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 25, 2015

The pro-life citizens of Aurora may have their day in court

The pro-life citizens of Aurora, Illinois may have their day in court in an ongoing battle with a Planned Parenthood facility.

Eight years ago, Planned Parenthood began construction of an abortion mega-center in Aurora, moving the permit process under the radar as a business, not the non-profit it actually is.

Peter Breen, special counsel for the Thomas More Society, alleges the facility violated zoning ordinances but City of Aurora officials "side-stepped" the zoning issue.

Breen, Peter (Thomas More Society)When the zoning code declares the area is a commercial district, and the Planned Parenthood operation is a non-profit, "well that clearly doesn't meet the terms of the applicable zoning ordinance," Breen complains.

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