeing patients in person. One district judge […]
WASHINGTON, DC— Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, released the following comment regarding the violence surrounding the certification of the Electoral College vote: The political violence witnessed today at our nation’s Capitol underscores the urgency for a total re-calibration of American politics centered on the dignity and flourishing of the […]
WASHINGTON, DC— Katie Glenn, Government Affairs Counsel at Americans United for Life, released the following comment regarding the expansion of abortion in Argentina: Argentina is following the same destructive path the United States did with Roe v. Wade, but thankfully in statute rather than as a matter of constitutional interpretation. Tragically, as they are in […]
WASHINGTON, DC—Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, issued the following statement regarding Congressional approval of omnibus spending and pandemic relief legislation: Americans United for Life is proud to stand with the pro-life advocates in Congress who worked hard to ensure that the Omnibus funding and pandemic relief bill contained life-affirming […]
WASHINGTON, DC—Americans United for Life is proud to present our 2021 Life List, with the state of Arkansas ranked Number One. The AUL Life List is our annual state ranking based on our comprehensive analysis of each state’s law and policy protections for human life from conception to natural death. Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO […]
A single federal judge in Maryland has now doubled down on a sweeping nationwide injunction that gravely undermines the health and safety of all women—but especially endangers low-income women and communities of color, the very people the plaintiffs purport to represent.
Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, issued the following statement regarding the announcement that Joe Biden will nominate Xavier Becerra for the position of Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, a career apologist for the multi-million dollar abortion industry, should have no role in America’s public health institutions. Joe […]
Today, the full Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting jointly as an en banc court, ruled that individual Planned Parenthood patients do not have legal authority under the Medicaid statute to challenge a state’s decision to disqualify Planned Parenthood affiliates from the Medicaid program. Today’s decision sets up a clear and deep division between the […]
Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, issued the following statement upon Senator Joni Ernst’s re-election: Senator Joni Ernst is a champion for Life, and the voters of the great state of Iowa have rewarded her for her bravery. Senator Ernst has led the fight in Congress to redirect taxpayer funding away from abortion […]
Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, issued the following statement upon the passage of the Love Life Amendment in Louisiana: In 2020 the great state of Louisiana was number one on our annual Life List, making it the most pro-life state in the union. The great news out of this […]
Americans United for Life filed a “friend of the court” brief on behalf of 102 Members of Congress in American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists v. United States Food and Drug Administration (ACOG v. FDA) (4th Cir. No. 20-1824). It is joined by 24 Senators and 78 Members of the House of Representatives representing 34 states.
Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, issued the following statement upon the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court: Americans United for Life congratulates Justice Amy Coney Barrett on her confirmation to the United States Supreme Court. We are confident that Justice Barrett will serve on our nation’s highest Court with distinction. Throughout her confirmation process, Justice Barrett made […]