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2012-05-02 06:23:55

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Missouri House of Representatives passed a resolution on Wednesday honoring Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest for her "key leadership across the nation in helping to enact life-saving laws at both the beginning and the end of life." The Missouri House approved the resolution for Dr. Yoest, sponsored by House Speaker Steven Tilley, Speaker Pro Tem Shane Schoeller, and Majority Floor Leader Timothy...

2012-02-23 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest announced the pre-release of AUL's package of strategic, legislative initiatives designed to form the "frontlines of pro-life advances, continuing the momentum of 2011." AUL serves the community of pro-life lawmakers through the annual release of Defending Life, a guidebook of model legislation, the 7th edition of which will be released in March. For the first time,...

2012-02-13 17:26:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life joined forces with other pro-life legal organizations to file the leading pro-life amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Obama Administration's healthcare law, violates the Constitution by forcing Americans to pay for abortion. AUL President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest stated, "President Obama's healthcare overhaul includes an 'abortion premium...

2012-02-13 12:58:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life joined forces with other pro-life legal organizations to file the leading pro-life amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Obama Administration's healthcare law, violates the Constitution by forcing Americans to pay for abortion. AUL President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest stated, "President Obama's healthcare overhaul includes an 'abortion premium...

2012-01-19 04:00:00

And AUL prepares for 39th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Events with AUL's Dr. Charmaine Yoest and Abby Johnson together during the March for Life. WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life released its seventh annual "Life List" - a ranking of all 50 states based on the way each deals with a comprehensive list of life issues - from abortion to euthanasia. For the second time in three years, Louisiana tops the list, followed closely by Oklahoma,...

2011-10-13 12:04:00

"Money is fungible," says AULA's Dr. Yoest. "Taxpayers should not be involuntary donors to the abortion industry and health care workers' conscience rights must be protected." WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life Action President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest called on members of the U.S. House today and eventually the U.S. Senate to pass the Protect Life Act -- a bill that addresses anti-life and anti-conscience threats in the Affordable Care Act...

2011-09-29 12:12:00

"Representatives Henry Waxman and Diana DeGette should put aside their partisan rancor to engage in a thoughtful examination of whether Planned Parenthood is properly using federal dollars," said AUL's Dr. Charmaine Yoest WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest called the efforts of Representatives Henry Waxman and Diana DeGette to end the investigation of Planned Parenthood's use of millions in taxpayer funding...

2011-09-28 14:04:00

"Cecile Richards should give an accounting of the millions in taxpayer dollars given to the abortion mega-provider," said AUL's Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest noted that Planned Parenthood's response to news of a Congressional investigation into its institutional practices and policies and to require an accounting of the more than $360 million it receives in taxpayer funding each...

2011-09-28 04:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AUL President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest announced Wednesday that former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hewlett-Packard Carly Fiorina will give the keynote address during AUL's 40th Anniversary Gala at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 2. Incorporated in 1971, before the infamous Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, AUL will mark the accomplishments of four decades serving as the nation's premier pro-life legal team and...

2011-08-01 13:22:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans will pay for abortion-inducing drugs and will find their conscience rights trampled by the new Obama Administration guidelines for health care coverage adopted today, said Americans United for Life Action President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest. As part of the health care reform process, AULA's attorneys testified about the guidelines during hearings held by the Institute of Medicine. However, among the groups chosen to...