Washington, DC — State Reproductive Health Acts, also called Roe Acts, are bills designed to expand and enshrine the abortion “right” beyond Roe v. Wade. Though Roe Acts vary state to state, the basic idea is to prevent future legislators and regulators from implementing any limitations to “abortion access,” including for minor girls, even if […]
Washington, DC — Today, Americans United for Life filed a “friend of the court” brief on behalf of 207 Members of Congress in June Medical Services, LLC v. Gee and Gee v. June Medical Services, LLC in the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that the Court should uphold a Louisiana law mandating that abortion practitioners are […]
Washington, DC — Americans United for Life has filed a “friend of the court” brief in June Medical Services, LLC v. Gee and Gee v. June Medical Services, LLC in the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that the Court should uphold a Louisiana law mandating abortion businesses are equipped to facilitate life-saving emergency transfers for patients. […]
Washington, DC— Americans United for Life, a national leader in life-affirming law and policy, is alarmed by the recent disclosure that Planned Parenthood is planning to have a presence in fifty Los Angeles area schools. Statement from Catherine Glenn Foster, Americans United for Life President & CEO: Planned Parenthood does not belong in our schools. That […]
Washington, DC— Americans United for Life, a national leader in life-affirming law and policy, hails the final legal victory for the informed consent law in the state of Kentucky which will benefit many women. Statement from Catherine Glenn Foster, Americans United for Life President & CEO: Americans United for Life hails the final legal victory today […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Americans United for Life in partnership with non-partisan polling firm YouGov released findings today from a national survey of 1,326 American adults involving attitudes toward abortion and the rights of patients. The survey took place over a three day span from October 25-October 28, three weeks after the Supreme Court of the […]
Washington, DC— Americans United for Life, a national leader in life-affirming law and policy, congratulations John Bel Edwards, Governor of Louisiana, on his successful re-election. Statement from Catherine Glenn Foster, Americans United for Life President & CEO: I congratulate Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards of Louisiana on his successful re-election. We live in a time […]
Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, has released the following statement concerning the shocking verdict rendered in the case of David Daleidien: “The ruling announced today forcing First Amendment champion David Daleiden to pay Planned Parenthood nearly one million dollars is a tragic miscarriage of justice. Planned Parenthood is America’s […]
The U.S. Supreme announced today that it will hear the petition filed by June Medical Services, a Louisiana abortion business, and the cross-petition filed by the State of Louisiana. The cases provide the Court with the first opportunity to speak to the abortion issue since the Hellerstedt decision three years ago, and potentially the continued viability of […]
“Regardless of anyone’s personal views on abortion, no person should be coerced into participating in an abortion against their moral convictions or religious beliefs. I applaud the Office of Civil Rights and this Administration for taking seriously the conscience rights of healthcare providers and enforcing decades-old legal protections like the Church Amendments. It is imperative that no employee be forced to choose between their job and their beliefs.”
Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, responds to the departure of Dr. Leana Wen as Planned Parenthood’s leader: Planned Parenthood has long claimed that healthcare encompasses the intentional killing of unwanted human persons, and Dr. Leana Wen—despite her brief eight-month tenure—has consistently traded on her training as a physician to […]
Today, Americans United for Life filed a “friend of the court” brief on behalf of 40 Days for Life and Sidewalk Advocates for Life in Price v. City of Chicago, asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case and determine whether speech-free “bubble zones” outside abortion clinics violate the First Amendment. “Bubble zone” laws restrict speech around abortion clinics […]
“Indiana’s law recognizes the simple biological fact that human fetuses are human beings and, as such, should be treated with humanity and dignity whether in life or in death.”
Women Speak 2019 will take place on May 1st at The Heritage Foundation, bringing together experts and leaders in law, medicine, economics and the media to critically examine an idea that our political and popular culture takes for granted: that abortion is necessary for women’s advancement in society.
“Despite the fact that abortion is statutorily excluded from Title X projects and funding, Maine Family Panning somehow thinks that the rule violates their patients’ right to choose abortion. This is absurd,” said Rachel Morrison, AUL Litigation Counsel.
Americans United for Life applauds today’s actions by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to protect vulnerable life. Secretary Pompeo announced that, regarding the Mexico City Policy, foreign assistance will no longer be given to NGOs that provide assistance to other groups in the global abortion industry. This change eliminates the potential for backdoor funding of abortion. Secretary […]