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By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
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Illinois: Groups rally to affirm privacy rights for students, separate bathrooms after transgender battle

Alliance Defending Freedom and the Thomas More Society sent a letter to the Township High School District 211 in Palatine that affirms its decision to respect the privacy rights of students. The letter provides More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
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House investigation of Planned Parenthood demands release of ALL videos

A conflict has just arisen with Congressional investigation into Planned Parenthood. The US House of Representatives wants ALL the undercover videotapes from the Center for Medical Progress without exception. You More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Indiana: Judge dismisses ACLU, FFFR lawsuit over nativity scene

Judge Tanya Walton Pratt of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana has dismissed the lawsuit filed by the ACLU and Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) against Franklin County, IN, over More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
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Thomas More Society helping fight against abortion group’s efforts to silence Center for Medical Progress

Attorneys for David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress have filed a ‘Mandamus’ petition to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to overturn a District Court ruling that would chill More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 14th, 2015
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Nevada: Las Vegas student, Angelique Clark, sues school for blocking formation of pro-life group

Thomas More Society attorneys filed a lawsuit against West Career and Technical Academy and the Clark County School District on behalf of a student who was denied the right to start a pro-life club.  The lawsuit More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Court strikes down Planned Parenthood lawsuit over abortion clinic in Illinois business zone

The Illinois Appellate Court, Second Judicial District, has overturned a lower court’s dismissal of a zoning and fraud lawsuit brought by the Thomas More Society on behalf of Fox Valley Families Against Planned More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Thomas More Society objects to Iowa Supeme Court allowing ‘webcam abortions’

The Iowa Supreme Court ruled that women in Iowa may secure medical abortion pills without an in-person examination by a physician. The Thomas More Society argued via amicus (friend of the court) brief that webcam More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 15th, 2015
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Brigid O’Keefe, Katie McPherson find victory as North Dakota schools recognize pro-life groups

Fargo North and Davies High Schools have officially recognized two Students for Life Clubs organized by pro-life students Brigid O’Keefe and Katie McPherson. The approval came in response to a demand letter sent More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
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US Supreme Court hears arguments on marriage protection

In the wake of today’s historic oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Chicago-based Thomas More Society calls attention to the friend of the court (amicus curiae) brief which it filed earlier on behalf More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 13th, 2015
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North Dakota schools discriminate against pro-life clubs

Fargo School District No. 1 Superintendent Dr. Jeff Schatz has received a demand letter from the Thomas More Society, a Chicago-based public interest law firm, on behalf of students Brigid O’Keefe of Fargo North More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 14th, 2015
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Planned Parenthood battling webcam abortion use and requirement for doctor being present

Oral arguments in the Iowa Supreme Court for Planned Parenthood v. Iowa Board of Medicine. Thomas More Society’s amicus brief, filed with the Iowa Supreme Court in November, 2014, argued that the Iowa Constitution More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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Free speech confirmed in pro-life case over sign holding

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (the “Department”) has confirmed pro-lifers’ First Amendment right to hold signs, including along the State’s Highways, in response to Thomas More More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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The battle over ‘Choose Life’ license plates continues in Illinois, Wisconsin

Thomas More Society has filed an amicus brief urging the United States Supreme Court to rule that specialty license plates, including “Choose Life” license plates, constitute private speech in a designated public More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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Battle over Indiana nativity scene ends as ACLU drops lawsuit

The ACLU of Indiana has dropped its request for an injunction to shut down a nativity scene displayed by private citizens on the Franklin County Courthouse lawn. The ACLU and Freedom from Religion Foundation had More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
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North Dakota: Robert Rudnick, pro-lifers win free speech battle over ‘truth truck’

Thomas More Society has won dismissal of all charges against pro-life advocate Robert Rudnick, who had been arrested on account of his pro-life speech in Williston, ND. Judge Paul W. Jacobson of North Dakota District More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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Freedom From Religion, ACLU fold on Nativity Scene battle in Indiana

On the heels of their spirited hearing this morning before U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt, Thomas More Society has reached an agreement with the ACLU of Indiana that the Franklin County Nativity Scene will More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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Lois Lerner emails to be searched for targeting pro-life groups

Thomas More Society has submitted a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the IRS, requesting copies of all the “newly found” emails to or from Lois Lerner, fired IRS Senior Executive, involving discrimination More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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Iowa lawsuit: abortion is ‘not a right’ as Planned Parenthood battles over ‘webcams’

Thomas More Society-Omaha attorneys have filed a Friend-of-the-Court (amicus) brief with the Iowa Supreme Court supporting the Iowa Board of Medicine’s decision to ban webcam abortions. Contrary to Planned Parenthood’s More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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Attorneys, Thomas More Society, vow to protect ability to display nativity scenes

Never fear, the attorneys are here to separate fact from fiction surrounding private citizens’ right to freely express religious faith in the public square.  Nativity scenes will appear in nine State Capitols More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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Chicago school under fire for denying ‘pro-life’ student club

Courtland High School principal Mr. Larry Marks has received a demand letter from the Thomas More Society, a Chicago-based public interest law firm, on behalf of senior Maddie Sutherland and Students for Life of More...


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