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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...

2011-08-10 05:00:00

NAPA, Calif., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AUL Corp., America's premier vehicle service contract provider, shows its appreciation to the customer who purchased the company's 1 millionth contract by refunding them the amount they paid for the coverage on their 2008 Buick Enclave. President and CEO of AUL, Luis Nieves, personally presented the check to the customer during a ceremony held at the dealership that sold the policy. Also in attendance were the owner of the dealership, the...

2011-07-12 04:00:00

"The weight of the evidence against Planned Parenthood demands a thorough response," said AUL's Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life today renewed the call for a Congressional investigation and released an analysis and point-by-point rebuttal of Planned Parenthood's "Fact-Check" of AUL's recent report. Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President and CEO of AUL, noted that Planned Parenthood's response failed to address the most serious of...

2009-08-14 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has dissolved an injunction against the enforcement of an Ohio law strictly regulating the provision of the dangerous abortion drug, RU-486. Dr. Charmaine Yoest, CEO and President of Americans United for Life, stated, "This is a victory for women's health. Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers have readily admitted that they administer RU-486 in violation of the FDA-approved protocol for the drug....

2009-05-15 08:49:00

WASHINGTON, May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life (AUL) announces today a new legal prospectus on the probable "short list" of President Obama's Supreme Court nominees, and their records on life issues. AUL is the nation's first national pro-life organization and the leading legal and public policy organization in the pro-life movement. The comprehensive, concise document identifies nine probable nominees and highlights cases, past writings, opinions, and...

2009-04-29 14:20:00

CHICAGO, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life (AUL) today filed a friend of the court brief before the Montana Supreme Court on behalf of a bipartisan group of 28 Montana Senators and Representatives, arguing there is no right to assisted suicide under the State's constitution. In December 2008, a state district court ruled that, under the Montana Constitution, individuals have a right to suicide, and a right to assistance in committing suicide. In addition, the...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'