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.

June 22, 2017

Congressmen seek pro-life focus at NIH

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Under the direction of Dr. Francis Collins, NIH has directed millions of dollars toward research on human embryos.

David Prentice of the Charlotte Lozier Institute tells OneNewsNow that Congressmen Jim Banks and Dan Lipinski have introduced the Patients First Act to change the agency's course.

“The whole point of the bill," says Prentice, "is to prioritize NIH funding for adult stem cells that are going to be able to help patients, first, in the near term, be able to get them into the clinic and help these people. And that, again, is adult stem cells, not embryonic stem cells."

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