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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…

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…

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