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.

March 1, 2016

No exaggeration: next Supreme Court appointment could “reshape American life”

If by chance you missed “The Supreme Court: What’s at Stake in this Presidential Election?,” by all means take a few minutes out and read the speech given yesterday on the Senate floor by Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Once you have, the impact that electing a pro-abortion president in 2016 would have will become real in a sense that previously you may have not have appreciated.

Sen. Grassley referenced a very, very important article written by Adam Liptak for the New York Times: “Supreme Court Appointment Could Reshape American Life.”

The headline is no exaggeration.

The immediate context is President Obama’s attempt to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia with a justice more to his liking–more like Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan–before his second term ends. But the larger context is the possibility that the next President could easily nominate three or even four justices.

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