By Brad Wilmouth On Friday’s CNN This Morning, co-host Poppy Harlow treated Governor J.B. Pritzker (D-IL) to an interview in which the Democrat governor encouraged women to visit his state to have abortions, promoting Illinois an “oasis” for “reproductive rights.” She even pressed him on whether President Joe Biden should be doing more to speak out against …Continue reading "CNN Anchor Promotes Illinois Governor Pushing His Abortion ‘Oasis’ as a Hero"
By Dave Andrusko In a story that could be easily used by the Abortion Industry to fundraise, the Chicago Sun-Times ran an account Monday that virtually gushed over with enthusiasm for Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s campaign to make Illinois a true abortion “safe haven”. Reporter Tina Sfondele begins her account by writing “Since Roe v. Wade has …Continue reading "Pro-abortion Illinois Gov. Pritzker expands relentless campaign to make Illinois the abortion capital of the Midwest"
Thomas More Society invokes First Amendment against Illinois’ redefinition of pro-life speech as “deceptive business practice” By Tom Ciesielka On Thursday, Thomas More Society attorneys filed a federal lawsuit against Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul, seeking to stop him from enforcing Illinois Senate Bill 1909, a measure drafted by Raoul’s office that declares the pro-life speech …Continue reading "Pro-life pregnancy help ministries sue Illinois attorney general over SB 1909"
Thomas More Society Files Civil Rights Complaint Against Illinois “Reproductive Health Act” Editor’s note. This update was provided by the Thomas More Society. On October 21, 2019 the Thomas More Society filed a complaint against Illinois’ Reproductive Health Act with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights. The new Illinois …Continue reading "Illinois Gov. Pritzker’s Radical Abortion Policy Violates Federal Law"
By Dave Andrusko When Planned Parenthood skulks about, using shell companies to hide that it is building a new mega-abortion facility, for example, it can count on the likes of CBS News to keep a lid on the construction of an 18,000-square-foot mega-clinic in southern Illinois. Better yet, it can rely on CBS News to …Continue reading "New 18,000 sq. foot mega-abortion clinic built in secret in Southern Illinois"
By Calvin Freiburger SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, October 1, 2019 – A Democrat state lawmaker in Illinois is pushing legislation to bar reimbursement for state employees who travel to states with pro-life laws, claiming he wants to “protect” employees from governments that protect the preborn. Introduced last week, state Rep. Daniel Didech’s bill would forbid any branch …Continue reading "Illinois Democrat pushes bill discouraging state travel to pro-life states"
By Geoffrey Dickens On Wednesday, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a new abortion bill that is being called more radical than New York’s law that was passed in January. So far none of the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC) have reported on the Illinois law that – among other things – does away …Continue reading "Illinois Passes Abortion Law More Radical Than New York’s, Networks Refuse to Report"
By John Stonestreet with Roberto Rivera I’ve mentioned a few times that the possibility that Roe v. Wade might be in play (overturned or at least rolled back), has prompted a significant uptick in state action on abortion. Some states are moving to limit abortion, hoping to be the source of the case that will …Continue reading "Illinois’ Grotesque “Reproductive Health Act” Nothing to do with Health"
Senate Bill 25 has been amended by the House to contain the pro-abortion language of the Reproductive Health Act, including the repeal of Parental Notification. It passed out of committee late on May 26th with a vote of 12-7 and passed the House on May 28th with the vote of 64 to 50 with 4 …Continue reading "URGENT ILLINOIS ACTION ALERT: SB 25 PASSED THE HOUSE, 64-50"
Time is ticking for the pro-abortion legislators to pass their bills attacking life in Illinois. The House and Senate sessions will adjourn for the summer on May 31st. This only gives them a week and they may be getting desperate. To do this they may be attaching their pro-abortion bills to other bills in the …Continue reading "URGENT ILLINOIS ACTION ALERT – Possible Vote Very Soon on Pro-Abortion Bills in Illinois"
Time is ticking for the pro-abortion legislators to pass their bills attacking life in Illinois. The House and Senate sessions will adjourn for the summer on May 31st. This only gives them about a week and a half and they may be getting desperate. To do this they may be attaching their pro-abortion bills to …Continue reading "URGENT ILLINOIS ACTION ALERT–Possible Vote Very Soon on Pro-Abortion Bills in Illinois"
By Dave Andrusko The leadership of the Catholic Church in Illinois held a press conference Thursday at the state Capitol in Springfield to blast a bundle of abortion-related bills in the General Assembly as “dangerous” and “mounting challenges to human dignity.” “One measure would repeal a law mandating a minor notify her parent or guardian …Continue reading "Illinois Bishops rally the flock against radical pro-abortion bills"