WASHINGTON, D.C. (04-24-14) – Following debate on the floor of the Oklahoma House today, legislators voted 75-15 to pass SB 1848, which earlier passed the State Senate by 34-8. Based on Americans United for Life model legislation found in the Women’s Protection Project, the legislation is designed to protect women from “house of horrors” clinics such as the clinic convicted murderer Dr. Kermit Gosnell operated. Governor Mary Fallin is expected to sign the bill within the next week. “Common-sense regulation of abortion clinics is not only popular with Americans, it represents the very least that the highly profitable abortion industry should do […]

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Defending Life 2014

Each year, AUL publishes Defending Life: A State-by-State Legal Guide to Abortion, Bioethics, and the End of Life.

This annual resource manual combines our model legislation, expert analysis, and 50 state report cards into a single nonpartisan guide for legislators, policy makers, the media, and interested Americans. It comprehensively addresses abortion, protection of the unborn (in contexts outside of abortion), bioethics, the end-of-life, and health care freedom of conscience, expertly tackles legal and policy challenges for the pro-life movement, and reports on recent legislative and courtroom victories, continuing progress toward protecting life in each of the 50 states, and emerging issues and trends.


Women's Protection Project

The Women’s Protection Project is a unique package of legal tools available for legislators seeking to protect women and girls from the profit-driven abortion industry that consistently ignores the deadly consequences of abortion.

New this year is an enforcement module that provides the legal means to hold abortion providers who harm women and girls accountable.