NOT GUILTY! A Win for Eric Scheidler and the Pro-Life Movement

Scheidler - Not Guilty

Just in:  Eric Scheidler has been acquitted of charges of criminal trespass stemming from the April 15 protest at Planned Parenthood 's big fundraising gala at Navy Pier.Peter Breen, Special Counsel for Thomas More Society, called it, “a great win.”  Breen defended Scheidler alongside Associate Counsel Corrina Konczal.  “People have a right to go on Navy Pier,” Breen asserted. “...It’s a public place - and you can’t be excluded because you are protesting an event that is happening there.  Th … [Read more...]

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Pro-Life Leader on Trial Today, Accused of Trespassing at Navy Pier During Planned Parenthood Gala

Navy Pier Chicago

A prominent pro-life leader faces a judge this morning in Cook County Court, in what appears to be an unfounded case of criminal trespass.Eric Scheidler, executive director of the Pro-Life Action League and the son of long-time pro-life leader Joseph Scheidler, had organized a protest April 15 against Planned Parenthood, as the abortion giant held a fundraiser in the Ballroom at Chicago's Navy Pier. The protest was held on public property near the pier's entrance.At one point during the … [Read more...]

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TIMELINE: The #DefundPP Vote Will Be at 5:30 P.M. Monday. If It Passes, the President Will Quickly Veto It

US Capitol from NW

So it appears that Congress will vote this week to de-fund Planned Parenthood. Pro-abortion Democrats are planning a filibuster, which will require 60 votes--pretty unlikely, by all estimates. If the bill somehow escapes death by filibuster, then shortly, if not immediately, afterward, President Obama will veto that bill.I participated in Friday's #DefundPP Twitter storm--but so what? This Administration does not care what I think, they do not care what you think, they do not care what is … [Read more...]

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