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 23, 2015

'Selfie' with contraceptives for extra credit?

A geometry teacher in Alameda, California, has been suspended after suggesting that students who wanted to boost their grades look for their parents' contraceptives and take "selfies" with them. While Encinal High School officials are dismissing the assignment as a joke, at least one student took teacher Wing-Wah Leung seriously. That student's selfie was shown as an example in class.

Valerie Huber, executive director of the National Abstinence Education Association, says even if it was a prank, it's something parents need to be wary of.

"... It's sending a disturbing message to teens, to youths that any kind of sexual experimentation, discussion, and encroaching on privacy, even of parents, is a green light," says Huber. "And that's certainly not the message that our schools and our teachers should be communicating."

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