AUL Commends U.S. House for Standing Up for Women and Their Unborn Children with Passage of an Abortion Limit at 5 Months of Pregnancy
“There is a war on women in abortion clinics today, where they are exposed to tremendous risks for profit from a secretive, taxpayer funded, billion-dollar industry,” said AUL’s Dr. Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (05-13-15) – Americans United for Life President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest called the House of Representatives passage of H.R. 36, the “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act”, “long overdue and one of the most commonsense laws under consideration. There is a war on women in abortion clinics today, where they are exposed to tremendous risks for profit from a secretive, taxpayer funded, billion-dollar industry. It’s time to protect […]
AUL Action Supports Limiting Abortion at 5 Months of Pregnancy Because of Dangers Faced by Mothers and Their Unborn Children
Pledges Scored Vote on H.R. 36, the “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act” WASHINGTON, D.C. (05-11-15) – Americans United for Life Action President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest called on members of the U.S. House to vote in favor of H.R. 36, the “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act” sponsored by Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) and Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and released today. Click here to read the bill. The vote in the House expected this week will be scored. “Limiting abortion at 5 months of pregnancy, as an unborn child becomes able to live outside the womb and as the abortion procedure becomes […]
AUL Joins Illinois Women’s Health and Life Alliance in Opposing SB 1564, an Assault on Speech and Conscience Rights
MEDIA ADVISORY: AUL Attorney Anna Paprocki to speak at noon (Central) Event WASHINGTON, D.C./CHICAGO, IL (05-05-15) – Americans United for Life attorney Anna Paprocki will participate in a Tuesday media event as part of the Illinois Women’s Health and Life Alliance to oppose SB 1564 and its draconian punishments for pro-life Americans who do not comply with the abortion industry’s agenda in Illinois. In her remarks, Paprocki will observe: “SB 1564 is detrimental to both healthcare providers and patients. It violates people’s constitutional rights of conscience and free speech, and illustrates the abortion industry’s strategic shift from choice to coercion in their […]
“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.”- Joseph Campbell Memorial Day is a day for heroes – an opportunity to remember those who gave their lives in service of something greater than themselves. While we rightly commemorate the sacrifices of those who came before us, it is also important to gratefully acknowledge that we are still surrounded by modern-day heroes who continue to fight for the most important of America’s founding principles: Life. Like many Americans, I come from a family of heroes – generations of ordinary people who chose to […]
In the last few months we’ve heard Big Abortion say they want a national discussion on abortion. We both know this profit-driven industry is trying desperately to normalize this injustice. But do they really want to talk about abortion? Or do they just want to shut down any opposition to their pro-abortion narrative? Watch our new one-minute video to find out:
Illinois SB 1564, a bill that would dramatically reduce the state’s conscience protections for health care providers and pro-life pregnancy centers, continues to advance. Yesterday, the House Committee on Human Services voted along party lines to advance this dangerous bill to the House floor. If the bill passes the House, it will go to Governor Rauner for consideration. People from across Illinois have been asking what more they can do to help. That’s why we’ve created the Pastor’s Briefing Book on SB 1564. We ask that you download it today and send it to your pastor asking them to speak […]
In the last few months we’ve heard Big Abortion say they want a national discussion on abortion. We both know this profit-driven industry is trying desperately to normalize this injustice.
But do they really want to talk about abortion? Or do they just want to shut down any opposition to their pro-abortion narrative?
Watch our new one-minute video to find out:
Jeanneane Maxon, Vice President of External Affairs and Corporate Counsel for Americans United for Life, appeared on the Mike Huckabee Show to discuss the status of the Kermit Gosnell abortion trial.
The world is welcoming a new pope for the Catholic church, Pope Francis, who was chosen a few weeks ago. Francis is the first pope from outside Europe. He is from Latin America, from the country of Argentina. So the world’s attention is turned to this part of the world. Recently, along with lawyers and law professors in Latin America, Americans United for Life published a ground-breaking report, in English and in Spanish, on pro-life laws in Latin America, “Defending the Human Right to Life in Latin America.” The day after the election of Francis as pope, two leading […]
Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, appeared on NPR’s On Point with Tom Ashbrook to discuss state level moves on abortion.