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.

April 11, 2017

Pro-life optimism sweeping across nation

Pro-life optimism sweeping across nation
"We've got members of Congress who are going to do everything they can to pass pro-life legislation," National Right to Life president Carol Tobias explains. "There's just a lot of optimism – so I expect [our upcoming] convention to be filled with excitement and energy and people wanting to find out what they can do in their communities."

Tobias is referring to the National Right to Life Committee's convention set for June 29-July 1, 2017, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The theme for this year's convention is "Keeping Tomorrow Alive." Workshops at the gathering will address a number of topics, ranging from the link between abortion and breast cancer to the dangerous campaign for do-it-yourself abortions.

Speakers lined up for general sessions include author and columnist Ben Shapiro; Ann McElhinney, co-author of "Gosnell: The Untold Story of America's Most Prolific Serial Killer"; and Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life.

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