WASHINGTON—today twenty-three Illinois pregnancy centers filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court of the United States in the case of National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra. Their brief defends their right to not promote abortion and a woman’s right to choose life for her unborn child. The NIFLA v. Becerra case out of California deals with whether the government can force pro-life pregnancy care centers to provide free advertising for the abortion industry. The Illinois centers contend...
In a fast-moving story, right of conscience cases are moving forward and possibly to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Here are just two recent headlines from Life News:
October 30: Pregnancy Centers Ask Supreme Court to Overturn California Law Forcing Them to Promote Abortions
October 31: Judge Blocks California Law Forcing Pregnancy Centers to Promote Abortions
In a case that could impact Illinois, Life News reports, “California pregnancy centers could hear any day now if the United States Supreme Court will hear their appeal for relief from a pro-abortion state law”:
Their cases involve a pro-abortion California law that forces pregnancy
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A Federal District Court has granted a preliminary injunction in a right-of-conscience case, the controversy of which the Illinois Family Institute has been following for several years.
The religious liberty defending law firm of Mauck & Baker, LLC is reporting some very good news out of that Federal District Court regarding an Illinois law mandating that pro-life medical personnel provide their clients with positive information about abortion services: