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.

March 7, 2018

Britain’s second highest court says Alfie Evans’s ventilator can be shut off

Alfie Evans and his dad Tom Evans
After a three judge Court of Appeal today upheld a judge’s ruling that critically ill Alfie Evans’s ventilator can be turned off, Lord Justices McFarlane and McCombe and Lady Justice King told his parents that they have until March 8 at 4pm to appeal their decision.

If that same Court of Appeal denies their appeal, Tom Evans’ and Kate James’ last resort would be to directly apply to the Supreme Court.

Evans and James had appealed the decision by Mr. Justice Hayden who concurred with Alder Hey Hospital in Birmingham, England, that turning off Alfie’s life support was in his “best interests.”

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