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.

July 31, 2017

Little Charlie Gard has died

Charlie Gard - A life that could have, and should have been saved.
Charlie Gard died July 28th.

“’Our beautiful little boy has gone, we are so proud of you Charlie,” said his mom, Connie Yates, who with Chris Gard fought an unresponsive judiciary and determined hospital which steadfastly refused their plea to permit them to take their own son to the United States for experimental therapy.

We know Charlie was taken to an undisclosed hospice, presumably in London. In his ruling Justice Nicholas Francis made it clear Thursday that Charlie’s ventilator would be quickly disconnected and that Charlie would “inevitably” die soon.

“Charlie’s Army” consisted of many more than those who contributed nearly $2 million online to defray expenses. The support voiced by Pope Francis and President Trump helped galvanize world-wide concern about a case which, at its most fundamental, turned on the question who decides what is in a child’s “best interests,” a hospital, a judge, or a child’s parents?

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