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A federal appeals court has ruled that the State of New York may prohibit the issuance of “Choose Life” license plates.
A three-judge panel of the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals decided that plates with the message “Choose Life” could be considered “patently offensive.”
A pro-adoption group called the Children First Foundation had applied to the New York Division of Motor Vehicles for approval of a specialty license plate with the “Choose Life” message.
Like similar plates in other states including Illinois, the design of the plate includes a drawing of the faces of a boy and a girl in …
Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed a brief Wednesday that responds to the Obama administration’s defense of its abortion pill mandate in one of two major legal challenges the U.S. Supreme Court will hear on March 25. Alliance Defending Freedom and allied attorneys represent the Hahns, a Pennsylvania Mennonite Christian family, and their woodworking business in one of those cases, Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Sebelius.
The mandate forces employers, regardless of their religious or moral convictions, to provide insurance coverage for abortion-inducing drugs, sterilization, and contraception under threat of heavy financial penalties if the mandate’s requirements aren’t met.
Written by Laurie Higgins and David E. Smith
The Senate Executive Committee decided to override Illinois history this afternoon by approving SB 10 which redefines marriage to include two individuals of the same sex. The bill passed out of committee by a 9-5 vote along party lines.
The bill now moves to the full Illinois Senate for its consideration, with a possible vote coming on Valentine’s Day (February 14th). If it were to pass the Illinois Senate, it would move to the Illinois House for a committee hearing. This makes the February 20th Defend Marriage Lobby Day more important than …