Pro-Life Lawsuit against the state of Illinois Dismissed

UPDATE: Pro-Life Lawsuit against the State of Illinois Dismissal Appealed
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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.

December 4, 2017

Pro-lifers say they are fighting 'modern eugenics'

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Alliance Defending Freedom along with lawyers from the Bioethics Defense Fund filed a friend-of-the-court brief in November with the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago.

According to ADF, the brief was filed on behalf of three Down syndrome groups and a women's advocacy organization that support a law in Indiana banning abortions based solely on a child's disability, race, or gender.

Planned Parenthood affiliates challenged the law in court and a federal judge stopped it from taking effect.  Now the Indiana attorney general is appealing the federal judge's decision.

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