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  • 2016 State Sessions Report
    States Push Back Against Abortion Industry

    2016 State Sessions Report


  • Welcome to the first digital release of Bench Briefs, your AUL newsletter.

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  • Can Keep Fighting Abortion
    4 Ways State Lawmakers

    Can Keep Fighting Abortion

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  • Rejection of Texas Health & Safety Standards
    The Silver Lining in the Supreme Court's

    Rejection of Texas Health & Safety Standards

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  • Taxpayer Funding for Abortion
    Myths and Facts on

    Taxpayer Funding for Abortion

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  • Texas Abortion Case Before the Supreme Court
    What's at Stake in the

    Texas Abortion Case Before the Supreme Court

    What you should know about
    Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt

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  • Hold the Line Against Obama’s SCOTUS Pick
    AUL Calls on the Senate:

    Hold the Line Against Obama’s SCOTUS Pick

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  • The Mega-Center Report
    The New Leviathan:

    The Mega-Center Report

    How Planned Parenthood has become Abortion, Inc.

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  • AUL’s 2016 Life List
    Where Does Your State Rank?

    AUL’s 2016 Life List

    Mapping the Momentum Toward a Pro-Life America

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Fellow Pro-lifers : Say NO to government-funded abortions

Sign the petition and stand in solidarity with other pro-lifers across the country telling Congress: No Taxpayer Funded Abortions!a.


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.

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Clarke Forsythe on PBS NewsHour discussing abortion clinic regulations


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The health risks of abortion undermine the false narrative promoted by the abortion industry, namely that the abortion debate requires choosing sides between mothers and their unborn children.

Women and girls deserve to know the facts.

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  • Women's Protection Project
    Women's Protection Project

    This legislative package represents the new frontier in pro-life protections, combining what we know about the deadly health risks of abortion with constitutionally sound legal language.

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  • Infant Protection Project
    Infant Protection Project

    The Infants’ Protection Project includes model legislation protecting unborn infants.

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  • The New Leviathan: The Mega-Center Report
    The New Leviathan: The Mega-Center Report

    How Planned Parenthood has become Abortion, Inc.

    See Project 
  • Health Risks of Abortion
    Health Risks of Abortion

    How abortion harms women and why concerns for women’s health must be part of abortion-related policies and media debate.

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  • 2016 Final State Legislative Session Report
    2016 Final State Legislative Session Report

    The states remain a key battleground in the defense of life.

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  • Real Healthcare Respects Life
    Real Healthcare Respects Life

    Five essential pro-life principles for healthcare reform.

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  • AUL’s 2016 Life List
    AUL’s 2016 Life List

    Mapping the momentum toward a pro-life America.

    See Project 
  • Holding the Abortion Industry Accountable
    Holding the Abortion Industry Accountable

    The continuing case for investigating the nation's largest abortion provider.

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New York Times

Americans United for Life, a strategic and highly effective policy generator for the movement…

Christian Science Monitor

Americans United for Life is 'one of the key actors push a wave' of pro-life model legislation.

Rolling Stone

Chiefly responsible for the most recent and highly successful under-the-radar strategy.

Bloomberg Businessweek

Americans United for Life has been a driving force behind that (legislative) surge, providing state lawmakers with templates to enact abortion restrictions.

NBC News

Americans United for Life [is] perhaps the most powerful right-to-life legal organization in the country.

The Progressive

The group leading the legislative charge . . . is Americans United for Life.

Mother Jones

Americans United for Life, the legislative wing of the pro-life movement.

Think Progress

The highly sophisticated group that’s quietly making it much harder to get an abortion.

Mary Ann Glendon

AUL’s reputation is unmatched for high quality legal work.

Richard John Neuhaus

AUL represents that rare marriage of perception and perseverance that is sorely needed in contending for the unborn.

George Weigel

AUL stands out for its unique combination of intelligence, legal savvy and impact. AUL is the Cadillac of the pro-life movement.

David Brody

AUL has really made themselves a major player in the health care abortion discussion. They are pushing the envelope in new and creative ways.

Henry J. Hyde

AUL has… been making progress – persistently, year by year, in the courts and legislatures… AUL is a thoughtful, strategic leader.

Rick Santorum

AUL has been committed to defending human life through vigorous judicial, legislative, and educational efforts at both the federal and state levels.

Thomas Jefferson

The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only legitimate object of good government.

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