Americans United for Life
New York State Assembly Advances Detrimental Reproductive Health Act
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:29:26 +0000
Americans United for Life released the following statement in light of the New York State Assembly’s Committee on Health to advance detrimental legislation: Americans United for Life is deeply disappointed that the New York State Assembly-Committee on Health has passed A. 21, the “Reproductive Health Act.” Contrary to its title, this bill is sure to […]
Americans Support Abortion Bans After The First Trimester
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:19:10 +0000
Liz Wolfe writes on a new Marist poll “released this morning shows that Americans’ attitudes on abortion are nowhere near as extreme as radical pro-choicers make them out to be:” For the last 11 years, the Marist Institute for Public Opinion, which is supported by the Knights of Columbus, has tracked public opinion on abortion […]
Americans United for Life Champions Life Affirming Law and Policy with ‘Defending Life’ and ‘Life List’
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 19:17:35 +0000
Today, just over a week before the March for Life, Americans United for Life (AUL), America’s first and largest pro-life legal organization, released the 14th-annual edition of its flagship publication, Defending Life, known as “America’s Playbook for Life.” The guide shows that 2018 was another year of vigorous and successful policy engagement with landmark victories […]
‘Our core mission is providing, protecting and expanding access to abortion’
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 03:25:03 +0000
Leana Wen, President of Planned Parenthood, confirms what anyone who has been paying attention has long known: abortion is Planned Parenthood’s “core” purpose: This admission came in response to BuzzFeedNews’s profile of Planned Parenthood and its new president. “The last thing I would want is people to get the impression that we are backing off […]
AUL submits comment in support of proposed HHS rule increasing transparency and accountability of insurance funds used for abortion
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 21:56:13 +0000
Today, Americans United for Life submitted a Comment in support of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ proposed rule clarifying that insurance funds used to pay for abortions under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) must be kept separate from other funds. Consistent with the Hyde Amendment, the PPACA restricts the […]
What Happened on the First Day of the 116th Congress, and Why It Matters
Fri, 04 Jan 2019 18:02:24 +0000
Last night, the first night of the new Congress, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi fired her initial salvo against pro-life policy. The House voted on H.R. 21, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019, to provide funding for the numerous government departments that are currently closed because of the partial government shutdown. But imbedded in that […]
Catherine Glenn Foster responds to ‘Shout Your Abortion’ activists
Fri, 04 Jan 2019 16:10:24 +0000
Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, appeared on EWTN News Nightly with Lauren Ashburn to speak on the short film “Kids Meet Someone Who’s Had an Abortion“: Catherine Glenn Foster also appeared on The Larry O’Connor Show on WMAL in Washington, DC to speak on the impact of “Shout Your […]
Leana Wen opens her Planned Parenthood tenure with five false talking points
Wed, 02 Jan 2019 16:36:11 +0000
Leana Wen formally took the reins as president of Planned Parenthood on Nov. 12, but she has basked in the national spotlight from an affectionate media for months — ever since America’s largest abortion business announced that it had hired the motivated young Baltimore physician as its public face and fundraiser in chief.  On her […]
Celebrating the Top Ten Victories for Life in 2018
Thu, 27 Dec 2018 15:07:48 +0000
As a new year approaches, Americans United for Life looks back on some of the top victories in the cause for life of the past year: States pass 45 new pro-life laws. This year there were a total of 45 pro-life laws passed by states, including laws defunding abortion providers, improving abortion reporting, and prohibiting abortion on the basis […]
Americans United for Life Wishes You a Merry Christmas and Happiest of Holidays
Fri, 21 Dec 2018 16:29:45 +0000
Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, wishes you a very Merry Christmas and the happiest of holidays. Together, let’s make the new year a turning point in the cause for life.