Friday, August 24, 2012
Americans United for Life Targets Reproductive Rights One State at a Time
Mother Jones: Wham, Bam, Sonogram! Meet the Ladies Setting the New Pro-Life Agenda, by Kate Sheppard:
From transvaginal ultrasounds to attacks on Planned Parenthood, Americans United for Life is targeting reproductive rights one state at a time.
"We're having a party," Charmaine Yoest tells me when I arrive for a lunch meeting at her office on a sweltering summer day in Washington, DC. I'd expected a one-on-one interview with the charismatic president and CEO of Americans United for Life, the legal arm of the pro-life movement, but she's brought along four other women: AUL's vice president of external affairs, two staff attorneys, and her 19-year-old daughter, Hannah. . . .