I write to wish you a happy birthday! On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence and, thereby, the original thirteen colonies announced their determination to be free and independent of the British Empire. As Americans, this is the day we officially celebrate our national birthday and, as citizens, we all joyfully join in. So happy birthday to us all! Do you remember the film, The Great Escape? The movie chronicles the true story of a massive, carefully-planned escape by British, Canadian and American POW’s from a supposedly “escape-proof” German prisoner of war camp. Most of […]

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Defending Life 2015

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.