April 30, 1994

Joe and Ann Scheidler picket the RU-486 pillToday in League HistoryApril 30, 1994—Joe Foreman hosts a Pro-Life Action Network (PLAN) conference in Chicago to discuss the future of activism, now that pro-lifers can be convicted of racketeereing under the Racketeering and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) or given exorbitant fines and prison terms under the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act (FACE). League Director Joe Scheidler speaks against the division in the movement caused by some activists’ support of the “justifiable homicide” theory of killing abortionists. The group also pickets the French Consulate over RU-486, the abortion pill developed and distributed by a French company under pressure from the French government.

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