Pro-Life Lawsuit against the state of Illinois Dismissed

UPDATE: Pro-Life Lawsuit against the State of Illinois Dismissal Appealed
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On November 30, 2017, the Thomas More Society filed a taxpayer lawsuit against State of Illinois officials in a counter attack against House Bill 40, which requires public funding of tens of thousands of elective abortions. The taxpayer lawsuit, filed in the Sangamon County Circuit Court, is brought on behalf of hundreds of thousands of Illinois taxpayers, represented by county and statewide pro-life organizations including the Illinois Federation for Right to Life and it's many affiliates was dismissed by Associate Circuit Judge Jennifer Ascher. A notice of appeal was entered on January 2nd, in the 4th Appelate Court.

June 30, 2015

ObamaCare issue still on the table

On Thursday, the high court upheld the nationwide tax subsidies in the Affordable Care Act. But the justices didn't address the subsidy in insurance exchanges for elective abortions.

"The Government Accounting Office [GAO] said that there are more than 1,000 federally subsidized exchange plans that cover elective abortions," explains Carol Tobias, president of the National Right to Life Committee. "So if a woman decides she wants the abortion, the insurance plan covered by federal subsidies will pay for that abortion."

That would appear to violate the Hyde Amendment, which bars use of federal money for abortions with limited exceptions.

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