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Federal Legislation Watch Update

Congress is taking a break for the month of August. Upon their return in September, a major piece of legislation containing a provision that would provide federal resources for abortion is expected to receive consideration by the full Senate. Conversely, two pieces of legislation have…

06 Aug 2010 Posted by Mary Harned in Blog no comments

AUL Urges the FDA Not to Approve the Drug Ella

A member of the ella Causes Abortion Coalition, Americans United for Life co-signed a letter that was sent yesterday to the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asking the administration not to approve the new drug, ella. Ella is being marketed as an…

29 Jul 2010 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog no comments

Congressional Research Service: Taxpayer Funding of Abortion Permitted under Health Care Reform Law

On July 23, 2010, the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service (CRS) released a memorandum addressing whether the new health care reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), prohibits states from using federal funds for abortions in new pre-existing condition insurance plans (high   risk…

28 Jul 2010 Posted by Mary Harned in Blog, health care, Healthcare no comments

AUL’s Bench Briefs, 7/28/2010

AUL’s weekly Bench Briefs newsletter for 7/14/2010 is below. To sign up to receive this newsletter weekly, click here Wednesday, July 28, 2010 This Week’s Feature Dozens of Groups Join Call for Kagan Probe More than 30 respected national and state organizations representing concerned citizens…

28 Jul 2010 Posted by Americans United for Life in AUL, Blog no comments

AUL Opposes Pro-Abortion Proposed Constitution in Kenya

Americans United for Life has joined with pro-life leaders around the world to oppose passage of the pro-abortion proposed constitution in Kenya. On August 4, 2010, Kenyans will vote on a proposed constitution through a national referendum.  The constitution would change Kenyan law from one…

22 Jul 2010 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog no comments

Planned Parenthood Targets AUL Brief

Yesterday, the Clerk’s Office of the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals declined to act on a motion filed by Planned Parenthood to strike a brief filed by AUL in Planned Parenthood v. Rounds, a case challenging South Dakota’s informed consent requirements for abortion. AUL’s brief…

20 Jul 2010 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog no comments

AUL responds to Media Matters on Kagan and ACOG

Media Matters suggests that no discrepancies exist between Elena Kagan’s involvement with the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists’ (ACOG) statement on “partial-birth abortion” during her time in the Clinton White House and Kagan’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee last month.  The following addresses…

20 Jul 2010 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog, SCOTUS no comments
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