Pro-Life Lawsuit against the state of Illinois Dismissed

UPDATE: Pro-Life Lawsuit against the State of Illinois Dismissal Appealed

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 24, 2015

Prolife attorney warns Illinois of federal funding loss if "right of conscience" bill becomes law

Illinois could endanger federal health care funding if a pending "right of conscience" bill a state law, a prolife attorney told the Republican Assembly of Lake County last week at their monthly meeting.

Dan McConchie of Americans United for Life spoke Thursday, June 18 meeting of the Republican Assembly of Lake County regarding Illinois SB 1564. As amended by Senate Amendment 3 the law would would weaken the conscience protections afforded to healthcare providers. The bill passed in the Senate with two Republican votes. It has not passed in the House yet.

The attack on the freedom of conscience advances a radical ideology and fails to meet any demonstrated need. The refusal of service stories are manufactured by Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers to advance their agenda.

Click here for the originating article from Illinois Review.