Appeal Filed Today (1/2/18) in HB 40 Battle Between Illinois Legislators, Taxpayers and State Officials
Thomas More Society attorneys filed an appeal today (1/2/18) in Illinois’ Fourth District Appellate Court seeking review of Thursday’s decision (12/28/17) by a Seventh Judicial Circuit Court Sangamon County associate judge to dismiss a taxpayer lawsuit against state officials.
Twelve Illinois legislators, ten citizen organizations, and a diocese of the Roman Catholic Church are seeking an emergency injunction and temporary restraining order to halt the implementation of Illinois’ controversial HB 40 mandate. This law forces the economically-distressed state’s taxpayers to fund tens of thousands of non-budgeted abortions in 2018 for women carrying Medicaid or state employee health insurance coverage.
Read the appeal documents filed today in the lawsuit Springfield Right to Life et al v. Felicia Norwood et al. at the Appellate Court of Illinois Fourth Judicial District:
- Notice of Appeal [https://www.thomasmoresociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/180102-IL-HB40-Notice-of-Appeal-final-to-file-1-2-18.pdf]
- Notice of Filing Notice of Appeal [https://www.thomasmoresociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/180102-IL-HB40-NOF-Notice-of-Appeal-final-to-file-1-2-18.pdf]
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