Illinois Gov. Pritzker’s Radical Abortion Policy Violates Federal Law

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 …

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New 18,000 sq. foot mega-abortion clinic built in secret in Southern Illinois

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 …

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Illinois Democrat pushes bill discouraging state travel to pro-life states

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 …

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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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