Pro-Life Lawsuit against the state of Illinois

Pro-Life Lawsuit against the State of Illinois

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.
HB 40 would force every Illinoisan to pay for free abortions for those on Medicaid and state employee health insurance. This would apply through the full nine months of pregnancy and for any reason, even when the latest scientific research has shown that the unborn child can feel pain and survive outside the womb.

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October 12, 2015

Pro-lifers push filibuster-proof plan in Senate

More than 35 pro-life organizations signed a letter to Congress calling for pro-lifers on Capitol Hill to try again to defund Planned Parenthood after a Democrat-led filibuster killed an earlier bill.

Marilyn Musgrave of Susan B. Anthony List explains the U.S. Senate can use a process known as "reconciliation," which allows a simple majority of votes, 51, to skirt around a filibuster.

Citing the filibuster and a lack of 60 pro-life senators,  Musgrave explains, "we can avoid that and just have a simple majority to pass something, and get it on the desk of the President, if you're successful."

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