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.

May 5, 2016

Congressman: Abortion is not healthcare

In 2010, the Association told Congress that federally qualified centers don't provide abortions to their patients. Because of this, lawmakers wanting to take funds away from Planned Parenthood were directing people to local health clinics. Either things have changed - or someone wasn't telling the truth.

"We learned that some health center clinics in New York have been performing abortions," Pennsylvania Congressman Joe Pitts recently told Congress. "The National Association of Community Health Centers has egregiously violated our trust."

The Republican representative went on to say that the fact that abortions are performed at these federally funded community health center clinics is astonishing. That's because of the Weldon Amendment, which specifically forbids the use of federal tax dollars for abortions.

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