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.

August 31, 2015

March for Life wins exemption from Obamacare contraceptive mandate

The March for Life has won a permanent injunction barring enforcement of the “Obamacare” contraceptive mandate.

A federal court rules on August 31 that the March for Life, the group that organizes the annual pro-life demonstration in Washington each January, should be granted the same exemption from the mandate that has been applied to religious organizations. Although the March for Life is not a religious group, the court reasoned:

If the purpose of the religious employer exemption is, as HHS states, to respect the anti-abortifacient tenets of an employment relationship, then it makes no rational sense-indeed, no sense whatsoever to deny March for Life that same respect.

Click here for the originating article from Catholic World News.