US Judge Blocks Indiana 2nd Trimester Abortion Procedure BanA federal judge blocked an Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure on Friday, just days before the law was set to come into force.
Mike Madigan, John Cullerton Barred From Communion In Springfield Over Abortion VotesFollowing their votes that expanded abortion rights in Illinois, House Speaker Mike Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton have been barred from receiving Communion in Springfield.
Senate Completes Work On $39.9B Budget, Legislation To Protect Abortion Rights In Illinois ApprovedGov. J.B. Pritzker hugged and congratulated sponsors of legislation to protect abortion rights in Illinois after the Senate approved the plan 34-20.
Supreme Court Upholds Indiana Abortion Law On Fetal RemainsThe Indiana measure that would have prevented a woman from having an abortion for reasons related to race, gender or disability gets closer to the core abortion rights.
Illinois House Committee Passes Controversial Reproductive Health Act In SpringfieldAn Illinois House committee is debating the controversial Reproductive Health Act in Springfield, but some lawmakers are unhappy about the short notice.
Lawsuit Seeks To Block Indiana Ban On Abortion ProcedureFederal courts have blocked similar laws in others states, but Indiana anti-abortion groups hope Justice Brett Kavanaugh's addition has pushed the U.S. Supreme Court further to the right on abortion questions.
Illinois, 20 Other States To Sue Over Trump's New Restrictions On Family Planning Clinics And AbortionsIllinois and 20 other states are filing lawsuits seeking to block the Trump administration’s new rule to make it more difficult for women to get abortions.
Proposal In Indiana Would Let Pharmacists Refuse To Give Abortion DrugsA bill advancing in the Indiana Legislature would let pharmacists refuse to dispense abortion-inducing drugs to women if they have ethical, moral or religious objections.
Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana Abortion Clinic LawChief Justice John Roberts joined the court's four liberals in putting a hold on the law, pending a full review of the case.
Pro-Life And Pro-Choice Marches Bring Thousands To Chicago's StreetsBoth marches coincide with next week's anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized abortion in 1973.
Kavanaugh: Roe V. Wade Is 'Precedent'With the departure of retired Justice Anthony Kennedy, abortion rights could hang on Kavanaugh's vote.
Terra Costa Howard Attacks Rep. Peter Breen's Pro-Life ViewsDemocratic like nominee for State Representative, Terra Costa Howard, are choosing abortion as a key issue in the race for State Representative.
Sen. Susan Collins Says Trump SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Told Her Roe v. Wade Is Settled LawCollins, the much-watched senator from Maine, is considered a key vote in Kavanaugh's nomination.
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.