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Exclusive Election Briefing

Oct 14, 2010

DOES THE NEW HEALTH CARE LAW ALLOW TAXPAYER-FUNDED ABORTION? AUL Legal Team to Hold Exclusive Election Tele-briefing Washington, DC – (10/14/10) – According to a national poll taken during last year’s health care debate, seven out of ten voters are opposed to taxpayer-funded abortion. That’s…

This Week: Senate Defense Authorization Battle

Sep 20, 2010

Interview Former Air Force Lt. Col. Denise Burke WASHINGTON, DC – (9/20/10) – The battle over the Senate Defense Authorization bill begins in earnest today, and one of its flashpoints will be the controversial Burris Amendment. This amendment, which establishes taxpayer-funded abortions on military bases,…

Yoest on Stem Cell Appeal

Aug 31, 2010

YOEST NOTES KNEE-JERK SUPPORT OF EMBRYO-DESTRUCTIVE RESEARCH COSTING TAXPAYERS MILLIONS WHILE DESTROYING LIVES WASHINGTON, D.C. – (8/31/10) – AUL President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest called the decision by the Department of Justice to appeal an injunction of federal funding for embryonic stem cell research…

AUL honors Mississippi legislators for passing opt-out bill

Aug 25, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (8/24/10) – Americans United for Life honored five key Mississippi state legislators for demonstrating leadership as the state moved to opt-out of the abortion mandate in the new federal health care law. “In Mississippi, most elected officials say they are ‘pro-life’ but…

Alaskans pass Parental Notification Law

Aug 25, 2010

YOEST ON APPROVAL OF ALASKA PARENTAL NOTIFICATION LAW 37th State to Enact Parental Involvement Measure Washington, DC – (8/25/10) – “The people of Alaska have made it clear that parents should have the fundamental right to be informed before their children make a life-changing decision…

Yoest on Cuccinelli Abortion Clinic Opinion

Aug 24, 2010

YOEST APPLAUDS VIRGINIA MOVE TO REGULATE ABORTION CLINICS “Virtually every state has health and safety regulations to protect the family pet, but only 27 states have basic regulations to protect women’s health in abortion clinics,” said Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President and CEO of Americans United…

Yoest on Stem Cell Ruling

Aug 23, 2010

COURT STRIKES DOWN OBAMA ADMINISTRATION STEM CELL POLICY Washington, D.C. – (8/23/10) – Today, a U.S. District Court halted the Obama Administration’s illegal and unethical policy of funding research that necessarily entails the destruction of human embryos. Judge Royce Lamberth issued a preliminary injunction against…

Yoest on approval of “Ella” drug by the FDA

Aug 13, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (8/13/10) – “The FDA’s irresponsible approval of ella (Ulipristal), without adequate safety studies, places women’s health and lives at risk,” said Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President and CEO of Americans United for Life. “Furthermore, billing this abortion-causing drug as an ’emergency contraceptive’ is…

Missouri 5th State to opt out of taxpayer-funded abortions

Jul 14, 2010

New law includes significant informed consent enhancements WASHINGTON, D.C. – (7/14/2010) – Today, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon will allow SB 793 to become law without his signature, which will significantly enhance the state’s informed consent protections for pregnant women and make Missouri the fifth state…

Yoest applauds Jindal, Louisiana – 4th state to opt out

Jul 7, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. – 7/7/2010 – Yesterday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal signed H.B. 1247, the “Abortion Insurance Opt-Out Act”, a bill that was crafted with the help of Americans United for Life. A similar bill is awaiting the Governor’s consideration in Missouri. Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President…

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