Gov. Rauner Bucks GOP By Signing Bills To Expand Birth Control, Access To AbortionsThe signings highlight a side of the governor's ideology that gets little attention as he wages a war against Democrats to change the political landscape of Illinois.
Federal Judge Blocks Indiana Abortion LawU.S. District Court Judge Tanya Walton Pratt released a ruling Thursday that grants the preliminary injunction sought by Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky. The law was to set to take effect Friday.
Indiana Poised To Ban Abortions Due To Fetal DefectsIndiana is poised to become the second state to ban abortions sought because a fetus has a genetic abnormality such as Down syndrome under a measure headed to Gov. Mike Pence for approval.
Anti-Abortion Protesters March Through LoopAt least 1,000 people braved the cold weather to march against abortion, reports WBBM's Mariam Sobh.
Hundreds Protest Planned Parenthood Outside Aurora ClinicThe controversy over videos purporting to show Planned Parenthood officials discussing the sale of body parts from aborted fetuses drew hundreds of people to a protest outside of the group’s Aurora clinic this morning.
Anti-Abortion Demonstrators Rally Outside Downtown Planned Parenthood OfficesAbout 125 anti-abortion demonstrators rallied on Michigan Avenue at noon in front of the offices of Planned Parenthood.
High Court Rejection Of Mass. Abortion Clinic 'Buffer Zone' Could Have Impact HereThe U.S. Supreme Court has struck down a Massachusetts law that created a buffer zone around abortion clinics, and it is expected to have an impact on so-called “sidewalk counselors” in Chicago.
Illinois Supreme Court Upholds Parental Notification Abortion LawThe Illinois Supreme Court ended a lengthy and emotionally charged legal appeal over an abortion notification law Thursday, clearing the way for the state to begin enforcing a 1995 measure that requires doctors to notify a girl's parents 48 hours before the procedure.
Abortion Protest Staged Outside Planned Parenthood FundraiserActivist Sandra Fluke was the main honoree. The Georgetown University law school student became a household name last year when a talk show host called her a prostitute because she tried to lobby Congress for mandatory health care coverage of birth control.
Abortion Rights Supporters, Opponents Mark 40th Anniversary Of Roe V. WadeNearly 1,000 people attended a Planned Parenthood fundraiser Wednesday marking the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Protesters hoisting graphic six-foot-tall photographs of aborted fetuses greeted those who attended the fundraiser.
40th Anniversary Of Roe v. WadePlanned Parenthood and other abortion rights advocates marked the 40th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade with a fundraiser. As WBBM's Steve Miller reports, abortion opponents held a mass and prayer service yesterday.
Opinion: Brain Dead Politics In VirginiaKen Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women's health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.