Monday, March 19, 2018

Higher Courts Feeling the Pressure of Thomas More Society

Muzzled Academic's Free Speech Defended by Thomas More Society in Wisconsin Supreme Court

Thomas More Society attorneys filed an amicus curiae ("friend of the court") brief on March 7, 2018 in a Wisconsin Supreme Court case, John McAdams v. Marquette University. The lawsuit involves a Marquette University professor who was punished for exercising his free speech rights in defense of an undergraduate student who was berated for expressing his opinion on same-sex marriage. Learn more here. 
Federal Appeals Court Orders Formal Responses to Petition that Judge Step Down in Planned Parenthood and National Abortion Federation Lawsuits Against David Daleiden

Abortion Clinic Escort's False Testimony in Federal Court Tears Hole in Harassment Charges

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. Learn more here.
Marilyn Nevarez: Mother Supports Fellow Pro-Life Sidewalk Counselors on Trial

Marilyn Nevarez is a member of Church @ The Rock in Brooklyn, whose fellow life advocates were dragged into court in a federal harassment lawsuit by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. See her testimony here.
Illinois Supreme Court Appeal Sought in Controversial Taxpayer-Funded Abortion Law

Attorneys from the Thomas More Society filed a Motion for Direct Appeal in the Illinois Supreme Court on February 21, 2018, seeking to have the state's highest court take their appeal against taxpayer funding of abortion in the Land of Lincoln. Learn more here. 
In the News
The Thomas More Society has been working fervently defending pro-life groups, in addition to celebrating a major victory in suburban Chicago in the "David vs Goliath" battle between the nuns and the strip club, which is  now closed. Find recent media highlights here.
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