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IL Supreme Court 'ducks,' leaves unanswered whether state constitution's balanced budget rules 'mean anything'

By Jonathan Bilyk | Apr 5, 2019

The Illinois Supreme Court’s recent refusal to hear a challenge to a state abortion funding law has raised questions over the court’s willingness to force the state legislature ever to abide by the balanced budget requirements spelled out in the state constitution and Illinois law.

Judge: Lawsuit to continue vs D211 over gender 'affirmation policy;' alleges violates students' Title IX, religious rights

By Jonathan Bilyk | Mar 29, 2019

A group of parents and high school students in Chicago’s northwest suburbs have won the chance to continue with their lawsuit against one of the state’s largest public high school districts, asserting the district violated students’ rights by imposing a policy to allow transgender students to use the locker room and restrooms of their choice, and allegedly shaming anyone who disagreed.

Appeals court OKs IL abortion funding, despite 'problematic' lack of revenue estimate; Appeal to IL Sup Ct vowed

By Jonathan Bilyk | Sep 20, 2018

A group of pro-life organizations seeking to undo Illinois legislation mandating taxpayer funding of abortion services has pledged to appeal their case to the Illinois Supreme Court, after a state appeals court opted not to compel the state of Illinois to account for where the money to pay for the abortions would come from.

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