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Florida Governor’s Veto Approves Taxpayer Funding for Abortion, Denies Women Opportunity to Undergo Ultrasound

Today, Florida Governor (and U.S. Senate candidate) Charlie Crist vetoed House Bill 1143.  The measure would have prohibited an individual or group health insurance policy or health maintenance contract purchased through the state insurance exchange (required under the new federal health care law) from covering…

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11 Jun 2010 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog, health care, Healthcare no comments

Statement on Crist veto of HB 1143

“Governor Crist had the opportunity to stand with the overwhelming majority of Americans across the political spectrum who oppose taxpayer-funded abortion. By vetoing this abortion opt-out legislation, Governor Crist makes it clear that he stands with those who favor taxpayer funding of abortion.” – Matthew…

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11 Jun 2010 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog, health care, Healthcare, Media Alerts no comments

States Continue to ‘Opt-Out’

It’s only been 2.5 months since the health care bill was signed into law, but states are continuing to opt-out of the abortion-mandate in the federal health care law. In Florida, Governor Crist is debating whether to sign a bill addressing health care that contains…

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10 Jun 2010 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog no comments

AUL’s Kagan File: The “Human Cloning” Memo

MEMORANDUM TO: [Undisclosed Parties] FROM: Americans United for Life Legal Team DATE: June 9, 2010 RE: Elena Kagan File:  Advocated Cloning Humans for Research Backgrounder: During the time that Elena Kagan served as a top domestic policy advisor for President Bill Clinton (1997-1999), she played…

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10 Jun 2010 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog, Media Alerts, SCOTUS no comments

Vote in our Kagan poll

Our poll has now closed. Here are the results: My greatest concern about Elena Kagan is: 33% for choice 1: She will be an activist judge – legislating from the bench rather than impartially interpreting the law – like her “judicial hero” Aharon Barak. 25%…

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09 Jun 2010 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog, SCOTUS, Test no comments

Saunders speaks at Summer Catholic Social Thought Institute

William L. Saunders of AUL spoke on “Catholic Social Teaching on Marriage and the Family—Implications for Public Policy” at the annual Summer Catholic Social Thought Institute earlier today. The weeklong Institute, conducted by the Society of Catholic Social Scientists and The Cardinal Newman Society, invites…

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08 Jun 2010 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog no comments

AUL mentioned in USA Today

Rita Rubin of USA Today penned an article in today’s newspaper that discusses ulipristal. From the article (entitled, “FDA panel to mull ‘morning-after pill’ effective 5 days after sex“): Ulipristal and levonorgestrel work by inhibiting ovulation, Fine says. He disputed comments filed with the FDA…

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08 Jun 2010 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog, In the News no comments
 
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