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2014-03-31 12:29:42

DENVER, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following letter is being issued by Personhood USA: National Right to Life, What does it mean to be pro-life? Is it about protecting every innocent human being or about getting good marks on the NRLC scorecard? I was shocked when I read your decision to revoke affiliation with Georgia Right to Life. It reminded me of a moment last summer, when you wrote a letter to Congress, threatening to censure pro-life legislators who voted...

2014-03-27 20:21:44

"An all-woman panel of judges understood that common-sense limits on abortion are both legal and desirable for protecting women from abortion industry abuses," said AUL's Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest applauded a decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in which a Texas regulation of chemical abortion drugs and requirements for hospital admitting privileges were upheld,...

2014-02-17 23:00:12

‘No One Could Know’ recounts Gray’s abortion and how God helped her heal (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 SHENANDOAH, Iowa –January of 2014 marked the 41st anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, which legalized abortion in the United States. Abortion remains a hot button issue, but more and more women are opening up about their experiences. In her new memoir “No One Could Know” (published by WestBow Press), author Kristan Gray reaches out to other post-abortive women through...

2014-01-15 20:21:40

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the House Judiciary Committee approved by a 22 to 12 vote H.R. 7, the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act," authored by U.S. Reps. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) and Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.). This bipartisan bill would permanently prohibit taxpayer dollars from being used to pay for abortions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Family Research Council Director for the Center for Human Dignity Arina Grossu...

2013-10-28 20:24:46

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council expressed serious concerns following a federal judge's decision to partially block a new Texas law that raises health standards for abortion clinics and restricts abortion in most cases to the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Anna Higgins, director of the Center for Human Dignity at the Family Research Council, released the following statement:...

2013-10-22 12:30:04

BRUSSELS, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The European Parliament voted down a report defining abortion as a "human right" today, in accordance with the popular groundswell of pro-life sentiment in Europe. The vote comes after the "One of Us" campaign, endorsed by Personhood USA and the Vatican, announced it has collected more than 1,400,000 signatures within the European Union to recognize the personhood of unborn children. The draft report considered by the European...

2013-08-26 12:24:46

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BuzzFeed has added a disclaimer to the now-viral Personhood USA post, "8 Outrageous Things Planned Parenthood was Caught Doing" posted Wednesday. The new disclaimer, which Personhood USA researchers cannot find on any other BuzzFeed posts, states, "Community posts are made by members of the community, and are not vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed." On the flip side of the argument, BuzzFeed staff have posted several pro-choice...

2013-07-16 20:21:35

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Dakota Judge Wickham Corwin struck down two abortion regulations Monday, which prohibited medical abortion and required abortion facilities to have hospital-admitting privileges. Personhood USA says the sweeping ruling could affect all pro-life legislation and that only the personhood amendment will guarantee legal rights for the preborn. Ruling in favor of the state's lone abortion clinic and the Center for Reproductive...

2013-07-02 12:29:57

"Since the trial of 'house of horrors' Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell, the nation has focused on what all too often takes place behind the closed doors of abortion clinics across America," said Dr. Yoest. "The time is now to save lives and protect women from an unregulated, unmonitored, and unaccountable abortion industry." WASHINGTON, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life President and CEO, Dr. Charmaine Yoest, praised Texas Governor Rick...

2013-06-18 20:21:31

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) praised the passage of U.S. Rep. Trent Franks' (R-AZ) Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 1797) on the House floor today. Despite President Obama's veto threat, FRC calls on the Senate to pass legislation to stop the inhumane painful abortion of unborn children 20 weeks and older. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) FRC President Tony Perkins said of the vote: "I applaud...