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SNEED: Gov's aide who compared abortion to Nazis may be on her way out
Chicago Sun-Times

SNEED: Gov's aide who compared abortion to Nazis may be on her way out

Chicago Sun-Times - July 21, 2017

The Rauner administration, still reeling from Carlâs posts against abortions and unions, emphasizes they were Carlâs personal opinions and written before ...

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Jane: Abortion and the Underground relives the bad old days of covert abortions
Chicago Reader, Illinois - July 21, 2017

And even now it seems sort of fantastical: a group of young Chicago women, a mix of activists and housewives, who worked together to arrange illegal abortions for women in apartments in and around the city, eventually performing the procedures themselves after ...

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New Rauner hire compared abortion to Nazi eugenics in blog post
Chicago Sun-Times, Illinois - July 19, 2017

Bruce Rauner's new communications aides has argued that abortion is being used âto rid the world of disabled and other 'unwanted' personsâ â comparing it to Nazi Germany. Communications specialist Brittany Carl has also taken on organized labor in her ...

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'My last resort' — thousands come to Illinois to have abortions
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - July 14, 2017

"I've seen what unplanned pregnancies do to people," said the woman, who requested anonymity to keep her recent abortion a secret from those closest to her. "I don't want to be put through that. I don't want to be forced into a marriage. I don't want to raise a ...

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With fewer clinics, Indiana has steepest drop in abortions since 2013
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - July 7, 2017

An Indiana State Department of Health report shows 7,277 abortions were performed in the state last year, representing an 8.5 percent drop from 2015. Indiana's abortion rate has been falling for several years, but had seen small declines since a 7 percent drop ...

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Christian crisis pregnancy centers sue Illinois over new abortion notice law
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - July 5, 2017

Wade ruling legalizing abortion â to shield physicians opposed to performing the procedure. Modifications to that law, designed to protect patients who didn't know all their options, were signed into law by Rauner last year after an emotional Illinois

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