Governor Pritzker Signs Sweeping Abortion Rights LawGov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday has signed legislation making Illinois the most progressive state in the nation for women’s reproductive rights.
Governor, Lawmakers Celebrate Approval Of Budget, Construction Plan, Gambling Expansion, And MoreThe capital construction plan is the state’s first infrastructure investment since 2009.
Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination Revives Abortion Issue In Governor's RacePresident Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court is reviving the issue of abortion in the Illinois governor’s race.
Supreme Court Voids Part Of California Crisis Pregnancy Center LawThe Supreme Court effectively put an end Tuesday to a California law that forces anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers to provide information about abortion. The 5-4 ruling also casts doubts on similar laws in Hawaii and Illinois.
Activists Gather In Springfield To Protect Abortion RightsDozens of women descended on Springfield on Tuesday to protest Gov. Rauner's flip-flopped position on abortion.
Lawmakers Seek Vote On Abortion Bill As Women Rally At State CapitolHundreds of activists marched on the Illinois State Capitol on Tuesday, declaring women do not have equality in the U.S.
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.
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.
Opinion: Paul Ryan And The War on WomenIf you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan's record on women's health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney's primary opponents, Rick Santorum.
Opponents Picket As Quinn Presents Award For Abortion Rights GroupThere were pickets outside, but applause inside, as Gov. Pat Quinn presented an award to a rape victims’ advocate at on behalf of an abortion rights group Thursday.
Catholic Bishops Slam Quinn For Presenting Pro-Choice AwardGov. Pat Quinn was firing back on Thursday, after being attacked by the state’s Catholic bishops for presenting an award at an abortion rights group event.