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Americans United for Life Calls for Criminal Penalties to be Added to National Born-Alive Infant Protection Act, in Light of Horrific Planned Parenthood Videos

“As the Wall Street Journal first reported, ‘Dueling Assessments of Planned Parenthood Videos’ shows that pressing questions must be investigated by Congress, as half-a-billion taxpayer dollars go to the nation’s number one abortionist federation each year,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (09-01-15) — “Today’s video from the Center for Medical Progress again illustrates Planned Parenthood’s decade-long track record of trafficking in infant body parts and demands a strong legislative response. The video today indicates that babies have possibly been born alive during abortions, facing a horrific fate. Americans United for Life is calling on Congress to add criminal […]

AUL Attorneys Detail Possible Violations of Federal Laws for Congressional Committees and Leadership Investigating Planned Parenthood, Calls for Congressional Hearings

“The shocking undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood abortionists and associates sipping wine while discussing money to be made from infant bodies, butchered and sold for parts, may represent broad-based corporate corruption coordinated at the national level,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (08-27-15) — Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest today sent a letter and detailed legal response to multiple committees and top legal authorities in Congress, now currently investigating the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), following release of videos indicating PPFA’s involvement in lucrative. infant body parts trafficking. “Given the fact that half-a-billion […]

AUL Supports Conscience Rights of Catholic Nuns; Files 28th Brief Against Obamacare’s Draconian Anti-Life Mandates

“When the government goes to court – multiple times – to punish nuns who do not want to purchase life-ending drugs and devices, you know that the system is broken,” said AUL President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (08-26-15) — Americans United for Life’s legal team filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief this week in Little Sisters of the Poor v. Burwell, now before the Supreme Court on a petition for certiorari, demonstrating the coercive, unconstitutional effects of Obamacare’s “HHS Mandate,” which forces non-profit religious employers to facilitate coverage for life-ending drugs and devices against […]

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Americans United for Life Calls for Criminal Penalties to be Added to National Born-Alive Infant Protection Act, in Light of Horrific Planned Parenthood Videos

“As the Wall Street Journal first reported, ‘Dueling Assessments of Planned Parenthood Videos’ shows that pressing questions must be investigated by Congress, as half-a-billion taxpayer dollars go to the nation’s number one abortionist federation each year,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (09-01-15) — “Today’s video from the Center for Medical Progress again illustrates Planned Parenthood’s decade-long track record of trafficking in infant body parts and demands a strong legislative response. The video today indicates that babies have possibly been born alive during abortions, facing a horrific fate. Americans United for Life is calling on Congress to add criminal […]

AUL Attorneys Detail Possible Violations of Federal Laws for Congressional Committees and Leadership Investigating Planned Parenthood, Calls for Congressional Hearings

“The shocking undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood abortionists and associates sipping wine while discussing money to be made from infant bodies, butchered and sold for parts, may represent broad-based corporate corruption coordinated at the national level,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (08-27-15) — Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest today sent a letter and detailed legal response to multiple committees and top legal authorities in Congress, now currently investigating the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), following release of videos indicating PPFA’s involvement in lucrative. infant body parts trafficking. “Given the fact that half-a-billion […]

AUL Supports Conscience Rights of Catholic Nuns; Files 28th Brief Against Obamacare’s Draconian Anti-Life Mandates

“When the government goes to court – multiple times – to punish nuns who do not want to purchase life-ending drugs and devices, you know that the system is broken,” said AUL President & CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (08-26-15) — Americans United for Life’s legal team filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief this week in Little Sisters of the Poor v. Burwell, now before the Supreme Court on a petition for certiorari, demonstrating the coercive, unconstitutional effects of Obamacare’s “HHS Mandate,” which forces non-profit religious employers to facilitate coverage for life-ending drugs and devices against […]

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Video: How We Know We’re Winning

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:

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Listen: Dr. Charmaine Yoest on NPR to Discuss #PPSellsBabyParts Scandal

On August 11, 2015, Tom Ashbrook welcomed Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President and CEO of Americans United for Life, pro-abortion writer Katha Pollitt, and Julie Rovner, senior health correspondent for Kaiser Health News onto his show to discuss the undercover videos from The Center for Medical Progress exposing Planned Parenthood’s sale of aborted baby parts.

AUDIO: Jeanneane Maxon on the Mike Huckabee Show

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.

Law, Life, Latin America, and Pope Francis

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 […]

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