As lawmakers move to take health care out of Washington and into townhalls, Americans United for Life (AUL), the oldest national pro-life organization, called a House Committee’s vote last week “outrageous” for defeating an amendment that would have ensured that taxpayers would not be forced to pay for abortion under the House’s health care bill.
Americans United for Life (AUL) announced today that its President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest has been called to testify at the confirmation hearings for Judge Sonia Sotomayor, which begin on Monday, July 13.
Today Americans United for Life (AUL) President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest released a memo to Senate Judiciary Committee members, urging them to ask Judge Sotomayor the “Top Ten” most important questions pertaining to abortion, its regulations and the role of the Court as the Senators prepare for her confirmation hearings to begin July 13.
Americans United for Life: Ohio Supreme Court Ignores the Welfare of Young Girls, Panders to Abortion Industry
In a decision ignoring the health and welfare of young girls, the Ohio Supreme Court has allowed Planned Parenthood to hide records that may effectively demonstrate it broke the law by failing to alert parents of their young daughters’ abortions and failing to notify law enforcement officials of suspected sexual abuse.
Pro-life forces won an important battle yesterday when the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that abortion providers, under a state law regulating the administration of RU-486, must strictly comply with the FDA-approved protocol for the dangerous abortion drug.
Americans United for Life Applauds Fourth Circuit Protecting Women and Children by Upholding Virginia Partial Birth Abortion Statute
In a 6-5 decision in Richmond Medical Center v. Herring, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Virginia’s ban on partial birth infanticide — a law that mirrors the federal ban on partial-birth abortion.
Former Chief Counsel on the Judiciary Committee staff of Senator Tom Coburn, Mary Harned has joined Americans United for Life (AUL) as Of Counsel to assist in spearheading America’s oldest national pro-life organization through its efforts to counter the confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Sotomayor.
Americans United for Life (AUL) criticized President Obama’s recent decision to disband the President’s Council on Bioethics and replace it with a new bioethics commission having a mandate to offer “practical policy options.”
Americans United for Life (AUL) is pleased to announce the publication of AUL Senior Counsel Clarke Forsythe’s book, Politics for the Greatest Good: The Case for Prudence in the Public Square, released by InterVarsity Press this month.
Dr. Charmaine Yoest, AUL President & CEO commented: “I am very pleased Heather is joining our team. As a veteran producer of radio, television, and film, she brings a wealth of experience and an insider’s perspective to our communications efforts.”