July 11, 2013 (JillStanek.com) – Today, in a unanimous ruling, the Illinois Supreme Court issued a decision to uphold a parental notification law enacted way back in 1995. This is fabulous news, since Illinois has become known as the abortion dumping ground of the Midwest – the only state without any parental involvement law in force, while all surrounding states have such measures. Thomas More Society, the pro-life legal team based in Illinois that has been pushing enforcement of this law, has posted a synopsis of this incredibly drawn out court battle. The ACLU was the first to sue to block the law, later joined by the giant Hope Clinic abortion mill […]
Barack Obama says the Illinois marriage redefinition bill is "the right thing to do"; the NAACP says a bill to ban abortions that target minorities is racist; California tries to revoke the tax-exempt status of the Boy Scouts despite its new policy, and more in this state round-up.