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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September 21, 2017

VIDEO: Pritzker "stands up" for abortion in new ad while Rauner continues to hide

Video Capture Prizker ad
Chicago businessman J.B. Pritzker is not avoiding a discussion about social issues in his campaign for governor. Unlike Republican Bruce Rauner during his 2014 bid, Democrat Pritzker is leading with a charge to "stand up" for mothers' rights to end the lives of their unborn babies.

"HB 40 will be the first law I sign in office," Pritzker says in the ad.

Governor Rauner said in April he would veto a bill that would push Illinois deeper into embracing abortion by using taxpayer dollars to pay for abortions for those expectant mothers covered by Medicaid health insurance or state employee plans.

Now he's not saying anything about what he plans to do when HB 40 comes to his desk.

The new ad:

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