Empowering a Woman’s Right To Choose Life
Empowering a woman’s right to choose life
Four days before Christmas, three Illinois pro-life pregnancy resource centers won a major victory against a coercive law that requires them to refer for abortions. An Illinois state judge ruled that these pro-life agencies do not have to violate their sincerely held religious beliefs or their First Amendment rights, and that medical licenses for doctors are not at risk when standing on pro-life principles.
The judge’s decision is in line with rulings in New York, Texas, Maryland and elsewhere. However, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of another overreaching law in …