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2010-02-04 15:30:00

AUL Files Brief in 9th Circuit Affirming State's Interest in Protecting Women WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorneys with Americans United for Life filed a brief in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals arguing that Arizona's 2009 informed consent law is a constitutionally-appropriate expression of the state's legitimate interest in safeguarding the health of women considering abortions. "Abortion providers in Arizona are making it clear that they aren't protecting women's...

2010-01-21 18:18:00

Poll finds 56% of all Americans and 58% of those 18-29 years old say abortion 'morally wrong' NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of the 37th anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision in Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion throughout the United States, a new survey shows a strong majority of Americans believe abortion to be "morally wrong." "Millennials" (those 18-29) consider abortion to be "morally wrong" even more (58%) than Baby Boomers (those 45-64)...

2010-01-19 13:50:00

11 A.M. Justin Herman Plaza Market Street and the Ferry Building SAN FRANCISCO www.walkforlifewc.com Speakers and organizers are available for interviews in advance. SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A woman who walked away from her job as a clinic director at Planned Parenthood clinic and a UCLA student who leads a group intent on exposing abuses in the abortion industry will speak at the 6th Annual Walk for Life West Coast Saturday, January 23rd in San Francisco....

2010-01-18 17:02:00

Perkins Warns Houston "Abortion Super Center" Will Be Prototype Under President Obama's Health Care Plan HOUSTON, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An estimated 10,000 people converged on Houston, Texas today for a pro-life prayer rally and march across from the nation's largest abortion facility. Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, joined Lou Engle of The Call to Conscience in Houston today to rally pro-life Americans from across the country. Several Hispanic and...

2010-01-15 11:07:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, January 22nd at 8:30 a.m., Family Research Council, located at 801 G Street, NW, will host Blogs for Life, the fifth annual conference of pro-life bloggers and online social media activists. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) The conference will feature prominent pro-life leaders including Tony Perkins, Jill Stanek, Marjorie Dannenfelser and Dr. Charmaine Yoest all speaking with bloggers live from...

2009-12-24 06:29:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Americans don't want taxpayer funding for abortions and are opposed to a first-ever, mandatory abortion tax. Knowing this, the bill's proponents have rushed it through the Senate at a time when Americans are focused on celebrating Christmas with their families." - Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President of Americans United for Life Action For more information:...

2009-12-22 18:08:00

AUL Legal Team Documents Reveal Details on Mandatory Abortion Tax WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At 4:45 pm today on the floor of the United States Senate, Senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska made the following statement: "...even though they [pro-life advocates] cannot constructively point out how it doesn't prohibit the use of federal funds or wall off those funds or keep them totally segregated. They just didn't like the language..." As a result of this statement, Dr....

2009-12-22 15:23:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Americans United for Life (AUL) filed an amicus brief in the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, detailing the links between abortion and the increased risk of depression and suicide. The brief seeks to overturn a lower court's decision that abortion providers in South Dakota are not required to inform women of these risks. "Abortion is not a safe choice for women," noted Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President of AUL, "and the mounting evidence of...

2009-12-22 15:11:00

AUL Attorneys File Supreme Court Brief in "Bubble Zone" Case WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Americans United for Life (AUL) filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court urging the Court to hear a challenge to, and ultimately strike down, a 2007 Massachusetts law criminalizing the peaceful exercise of First Amendment rights outside abortion clinics. "This law is an affront to the basic, fundamental right to free speech," said Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President of...

2009-12-21 00:20:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "60 U.S. Senators just made history by voting to move forward with a bill that imposes a first-ever mandatory abortion tax on the American people. Majority Leader Reid held this vote in the middle of the night because he knows that the vast majority of Americans don't want this new tax and don't want tax dollars bankrolling insurance plans that cover abortion. A 'yes' vote is a solid 'yes' to the expansion of federal funding for abortion. We...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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