July 28, 1992

Protest at Cook County HospitalToday in League HistoryJuly 28, 1992—The League files a lawsuit against Cook County Hospital, asking for a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the decision by Cook County Board President Richard Phelan to resume performing abortions there. The League hosts a press conference at the hospital and League Director Joe Scheidler gives interviews to a dozen media outlets. The TRO is granted the next day by Cook County Judge Lester Foreman.

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