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 4, 2017

Trump can roll back pro-abortion rules, says attorney

President elect Donald Trump
One action that can be taken, says Anna Paprocki, legal counsel for Americans United for Life, is to defend states that have determined Medicaid dollars won't flow to Planned Parenthood.

A second regulation from Health and Human Services, citing Title X, forces states to send family planning dollars to abortion providers. That can be reversed, too, she insists.

Congress, too, can respond by reallocating funds for family planning to local health facilities that provide more comprehensive health than the abortion giant.

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