Illinois Passes Abortion Law More Radical Than New York’s, Networks Refuse to Report

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 …

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Illinois’ Grotesque “Reproductive Health Act” Nothing to do with Health

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 …

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URGENT ILLINOIS ACTION ALERT: SB 25 PASSED THE HOUSE, 64-50

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 …

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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 a week and they may be getting desperate. To do this they may be attaching their pro-abortion bills to other bills in the …

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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 …

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Illinois Bishops rally the flock against radical pro-abortion bills

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 …

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Illinois Democrats propose New York-style abortion-till-birth legislation

Editor’s note. The following is excerpted from an analysis distributed Friday by Thomas More Society. The Thomas More Society has released a startling analysis of the Democrat-sponsored House Bill 2495 and Senate Bill 1942, labeled by abortion promoters as the “Reproductive Health Act.” “The Democratic supermajority’s proposals now pending in the Illinois General Assembly are …

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Challenge to state law funding elective abortions now moves to Illinois Supreme Court

By Dave Andrusko Back in November, we reported on a taxpayer lawsuit brought against State of Illinois officials challenging House Bill 40, which requires public funding of elective abortions. It was brought by the Thomas More Society which said that “under HB 40, Illinoisans will be forced to pay for 20,000 to 30,000 abortions per year …

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Increasing numbers of out-of-state women coming to Illinois to abort even as overall number of abortions drops

By Dave Andrusko Stories about the abortion industry’s insatiable appetite for more dead babies often come in twos and threes. On Monday we reported about how Planned Parenthood’s stealthily opened its 17th “health center” in Illinois, not bothering to inform the local mayor (who is personally sympathetic) that it was opening an 11,470-square-foot, single-story brick …

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Sneaky and stealthy as ever, PPFA opens 17th “health center” in Illinois

By Dave Andrusko Gosh, where have we heard this before? Planned Parenthood, which already had 16 “health centers” in the state of Illinois, quietly and without notifying sympathetic local officials, opened up a 17th. Located at 19831 Governors Highway in Flossmoor in south suburban Cook County, the 11,470-square-foot, single-story brick building is 29 miles from …

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Court Ruling a Hopeful Sign for Pro-Life Nurses, Docs in Illinois

By Jay Hobbs An Illinois nurse who was muscled out of her job because she wouldn’t participate in abortions is now one step closer to fighting her case before a jury of her peers. Sandra (Mendoza) Rojas had worked as a Winnebago County public health nurse for 18 years before a new supervisor forced her …

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Pro-life Illinois legislators introduce bill to ban Down syndrome abortions

By Dave Andrusko The worse fear of pro-abortionists is that a particular type of pro-life legislation will “catch on.” As NRL News Today readers recall, on December 22, Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed the Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act which prohibits abortion for the sole reason of a Down syndrome diagnosis. Currently Indiana and North Dakota …

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