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Illinois Federation for Right to Life Statement on the passage of SB25

The passage of SB25 is a wake-up call for all individuals in the State of Illinois who believe in the sanctity life.  This extreme legis...

June 17, 2019

Court rules that US Government must allow taxpayer-funded abortions for undocumented minors

Court rules that US Government must allow taxpayer-funded abortions for undocumented minors
On Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. circuit blocked a Trump administration ruling that prevented undocumented teens under the government’s care from getting taxpayer-funded abortions.

According to the 2017 policy, minors in government shelters or holding facilities were not permitted access to abortion facilities. Then-director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Scott Lloyd, whose pro-life track record includes representing the parents of Terri Schiavo in court, has said that he does not believe in the dubious “constitutional right” to abortion, nor that it is “health care.” Lloyd thus argued it was not required for the ORR to provide it routinely to undocumented immigrants in federal care.  Click here for more.