Monday, March 29, 2010

Some Good News to Report!

Just when we need it, a piece of good news for pro-life advocates.

CitizenLink, a publication of Focus on the Family Action, reports the following legal action in Illinois.

Good News: Illinois Pro-Lifers Get a Court Victory

Attorneys prepare for appeal of ruling.
Parents are one step closer to being notified if their underage daughter is considering terminating her pregnancy, after a judge dismissed a challenge to the Illinois Parental Notice of Abortion Act today.
Cook County Court Judge Daniel Riley did impose a stay of his decision that will allow the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) time to file an appeal. The ACLU confirmed in a statement it "will move swiftly to appeal."
The law passed in 1995, but has been stalled in the for years by legal challenges.
The act requires physicians to notify the parents of an underage woman at least 48 hours before performing an abortion.
The Thomas More Society has led the battle to revive the law.

For the rest of the story, visit CitizenLink by clicking on the link below.

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