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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April 12, 2017

Pro-lifers see hope in Gorsuch

Gorsuch Swearing In Ceremony
Gorsuch was sworn in as the country's 113th U.S. Supreme Court justice on Monday, giving hope to the pro-life community to eventually overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling that legalized termination of preborn children.

Dean Nelson, national outreach director for Human Coalition, tells OneNewsNow that since his seating there's been a real battle to protect life in the womb.

“In reality there's still a legal battle,” says Nelson, “and having someone who would affirm the sacredness of human life and understands the Constitution on the bench is a huge win.”

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