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2014-02-17 23:00:12

‘No One Could Know’ recounts Gray’s abortion and how God helped her heal (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 SHENANDOAH, Iowa –January of 2014 marked the 41st anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, which legalized abortion in the United States. Abortion remains a hot button issue, but more and more women are opening up about their experiences. In her new memoir “No One Could Know” (published by WestBow Press), author Kristan Gray reaches out to other post-abortive women through...

2014-01-15 16:23:45

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation prepares to commemorate the 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized elective abortion on demand, Family Research Council held a lecture and discussion on two key aspects of the continuing battle for life at its Washington, D.C. headquarters. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) The Marriage and Religion Research Institute (MARRI), a project of the Family...

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,...

2013-09-24 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...

2013-07-16 20:21:35

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Dakota Judge Wickham Corwin struck down two abortion regulations Monday, which prohibited medical abortion and required abortion facilities to have hospital-admitting privileges. Personhood USA says the sweeping ruling could affect all pro-life legislation and that only the personhood amendment will guarantee legal rights for the preborn. Ruling in favor of the state's lone abortion clinic and the Center for Reproductive...

2013-06-18 20:21:31

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) praised the passage of U.S. Rep. Trent Franks' (R-AZ) Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 1797) on the House floor today. Despite President Obama's veto threat, FRC calls on the Senate to pass legislation to stop the inhumane painful abortion of unborn children 20 weeks and older. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) FRC President Tony Perkins said of the vote: "I applaud...

2013-06-17 16:24:23

ALBANY, N.Y., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor Andrew Cuomo's push to pass new abortion legislation raised the ire of Jewish community activists in New York City. Community Guardians Group, a social-issues grassroots team that helped deliver the upset victories of Republicans Bob Turner in Anthony Weiner's former district and David Storobin in the heart of Democratic Brooklyn, rejected Governor Cuomo's abortion bill as a real danger to women masquerading as women's rights. The...

2013-03-01 16:24:59

Halligan "is unqualified to sit on such a prestigious court because of her conduct in office, using her position in state government to advance radical, pro-abortion legal theories against the constitutional rights of pro-life citizens," said AULA's Dr. Yoest. WASHINGTON, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life Action President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest called for the U.S. Senate to vote no on cloture on the nomination of Caitlin Halligan to the U.S. Court...

2013-02-21 16:25:27

"Our model legislation is specifically tailored to confront the current trends in Big Abortion's overreach," said AUL's Dr. Charmaine Yoest. "The scandalous behavior of this destructive industry must be confronted, and the eighth edition of Defending Life equips legislators to do just that." WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on a proven track record of legislative successes, Americans United for Life released the eighth edition of Defending Life, with the...

2013-01-24 12:27:21

At AUL Legal Symposium, Experts Weigh in on the Future of Roe in America WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a prestigious legal symposium at the National Press Club sponsored by Americans United for Life, AUL President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest addressed media, lawmakers and legal guests during an event titled: The Future of Roe: Women, Health and Law in the Obama Era, and noted that the pro-life movement has successfully bypassed the gridlock of Washington, D.C....