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 1, 2017

National Right to Life commends draft rules protecting rights of conscience

President Donald Trump
Draft rule changes to the Affordable Care Act and HHS coverage mandate that would protect moral and religious rights of conscience began circulating in Washington this week. National Right to Life commends President Trump and his administration for this latest effort to protect moral and religious rights of conscience.

“Rights of conscience are extremely important to the right to life movement to protect medical professionals, religious institutions, and employers from being forced to participate in abortion,” said Carol Tobias,” NRLC President. “We commend President Trump for keeping his campaign promises by supporting these rights of conscience.”

“No one should be forced to participate in abortion against their religious or moral convictions,” Tobias said. “If enacted, these rule changes will help promote a policy that protects pro-life rights of conscience with regard to abortion.”

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