Pro-Life Lawsuit against the state of Illinois Dismissed

UPDATE: Pro-Life Lawsuit against the State of Illinois Dismissal Appealed
NO HB40

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.

February 16, 2017

Gorsuch confirmation hearing to start March 20

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch
The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch for Monday, March 20, Sen. Chuck Grassley announced today.

Questioning of Gorsuch will begin Tuesday, March 21, with testimony by outside legal experts and the American Bar Association to follow, according to a release by the influential Iowa senator.  It is expected the the hearing will last three to four days, with opening statements by Gorsuch, a 10th Circuit Court of Appeals judge, and fellow Judiciary Committee senators on the first day.

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