Monday, October 5th, 2015

AUL condemns the legalization of physician-assisted suicide in California, Law endangers California’s most vulnerable citizens and undermines efforts to improve their lives

“History has shown us that, rather than empowering seriously ill people, legalizing physician-assisted suicide can result in societal pressure for them to end their lives,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest WASHINGTON, D.C. (10-05-15) — In response to California Governor Jerry Brown signing a bill legalizing physician-assisted suicide for people with “terminal diseases” who are expected to have less than six months to live, Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest responded: “Physician-assisted suicide does not affirm the life or dignity of those facing serious illnesses or death. Instead, it opens the door to a litany of abuses […]

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

AUL Debunks Abortion Industry Falsehoods About a Simple Fact: Planned Parenthood Doing More Abortions and Fewer Health Screenings

Article in The Federalist details the facts behind an exchange between Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards and Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz about an AUL Infographic during a hearing this week WASHINGTON, D.C. (09-30-15) — During a sometimes-contentious hearing before a congressional committee this week, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards faced an unusual reality for her answering tough questions about just what takes place behind the closed doors of the nation’s number one abortion provider. During an exchange between Rep. Jason Chaffetz and Richards, an infographic from Americans United for Life that illustrates the reality that the number of abortions taking […]

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest: “Cecile Richards Must Answer for her Gruesome Expertise in Monetizing the End of an Unborn Infant’s Life”

And, AULA says vote for Federal Women’s Health and Safety Act Frees Taxpayers from Funding a Scandal-Ridden Abortion Industry Profiting from “Death and Dismemberment”  “Cecile Richards must answer for her inhumane business model and detail what she is doing with millions in taxpayer dollars. Monetizing the end of an infant’s unborn life is her gruesome expertise,” said Dr. Yoest. “It’s time to defund an abortion industry that fights health and safety standards for women so that they can keep profits high and standards low.” WASHINGTON, D.C. (09-29-15) — Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest said today […]

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

AUL Action Calls Senate Vote to Limit Abortion at 5 months of Pregnancy “A Win and a Loss as militant abortion extremists blocked protections for women and their unborn children”

WASHINGTON, D.C. (09-22-15) — “Despite the fact that the 54 to 42 vote today in the U.S. Senate looks like a victory, tragically without a veto proof margin, women and their unborn children will continue to face the dangers of late-term abortions at the hands of an abortion industry that clearly puts profit over people,” said Americans United for Life President CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest. “This vote is a win and a loss as militant abortion extremists in the minority blocked protections for women and their unborn children whose more developed bodies can be sold for more money.” She continued: […]

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

AUL Action Joins U.S. Senate Leaders Calling for a 5-Month Abortion Limit

Media Advisory: AULA’s General Counsel Ovide Lamontagne joins U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and other pro-life leaders at 9:45 a.m. eastern news conference at the Capitol Visitors Center, room SVC 215 in advance of the Senate vote on The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act WASHINGTON, D.C. (09-22-15) — In advance of a vote later today on S. 1553, the “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act,” sponsored by Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Americans United for Life Action General Counsel Ovide Lamontagne joined the senator along with other national pro-life leaders calling for passage of the bill because of the “health risks […]

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Reaction Statement of AUL’s President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest to Two Pro-Life Victories in the House

sells the broken bodies of unborn infants,” said AUL’s Dr. Yoest. “It’s time to defund Planned Parenthood and redirect those funds to true, healthcare facilities for women.” WASHINGTON, D.C. (09-18-15) — Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest commended the members of the U.S. House for two, historic, pro-life votes to both protect infants born alive during an abortion from infanticide and to redirect scarce taxpayer dollars to true healthcare facilities for women. The House voted 241 to 187 on Rep. Diane Black’s Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015. And it voted 248 to 177 in favor […]

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest Tells Congress Undercover videos Reveal “evidence of corporate-wide corruption at Planned Parenthood”

Testifies in support of criminal penalties in Born-Alive Infant Protection Act so that babies born alive after abortion will receive humane care. Calls for support of two measures moving forward in the U.S. House WASHINGTON, D.C. (09-17-15) — “For too long, Planned Parenthood – the nation’s number one abortionist federation – has operated secretively and with almost no oversight, raking in half-a-billion dollars annually from taxpayers while fighting any attempts to protect babies born alive after abortions in their clinics,” observed Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest. “But today, in light of the Center for Medical […]

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

AUL Calls for Stronger Legal Protections for Those who Survive Abortions Following Release of New Video Showing Planned Parenthood Top Officials Coordinating Infant Body Part Trafficking

MEDIA ALERT: Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest to testify Thursday before Congress regarding taxpayer support for the nation’s number one abortionist federation, Planned Parenthood. And Tune In Today to CNN at 2:10 p.m. Eastern to see Dr. Yoest discuss Presidential Politics. WASHINGTON, D.C. (09-15-15) — “In its latest undercover video, available here, the Center for Medical Progress provides more evidence of widespread collusion among Planned Parenthood’s top officials, who joke about selling ‘fresh’ parts,” noted Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest. “History teaches us that those who commit genocide first dehumanize […]

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Americans United for Life to Call for Stronger Laws Protecting Infants Born During Abortions at 2nd #WomenBetrayed Rally

MEDIA ADVISORY: AUL Attorney Evangeline Bartz to join national organizations, presidential candidates and pro-life advocates for noon event at the U.S. Capitol building, illustrating how women have been harmed by the nation’s number one abortion provider, Planned Parenthood. AND, tune in to EWTN Nightly News at 6 p.m. eastern to watch Bartz discuss the event and the lives at stake, both unborn children and their mothers. WASHINGTON, D.C. (09-10-15) — Americans United for Life Associate Corporate Counsel Evangeline Bartz will participate in the second #WomenBetrayed event at the nation’s Capitol at noon today, where women will talk about how they […]

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

AUL Calls on House Judiciary to Examine Barbaric Late-Term Abortions and Their Health Risks to Women in Hearing Today

“Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards claims to see no evil and hear no evil and that her employees and vendors speak no evil in the Center for Medical Progress videos revealing trafficking in infant body parts, but that willful blindness changes nothing,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (09-09-15) — As a hearing in the House Judiciary Committee got underway examining horrific abortion practices at Planned Parenthood, the nation’s number one abortion provider, Americans United for Life’s legal team sent a letter to the entire Committee describing health risks of abortion to women and the need to limit such potentially […]