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 25, 2016

Trump selects Pro-Life Betsy Devos as Education Secretary

Donald Trump with pro-life activist Betsy DeVos
Donald Trump with pro-life activist Betsy DeVos
The National Right to Life Committee, the federation of 50 state right-to-life affiliates and more than 3,000 local chapters, today praised President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Michigan pro-life activist and philanthropist Betsy DeVos to serve as education secretary in his cabinet.

“President-Elect Trump’s selection of Betsy DeVos to serve as education secretary continues to show that he is committed to building a pro-life administration,” said Darla St. Martin, Co-Executive Director of National Right to Life. “Betsy DeVos, and her husband Dick, have long been dedicated supporters of the right-to-life cause.

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