Category Archives: Judicial

Federal Appeals Court Orders Formal Responses to Petition that Judge Orrick Step Down in Abortion Lawsuits

Thomas More Society and David Daleiden Sought “Writ of Mandamus” for Removal of Allegedly Biased Judge Editor’s note. This update comes from the Thomas More Society. (March 2, 2018 – San Francisco, California)–Last December 2017, the legal

New York’s star witness against pro-life counselors admits her testimony is false

By LifeSiteNews BROOKLYN, February 27, 2018 – A star witness in New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s lawsuit against a group of pro-life sidewalk counselors admitted in federal court that her testimony was not true. In reality,

Court of Appeals says Kansas can’t cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood

By Dave Andrusko On Wednesday a three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals left in place a lower court injunction preventing Kansas from cutting off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood Great Plains which has two

California AG defends forcing pro-life centers to advertise for abortion

Compelled speech law should be struck down like similar statutes in other states By Alliance Defending Freedom WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, the state of California filed its brief at the U.S. Supreme Court defending a 2015 state law

New York State Attorney General’s Office Complicit in Fake Facebook Profile to Persecute Pro-Life Sidewalk Counselors

Editor’s note. This was provided by the Thomas More Law Center. ANN ARBOR, MI – In startling courtroom admissions during cross examination by Thomas More Law Center (“TMLC”) attorney, Tyler Brooks, the New York Attorney General’s star

Seventh Circuit hears arguments regarding Indiana’s historic Dignity for the Unborn Act

Targeting of Down syndrome babies is at stake INDIANAPOLIS – The U.S. Seventh Circuit last week heard arguments to determine if Planned Parenthood and other abortion businesses will continue to be able to abort unborn children for

Federal judge: pro-life witness at abortion centers is protected speech

By LifeSiteNews On January 29, a federal judge told the New York Attorney General that leafleting is a “form of really protected speech,” and that sidewalks are recognized as the “quintessential public forum.” The words from the

Missouri Supreme Court hears Satanic Temple challenge to Missouri informed consent law

By Dave Andrusko When last we wrote about the legal challenge brought by an adherent of the Satanic Temple to Missouri’s 72-hour waiting period/informed consent law, the Western District Court of the Missouri Court of Appeals had just

Dept. of Justice, Members of Congress weigh in on behalf of pregnancy help centers

By Dave Andrusko The mounting list of amicus (“friend of the court”) briefs filed with the United Stated Supreme Court on behalf of pro-life pregnancy centers has grown to include amici from the Trump administration’s Department of

California’s Ridiculous Reproductive FACT Act Doesn’t Just Violate the First Amendment, It Tramples Common Sense

By Jay Hobbs When it comes to California’s effort to bully pro-life pregnancy medical clinics into advertising taxpayer-funded abortions in their waiting rooms and online, there’s plenty of reason pro-life clinics in the state are in full-on

In another case of judicial activism, Judge blocks Florida’s 24 Hour Waiting Period!

By Florida Right to Life Yesterday, in another case of judicial overreach, Circuit Judge Terry Lewis permanently blocked the enforcement of a common sense law that provided for a 24 hour waiting period before a woman undergoes

6th Circuit unanimously upholds huge pro-life victory in Tennessee’s “Amendment 1”

By Dave Andrusko Yesterday, pressed for time, we provided readers with a brief overview of a major pro-life victory in Tennessee. Today we will go into more depth in discussing the decision by the U.S. Sixth Circuit