BREAKING: Supreme Court to Hear New Abortion Case

On Friday, November 13, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the first new abortion case it's considered since 2007. That was the year when the Court, in the case of Gonzales v. Carhart, ruled 5-4 to uphold a federal ban on partial-birth abortions. This time, though, the case in question was brought by abortion advocates, who are challenging the constitutionality of Texas' law requiring abortion clinics to comply with safety standards required at other medical facilities. The … [Read more...]

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Michigan Taxpayers Hit for $1.9 Million in Legal Fees in Gay Marriage Case

This week, the legal team who represented two Hazel Park nurses in their successful challenge of Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage will receive the final payment toward $1.9 million in legal costs and fees--a cost which will be borne by the state's taxpayers.In June 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges overturned state-level bans on same-sex marriage, including Michigan's 2004 voter-approved gay marriage ban. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette had vigorously defended … [Read more...]

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

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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