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.

July 20, 2017

House passes amendment granting permanent resident status to Charlie Gard and his family

Charlie Gard and Family
Supporters of Connie Yates and Chris Gard continue to make it possible for the hospital that is refusing to allow them to move their son to the United States for experimental therapy to gracefully retreat from its position that Charlie Gard should be “allowed to die with dignity.”

Pro-life Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.) tweeted out

“We just passed amendment that grants permanent resident status to #CharlieGard and family so Charlie can get the medical treatment he needs.”

If the presiding Justice Nicholas Francis, will allow Connie and Chris to move Charlie out of the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), this means Charlie will receive the nucleoside therapy Dr. Michio Hirano believes can help their critically ill, nearly 11-month-old child.

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