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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,...

2014-01-17 12:25:10

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As you line up interviews and segments for Life News this month, Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest, along with other members of AUL's legal and political team, are the right choice for analysis and insight into the most current trends related to abortion's 40-plus year legacy and impact. Today in Rolling Stone, AUL and Dr. Yoest were featured in an in-depth story on the legislative strategy that is...

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...

2014-01-14 08:28:24

"Real pro-life momentum is reshaping the country as legislators craft protections for both mother and child, the victims of an avaricious abortion industry," notes AUL's Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Americans United for Life released its 2014 Life List ranking the 50 states based on how well they protect life in law, announcing that Louisiana tops the list for the 5(th) year in a row, followed by Oklahoma, Arkansas, Arizona, Pennsylvania,...

2013-11-01 00:20:37

"Asking abortionists to follow the laws created for out-patient medical facilities is a low bar for an invasive medical procedure that can have life-threatening complications," noted Dr. Yoest. WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest applauded a ruling of the Fifth Circuit Court that stayed a decision by District Judge Lee Yeakel that blocked a Texas law requiring that physicians performing abortions...

2013-09-24 16:23:37

AUL Attorney Clarke Forsythe's new book Abuse of Discretion published today opens the papers of Roe's Supreme Court Justices to explain today's headlines. WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life Senior Counsel, Clarke Forsythe, one of the nation's leading legal experts on abortion in American jurisprudence, details how the legal foundation in the United States Supreme Court decisions in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton is crumbling under the...

2013-09-17 08:30:50

"You could call Obamacare the 'Abortionist Full-Employment Act' as it provides multiple new income streams, and even new government jobs, for an industry whose primary product is harming women and ending unborn life," said AUL's Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The anti-life policies of Obamacare intertwined throughout healthcare at the personal, business, state and federal levels make it nearly impossible for an increasingly pro-life American...

2013-07-13 12:20:13

"It is a national disgrace that 'house of horrors' clinics like Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell have been allowed to maim and kill women," said AUL's Dr. Charmaine Yoest. "Texas' common-sense regulation of Big Abortion has broad public support for good reason: Abortion providers should not be permitted to keep profits high by gutting the safety standards other facilities follow." WASHINGTON, July 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life President and CEO,...

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...

2013-06-04 08:28:10

"Governor Cuomo's abortion bill would irresponsibly empower abortionists to victimize women and girls," said AUL Action's Dr. Charmaine Yoest. "His bill allows vulnerable women to be at the mercy of a renegade abortion industry more concerned with the health of its financial bottom-line than the health and safety of the women and girls it claims to serve." WASHINGTON, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the fact that New York has the highest percentage of pregnancies...