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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Church Vs. State: Six Court Cases To Watch

The year 2015 has begun with some high-profile legal cases pitting the Church against the State.  The following six cases will impact Church/State relations, and should be of particular interest to concerned Catholics. 1.  CONESTOGA WOOD SPECIALTIES On Friday, January 23, the Obama Administration was required to pay $570,000 to cover attorney fees for Conestoga Wood Specialties, costs incurred in its federal lawsuit challenging the Obama administration abortion-pill mandate. The mandate forces … [Read more...]

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IT’S OVER! After 28 Years, NOW Ordered to Pay Court Costs for Joe Scheidler and Pro-Life Activists

It's a happy day for pro-lifers!After 28 years, the National Organization for Women has lost in their bid to silence pro-life organizer Joseph Scheidler.  Additionally, a panel of federal judges has ruled that NOW must pay court costs  of $63,391.45 for Scheidler and his co-defendants for the court battle which began in 1986.The Washington Times reported that the judges called the costs “modest,” amounting to “less than $2,300 per year of litigation.”"At last it is over," said the pan … [Read more...]

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