Rockford Pro-Life Advocates Vindicated March 1, 2013 (Rockford, IL) Rockford Police to Take Classes on Citizens’ Constitutional Rights. Thomas More Society Scores “Wins” by Settlement of Pro-Life Free Speech Case.

After more than five years of federal litigation, members of the Rockford Pro-Life Initiative have settled their federal lawsuit against the City of Rockford over the city’s alleged harassment of pro-life individuals and other alleged federal civil rights violations. The agreement, reached between attorneys from the Thomas More Society and the city, will result in positive reforms and revisions of city ordinances, payment of attorney’s fees, and compensation for losses suffered by the removal of pro-life advertising by members of the Pro-Life Initiative. Continue reading

Free Speech Trial of Pro-Life Advocates Begins in Jackson, MS  Jackson, MS- Life Legal Defense Foundation Champions Rights Abused by High School Officials A freedom of speech drama that began last March outside of Murrah High School in Jackson, Mississippi, will finally make it to trial this week. Kristina Garza and Brianna Baxter were wrongly arrested outside the public school while peacefully distributing literature promoting the sanctity of life to students leaving school as they passed by on the public sidewalk. The young women are scheduled to get their day in court with a trial set to begin this Friday, December 7, at 9:30 a.m. Life Legal Defense Foundation staff counsel, Allison Aranda, is coordinating with local attorneys, James Bell and Caleb Koonce, who are representing Garza and Baxter.  Continue reading

Rockford Pro-Lifers Wins First Amendment Case

Rockford, Il – ( – 11-17-2012 – by Rockford Pro-Life Initiative – For 25 years the pro-life citizens of Rockford refused to give up their rights to defend the unborn and offer help to mothers in need. Many attempts were put in place to try and block these efforts resulting in the necessity of the Thomas More Society to file a federal lawsuit to protect the rights of free speech for pro-life citizens.

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Free Speech Only If You’re On The Left.

Rockford, Il – ( – 9-28-2012 – by Staff – Militant Atheists Demand Free Speech As Long As You Agree With Them.  We have two examples of what the militant atheists are doing to suppress the Judeo-Christian point of view.  Bob Whalen recently wrote an excellent letter to the editor of the Rockford Register Star.  We found it interesting that many of the responses to his letter were filled with hate and anti-Christian rhetoric.  The danger we see is that these same people will not be satisfied until they have complete control of our government, our courts, our churches, and our very lives.  Continue reading