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.

July 10, 2015

Competing abortion bills on Capitol Hill

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are waging a political war on a current law, the Hyde Amendment, that bans use of tax dollars for abortion.

But Mary Harned, staff counsel for Americans United for Life, warns that pro-abortion lawmakers are introducing a bill to prohibit the Hyde Amendment.

"The bill would permit federal Medicaid dollars to be used to pay for abortions for women on public assistance," Harned tells OneNewsNow.

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