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AUL Lauds Decision Upholding Illinois Parental Notice Law

Mar 29, 2010

Washington, DC —After more than a decade of litigation, a state court has ruled that Illinois’ parental notification law is constitutional. Mailee Smith, Staff Counsel at Americans United for Life, observed, “This is a groundbreaking decision for minors in the state of Illinois.  Never before…

Yoest: States are Eager to Opt-Out of Abortion Provisions

Mar 26, 2010

Americans United for Life (AUL) has been taking the abortion-health care fight to the states this week and responses from federal and state legislators have been pouring into AUL’s legal team. Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President and CEO of Americans United for Life, the nation’s first…

Yoest Offers Help to States

Mar 22, 2010

Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President and CEO of Americans United for Life, the nation’s first pro-life public interest law firm, has issued the following statement following last night’s passage of a bill in the House of Representatives that creates taxpayer-funded abortion: “I am immediately offering the…

Americans United for Life Defends Arizona’s Informed Consent Law

Feb 4, 2010

FEBRUARY 4, 2010 AMERICANS UNITED FOR LIFE DEFENDS ARIZONA’S INFORMED CONSENT LAW AUL Files Brief in 9th Circuit Affirming State’s Interest in Protecting Women WASHINGTON, DC –Attorneys with Americans United for Life filed a brief in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals arguing that Arizona’s…

Matthew Faraci Named Vice President for Communications and Marketing

Jan 11, 2010

“Matthew is a strategic thinker who brings with him a reputation for creativity, an ability to get things done, and a focus on bringing people together. He is a long-time advocate for life and is passionate about achieving progress on this issue. We’re very pleased to welcome him as part of the team,” said Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President of AUL.

Statement of AUL Action President on Passage of Senate Health Care Bill

Dec 24, 2009

“Americans don’t want taxpayer funding for abortions and are opposed to a first-ever, mandatory abortion tax. Knowing this, the bill’s proponents have rushed it through the Senate at a time when Americans are focused on celebrating Christmas with their families.”

– Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President of Americans United for Life Action

AUL Files Brief Detailing Abortion’s Suicide Risk

Dec 22, 2009

Today, Americans United for Life (AUL) filed an amicus brief in the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, detailing the links between abortion and the increased risk of depression and suicide. The brief seeks to overturn a lower court’s decision that abortion providers in South Dakota are not required to inform women of these risks.

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