Article originally appeared on thefederalist.com.
A federal lawsuit filed in May by Coalition Life seeks to break down unconstitutional, restrictive speech zones across the country. The suit positions pro-life advocates against the city of Carbondale, Illinois, where council members made an aggressive move to shut down pro-life sidewalk advocacy, voting unanimously to establish a buffer zone surrounding “health care” clinics in the area, including abortion facilities. Coalition Life seeks to reinstate free speech rights, as protected under the Constitution, and set a national precedent for pro-life sidewalk advocates.
Rolling Out the Red Carpet
Since the overturning of Roe v. Wade last year, the city of Carbondale in southern Illinois has been rolling out the red carpet for abortion facilities. The town of around 22,000 residents welcomed its first abortion facility on Oct. 11, 2022, then a second not long after, and a third. A mega Planned Parenthood is currently under …
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