The following is the text of a libel lawsuit filed Oct. 1, 2007 on behalf of pro-lifers who have been protesting the opening of a Planned Parenthood death mill in Aurora, Ill.
KANE COUNTY, ILLINOIS
|ELIZABETH and ROGER EARL, MIKE||)|
|FRALIC, MARY LU and GREG GUEST, CAROL||)|
|HAYES, CAROLYN and PETER KRYSCIAK,||)|
|CYNTHIA LINN, MARY ELLEN and||)|
|RICHARD O’ROURKE, DIANE PICCIUOLO,||)|
|MAUREEN and WILLARD POTT, APRIL and||)|
|ERIC SCHEIDLER, MARY and RICHARD||)|
|VILIM, and JOHN WIESNER,||)|
|STEVEN TROMBLEY, PLANNED||)|
|PARENTHOOD/CHICAGO AREA, and||)|
|GEMINI OFFICE DEVELOPMENT LLC||)|
Plaintiffs, ELIZABETH and ROGER EARL ("the Earls"), MIKE FRALIC ("Mr. Fralic"), MARY LU and GREG GUEST ("the Guests"), CAROL HAYES ("Ms. Hayes"), CAROLYN and PETER KRYSCIAK ("the Krysciaks"), CYNTHIA LINN, ("Ms. Linn"), MARY ELLEN and RICHARD O'ROURKE ("the O'Rourkes"), DIANE PICCIUOLO ("Ms. Picciuolo"), MAUREEN and WILLARD POTT ("the Potts"), APRIL and ERIC SCHEIDLER ("the Scheidlers"), MARY and RICHARD VILIM ("the Vilims"), and JOHN WIESNER ("Mr. Wiesner"), all of whom are hereinafter collectively referred to as "plaintiffs," complain of the defendants, STEVEN TROMBLEY ("Trombley"), PLANNED PARENTHOOD/CHICAGO AREA ("Planned Parenthood"), and GEMINI OFFICE DEVELOPMENT LLC ("Gemini"), as follows:
1. Plaintiffs, Elizabeth and Roger Earl, Mike Fralic, Mary Lu and Greg Guest, Carol Hayes, Carolyn and Peter Krysciak, Cynthia Linn, Mary Ellen and Richard O'Rourke, Diane Picciuolo, Maureen and Willard Pott, April and Eric Scheidler, Mary and Richard Vilim, and John Wiesner are all private individuals residing in the City of Aurora, Illinois, or in nearby communities. The Earls, Mr. Fralic, the Guests, Ms. Picciuolo, the Scheidlers, and Mr. Wiesner all reside in Aurora. Ms. Hayes resides in Batavia, Illinois. The Krysciaks reside in Yorkville, Illinois. Ms. Linn and the O'Rourkes reside in Naperville, Illinois. The Potts reside in Geneva, Illinois. The Vilims reside in Sugar Grove, Illinois. All plaintiffs either reside or do business or may be found in Kane County, in the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, State of Illinois.
2. Defendant, Steven Trombley, is chief executive officer of the corporate defendant, Planned Parenthood/Chicago Area, which conducts business inter alia in the City of Aurora, Kane County, in the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, State of Illinois.
3. Defendant, Planned Parenthood/Chicago Area ("Planned Parenthood"), is a domestic corporation whose genesis traces back to October 14, 1946, whose principal place of business is situated in the City of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Planned Parenthood