Media Alerts

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

AUL Says Fourth Shocking Planned Parenthood Video Underscores Issues in Letter Sent to Congress

Announces the ‘Unborn Infants Dignity Act,’ model legislation that wouldrequire a “humane handling of the broken bodies of unborn infants.” “Legislators at the federal level should immediately freeze tax dollars from going to the discredited, abortion-industry leader during this investigation,” said Dr. Yoest. “And this is also a time for us to consider how to show respect to unborn children who do not survive to take their first breath.” WASHINGTON, D.C. (07-30-15) – “Repercussions from public and political reaction to the shocking spectacle of Planned Parenthood abortionists picking over the bodies of their unborn victims to sell their tiny human organs […]

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Americans United for Life Debunks Planned Parenthood Denials, Sends Letter to Congress Assessing Three Troubling Issues With Their Response to Shocking Videos

“In their response to Congress, Planned Parenthood continues to dodge, deny and deflect, refusing to address the real, substantive concerns about their unethical and potentially illegal corporate practices that are now publicly documented,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (07- 23-15) – Faced with Congressional and state investigations in crimes possibly committed by Planned Parenthood abortionists for their inhumane harvesting and sale of aborted baby hearts, lungs, and livers, and other body parts, Senior Counsel for Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) Roger Evans authored an initial reply to the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee trying to downplay […]

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

AUL says Taxpayers Should No Longer Be Forced to Support Planned Parenthood Abortion Profiteering

“Today’s undercover video reveals a top Planned Parenthood doctor haggling over prices for the body parts of unborn victims of abortion while ghoulishly joking about wanting a Lamborghini, meanwhile taxpayers are sending $1.26 million tax dollars a day to support the nation’s number one abortion conglomerate,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. “It’s time to free the American taxpayer from their forced support of Abortion, Inc. Taxpayers should not be contributing to abortion profiteering.” WASHINGTON, D.C. (07-21-15) – “For a second time, The Center for Medical Progress has released a shocking video, revealing the dirty underbelly of Planned Parenthood’s profiteering as it […]

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Americans United for Life on Why Planned Parenthood’s Excuses Fall Short

Releases A Point-by-Point Response to Planned Parenthood’s Damage-Control “Talking Points” “The nation’s number one conglomerate of abortionists is harvesting the organs of aborted babies. This is an undisputed fact,” noted Americans United for Life President and CEO. “A thorough and honest assessment of Planned Parenthood must be engaged and their political friends in the White House must not be allowed to ignore possible crimes.” WASHINGTON, D.C. (07-20-15) – Faced with investigations of possible illegal sales of organs from aborted babies, and alleged use of an illegal, inhumane technique for ending unborn life, Planned Parenthood attempted to change the story with an orchestrated […]

Friday, July 17th, 2015

AUL Calls on White House to Investigate Alleged Sales of Aborted Infant Hearts, Lungs and Livers at Planned Parenthood

“Is the nation’s number one conglomerate of abortionists acting like a gruesome eBay for the sale of infant hearts, lungs and livers? Have laws been broken?” asked AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. “The American people have questions that must be addressed.” WASHINGTON, D.C. (07-17-15) – Americans United for Life President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest launched a petition today calling on President Barack Obama to order U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch to investigate Planned Parenthood’s alleged role in selling human hearts, lungs and livers of aborted infants, following revelations in a shocking video from The Center for Medical Progress. “Is the nation’s number […]

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

AUL Calls for Immediate Congressional and State Investigations into Abortion Profiteering

“Americans were shocked today to see images of a top Planned Parenthood doctor discussing a ‘menu’ of aborted baby hearts, lungs and livers that she targets during abortions to provide to waiting buyers. Because of the highly secretive, rarely monitored world of Big Abortion, we are told to ‘trust but never verify’ the nature of their grisly business,” observed AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest, following a Planned Parenthood statement after the release of shocking undercover video investigation. WASHINGTON, D.C. (07-14-15) – Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest called for an immediate Congressional and state investigations into the alleged atrocities […]

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

AUL Calls for Immediate Congressional Investigation into Abortion Profiteering

Says Shocking Undercover Video Showing Planned Parenthood Earning Profits from Sale of Aborted Baby Parts, Reveals Anew How Abortion, Inc. Truly Operates “Planned Parenthood is Abortion, Inc. Increasing their market share of abortions, cutting life-affirming services and now apparently creating an abortion market, callously utilizing their unborn victims for one purpose – making money,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (07-14-15) – Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest called for an immediate Congressional investigation into the alleged atrocities exposed by the images from the new undercover video released by The Center for Medical Progress documenting Planned Parenthood’s […]

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Americans United for Life Action Calls on the Senate to pass the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act to Address Abortion Funding Problem in the Exchanges

“Whether or not an insurance Exchange is established by the federal or state government, it receives taxpayer dollars, which should not be used to pay for abortions and life-ending drugs and devices,” said AUL Action’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (06-25-15) – In King v. Burwell, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the federally run health insurance Exchanges in 36 states can receive taxpayer subsidies through the Affordable Care Act. For Americans United for Life and AUL Action, the problem is that the ‘Obamacare’ subsidies—taxpayer dollars—can be used by abortion-covering insurance plans. “Whether or not an insurance Exchange is established by the […]

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

AUL Releases “The New Leviathan”: The Mega-Centers Report, How Planned Parenthood Has Become Abortion, Inc.

“At Planned Parenthood, abortion sales are UP and other services are DOWN,” observed AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. “This is as a result of a move to create abortion mega-centers to mass produce abortions at an even deadlier rate.” WASHINGTON, D.C. (06-24-15) – “Over the last 45 years, Planned Parenthood has become the expert in making money from ending lives,” observed Americans United for Life President & CEO Dr. Yoest, in releasing AUL’s “Mega-Center Report,” entitled “The New Leviathan” (available here) which details how the billion-dollar abortion profiteer has increased its profits and market share, even as fewer U.S. women seek abortions. “Unlike […]

Friday, June 19th, 2015

AUL Stands With Diverse, Pro-Life Coalition in Selma Because #BlackWomenMatter, Calls on Office Holders to Enforce Laws Protecting Women in Abortion Clinics

MEDIA ADVISORY: In historic Selma, Alabama, Rally at Christ the King Cathedral and March across the Edmund Pettus Bridge planned for June 19 and 20, 2015 “We stand here in Selma to note once again that when laws that protect health and safety are not enforced, African Americans bear too heavy a burden,” said Dr. Yoest. “Life-saving health and safety standards must be enforced.” WASHINGTON, D.C./ATLANTA, GA (06-19-15) – Americans United for Life President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest joined a diverse coalition of African American and pro-life organizations for a special event — — announcing a new partnership on behalf […]