Pro-Life Lawsuit against the state of Illinois

Pro-Life Lawsuit against the State of Illinois

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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January 31, 2017

Trump and Pence lend support to Friday's March for Life

Vice President Pence Address and Tweet
For the first time in its 44-year history, the National March for Life was attended by a vice-president. VP Mike Pence and presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway addressed the marchers Friday at noon in Washington D.C.

Thursday evening, Pence met with pro-life leaders in his office and tweeted out a photo of the meeting, saying he was "honored" to meet with them. Within the first few days of being sworn into office, President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning U.S. tax dollars being sent to other countries to fund abortions.

Friday morning, President Trump lent his support to Pence and the March for Life via Twitter:

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