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.

November 11, 2016

Euthanasia could get a major shot in the arm

At issue is a proposal for the national doctor group to move to a neutral position on Euthanasia – often called physician-assisted suicide or “mercy killing.” This neutral position is what pro-death forces are striving for, believing that it will open the door for physicians to help kill their patients.

Association of Pro-Life Physicians President Dr. Patrick Johnston told OneNewsNow, “The issue here is not what the Left – the pro-death forces – are making it out to be,” Johnston argues. “I want people to be comfortable – and at the end of life, as well. The issue is prescribing a poison to intentionally kill patients versus providing compassionate, loving health care compatible with the Golden Rule.

The Hippocratic Oath, on the other hand, calls physicians to do no harm. Johnston points out that in pre-Hippocrates Greece, patients were more concerned that doctors were being paid to kill them than they were paying them to keep them alive.

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