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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...

2012-01-21 20:07:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tens of thousands of pro-life activists massed in front of San Francisco's City Hall and then filled the city's main thoroughfare, walking about two miles down Market Street to the Embarcadero. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120121/DC39644 ) Banging drums, playing guitars and chanting "We are pro-life," the enthusiastic throngs filled Market Street and stopped all traffic for more than a mile. Organizers...

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,...

2012-01-17 13:25:00

Inaugural Gathering of Pro-Life Leaders to Occur in Conjunction with March for Life NAPLES, Fla., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ave Maria School of Law (AMSL) announced details for the first "Law of Life Summit" to be held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 4:00 P.M. The semi-annual event will assemble prominent national leaders and law students to create measurable objectives for overturning Roe v. Wade. "The Law of Life...

2012-01-10 12:53:00

U.S. Fifth Circuit Court Upholds Law Stating Sonograms Must Be Performed 24 Hours Before Abortions AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Liberty Institute announced a major pro-life victory when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit declared constitutional the recently enacted Texas Sonogram Law, also known as HB 15. The Fifth Circuit's decision overturned a controversial ruling by U.S. District Judge Sparks, which enjoined the Texas law...

2011-12-08 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest announced Thursday that former Planned Parenthood clinic director Abby Johnson is joining AUL's premier government affairs team as Senior Policy Advisor. Immediately after coming on board, Johnson headed to Capitol Hill, meeting privately with office holders. "No one understands better than Abby how intertwined abortion policy and government funding have become," said Dr....

Apple Says Siri Is Not Anti-Abortion
2011-12-01 11:59:20

Apple squashed claims on Thursday that its iPhone 4S personal assistant application "Siri" is anti-abortion. Siri performs various voice-activated functions, including finding locations for the user, letting the user know the weather conditions, and sending text messages to contacts. The application failed to locate nearby abortion clinics, and in other cases it suggested pregnancy advice centers as an alternative. Apple denied the claims from bloggers and rights groups that the...

2011-10-14 13:20:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) welcomed passage in the House of the 'Protect Life Act' (H.R. 358). Sponsored by Rep. Joseph Pitts (R-PA) and Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL) and 144 co-sponsors, the Protect Life Act would apply longstanding federal policies on abortion funding, and conscience rights on abortion, to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) passed in 2010....

2011-09-27 14:11:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of apolitical volunteers in Maryland disarmed an anti-choice protest with peaceful response, giving rise to the formation of Voice of Choice as a counter-attack option for victims of protest harassment. Voice of Choice began when a group of anti-abortion protesters attempted to pressure Todd Stave, a Maryland entrepreneur who owns a building leased by a women's health center where abortions are performed. "They showed up...

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...