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Dems turn up heat on Rauner with bill to expand taxpayer-funded abortions
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Dems turn up heat on Rauner with bill to expand taxpayer-funded abortions

Chicago Tribune - April 26, 2017

House Democrats on Tuesday approved a controversial bill that would expand the availability of taxpayer-funded abortions in Illinois, putting Republican ...

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Morning Spin: Illinois House could vote on abortion bill Rauner opposes as women march on Capitol
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - April 25, 2017

Sara Feigenholtz, D-Chicago, would allow women to use Medicaid coverage and state employee health insurance for abortions. Supporters say the bill also would help ensure abortion remains legal in Illinois if Roe v. Wade is overturned by the Supreme Co

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Rauner won't say why he changed position on expanded abortion funding
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - April 21, 2017

"I dislike the Illinois law that restricts abortion coverage under the state Medicaid plan and state employees' health insurance because I believe it unfairly restricts access based on income. I would support a legislative effort to reverse that law," Rauner wrote ...

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Rauner's abortion bill veto pledge puts issue at early forefront of governor's race
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - April 19, 2017

But the governor is drawing criticism from potential 2018 Democratic challengers as well as abortion-rights advocates following a 2014 contest in which Rauner actively campaigned as a supporter of reproductive rights and proclaimed he had "no social agen

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Former Chicago doctor talks backlash in abortion documentary airing on HBO
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - March 29, 2017

In an abortion documentary set to air Monday on HBO, a former Chicago obstetrician-gynecologist discusses the backlash she has faced since she began providing abortion care at a downstate clinic.Dr. Erin King, who trained at Northwestern Memorial Hosp

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Why Tomi Lahren will get 'right' on abortion
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - March 21, 2017

Each cited a change in philosophy that, oh no, was not at all related to a dawning awareness that being in favor of abortion rights is a deal-breaker for the movement conservatives who control the national Republican Party and dominate right-wing media.

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