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AUL’s Kagan File: The “Abortion Funding” Memo

May 13, 2010

MEMORANDUM TO: [Undisclosed Parties] FROM: Americans United for Life Legal Team DATE: May 13, 2010 RE: Elena Kagan and Title X Restrictions:  How Her Views Could Impact Abortion Funding Regulations Backgrounder: Elena Kagan has extensively criticized the Supreme Court decision in Rust v. Sullivan,[1] where…

AUL’s Kagan File: The “Judicial Hero” Memo

May 11, 2010

MEMORANDUM TO: [Undisclosed Parties] FROM: Americans United for Life Legal Team DATE: May 11, 2010 RE: Solicitor General Elena Kagan’s “Judicial Hero”: Aharon Barak, A Problem for Her Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court BACKGROUNDER: In 2006, Elena Kagan, the President’s nominee to the Supreme…

Dr. Yoest reacts to President Obama’s Kagan nomination announcement

May 10, 2010

“President Obama’s choice of Solicitor General Kagan makes it clear that liberal judicial activism will be the impact of this untried and untested judicial pick, leading to unknown consequences for the American people.  The President’s portrayal of Solicitor-General Kagan as mainstream and centrist is inconsistent with…

Dr. Charmaine Yoest on Elena Kagan’s Nomination

May 10, 2010

“Elena Kagan has strong ties to abortion-advocacy organizations and expressed admiration for activist judges who have worked to advance social policy rather than to impartially interpret the law. Americans United for Life will oppose President Obama’s attempt to reshape the Court as an activist, pro-abortion…

Mississippi Passes AUL’s Abortion Opt-Out Bill

Apr 28, 2010

By Daniel McConchie Saturday, the Mississippi House passed a bill to opt the state out of the abortion mandate in the federal health care bill, and today the final procedural hurdle was cleared enabling the bill to go to Governor Barbour for signature. Even though…

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…

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