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.

January 12, 2017

Sen. Sessions reaffirms his belief that Roe was “one of the worst, colossally erroneous Supreme Court decisions of all time”

Attorney General nominee, Sen. Jeff Session
Attorney General nominee, Sen. Jeff Session
The first of President-elect Donald Trump’s many pro-life selections to lead major departments reaffirmed his 100% negative opinion of the disastrous 1973 Roe v. Wade decision in confirmation hearings that began Tuesday.

Senator Jeff Sessions, Mr. Trump’s choice to be the next Attorney General, was asked Monday if he stood by a previous characterization of Roe. At hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee, pro-abortion Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Ca.) said to Sessions, “You have referred to Roe v. Wade as, ‘one of the worst, colossally erroneous Supreme Court decisions of all time.’ Is that still your view?”

“It is,” Sessions replied. “It violated the Constitution, and really attempted to set policy and not follow law.”

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