Pro-Life Lawsuit against the state of Illinois

Pro-Life Lawsuit against the State of Illinois

NO HB40
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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March 2, 2016

Saving All Our American Idols

The farewell season of “American Idol” marks the end of an era. A generation of unknown talents from across the country have graced the AI stage, eventually becoming household names like Carrie Underwood, Chris Daughtry, and Jennifer Hudson.

Recently, the original idol, Kelly Clarkson, gave an emotional performance in which she brought the audience, and herself, to tears singing her hit, “Piece by Piece.” She said she wrote it when she was pregnant with her first child, talking about the father who had abandoned her when she herself was a little girl.

So often, a woman who walks into an abortion facility feels abandoned–abandoned by a boyfriend, a mother, a father. It is no coincidence that a poll once found that 80 percent of women who have had abortions said they would have continued their pregnancies and given birth had just one person supported them–just one person.



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