AUL President & CEO cited in HHS’ new “Protect Life Rule”
Wed, 23 May 2018 14:33:25 +0000
Americans United for Life applauds the issuance tonight by the federal Department of Health and Human Services of its promised rule to restore Title X family planning program integrity by “requiring clear financial and physical separation between Title X funded projects and programs or facilities where abortion is a method of family planning.” This rule […]
AUL applauds Trump Administration’s “Protect Life Rule”
Fri, 18 May 2018 18:15:40 +0000
Americans United for Life applauds Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and the Trump Administration for reinstating Reagan-era family planning funding regulations that direct taxpayer funds to Title X locations that do not perform or refer for abortions. These regulations were upheld by the Supreme Court in Rust v. Sullivan in 1991, and merely […]
AUL disappointed by Minnesota Governor Dayton’s veto of Ultrasound Bill
Thu, 17 May 2018 20:35:23 +0000
Americans United for Life is disappointed that Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed a bill (S.F 2849) that would have afforded Minnesota women the right to see an ultrasound of their unborn child prior to an abortion if they request to. The bill, on which AUL President & CEO Catherine Glenn Foster testified, would have helped to ensure that women […]
Celebrating National Foster Care Day
Wed, 02 May 2018 14:30:38 +0000
By Deanna Wallace, Director of Legal Communications Today is my favorite day of the year: National Foster Care Day! You see, I was born into poverty to a teenaged mother and spent the first five years of my life in the Louisiana foster care system. Despite this rocky start, my life story is still one of hope. My siblings and I […]
Planned Parenthood goes to court to avoid reporting abortion complications
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 23:45:03 +0000
Americans United for Life is unsurprised that Planned Parenthood has gone to court to challenge a new Indiana law requiring the reporting of abortion-related complications. The abortion industry has long relied on the lack of comprehensive reporting requirements to bolster their dubious claim that abortion is safe, and laws like this risk exposing the truth […]
Kyle Duncan Confirmed as Fifth Circuit Justice
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 23:46:55 +0000
“The Senate made the right decision this evening in confirming Kyle Duncan to serve on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. As a Louisiana native and attorney, I have been fortunate enough to see Kyle in action in the courtroom on numerous occasions. Kyle’s decades of experience, his respect for the Constitution, and his scholarly […]
Americans United for Life Urges Supreme Court to Protect States’ Rights
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:48:26 +0000
 Americans United for Life (AUL) filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court today supporting the State of Kansas in Andersen v. Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri. The petition filed by Kansas asks the Court to review and reverse a Tenth Circuit decision that held States do not have the power to exclude elective abortion […]
AUL at CPAC 2018!
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 20:03:19 +0000
The AUL team had an amazing time connecting with so many passionate pro-life students, activists, candidates, and legislators from around the country at CPAC over the weekend. It was so encouraging to see how many attendees are serious about defending life. I wanted to share with you my favorite part of the event- getting to see AUL’s President […]
“Billboards and Goose Sauce: The Supreme Court Considers the First Amendment and Pregnancy Help Center Rights of Conscience”
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:58:38 +0000
Although I’ve been in the Supreme Court courtroom many times over the years, Tuesday’s oral argument in NIFLA v. Becerra, the pregnancy center forced speech case, was memorable for several reasons besides the miserable first-day-of-spring weather. (Our CEO Catherine Glenn Foster’s op-ed explaining the case and its importance to the critical life-giving work of pregnancy care […]
Pregnancy Care Centers are winning in the states
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:56:07 +0000
Deanna Wallace, Director of Legal Communications In recent weeks the Supreme Court’s oral arguments on NIFLA v. Becerra have drawn media attention to Pregnancy Care Centers (PCC) across the nation, and to their commitment to caring for pregnant women in need. While the court case is obviously in the spotlight right now, big things are also afoot in the legislative sphere.  On March 20th, while my AUL colleagues were braving ice and sleet in […]