Legislative Action

UPDATE - HB 40 (State funding of abortions) PASSES THE HOUSE

This bill has the potential to reverse almost every pro-life effort made in Illinois and will protect abortion if regulated, defunded or o...

August 3, 2016

Illinois Law forces referrals, encouragement for abortion

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has signed into law a bill (SB1564) forcing pro-life people to violate their faith and conscience.

It requires all healthcare professionals to refer for abortions and discuss the benefits of abortion - regardless of what their personal feelings about abortion may be or the dictates of their conscience that they would never in a million years recommend or suggest an abortion to anyone

The U.S. Constitution guarantees freedom of speech, and the law, scheduled to go into effect in January, forces a particular speech. The Constitution also provides for freedom of religion.

Alliance Defending Freedom will be filing a lawsuit.

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