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Illinois Articles Archive


Texas Senate OKs requiring separate abortion insurance, even for rape and incest
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - August 13, 2017

Ten states already have laws restricting insurance coverage of abortion in all private insurance plans: Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Utah. All make exceptions if the mother's life is endangered; only ...

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Illinois' abortion notification law harms free speech
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - August 11, 2017

Few issues evoke stronger feelings or more basic divisions than abortion. Those who think it should be legal regard it as part of women's basic autonomy and liberty. Those who think it should be outlawed in all or some cases see it as the deliberate and unwarranted ...

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Abortion rights group starts advocacy campaign aimed at men ...
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - August 10, 2017

Personal PAC is launching a new and provocative campaign to promote its political advocacy of abortion and reproductive rights for women.

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Letter: Illinois' abortion haven status a very bad omen
Peoria Journal Star, Illinois - August 9, 2017

It is almost impossible to describe our feelings upon reading the Journal Star's July 23 front-page article from the Chicago Tribune's reporting about the ease of obtaining an abortion in Illinois. This seemingly has resulted in Illinois becoming the country's ...

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The bio-chemistry of sex, love, gender differences and abortion
ChicagoNow (blog), Illinois - August 8, 2017

Her work on the biology of bonding and attraction is informing the dialogue about sexuality and abortion. She has studied the research about the chemical and cellular complexities that transpire when a woman becomes pregnant. Thorn explains how every woma

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Federal court judge halts enforcement of Illinois abortion notification ...
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - August 4, 2017

Christian crisis pregnancy centers sued and the judge presiding over the case agreed that freedom of speech issues are on the line.

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Abortion services resume at Merrillville Planned Parenthood
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - August 1, 2017

After a temporary halt, abortion services at Planned Parenthood's Merrillville center resumed Monday, according to the Indiana State Department of Health.The services were stopped from July 13 through Sunday after a backup physician left the clinic, accor

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Judge blocks Arkansas from enforcing 4 abortion restrictions
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - July 29, 2017

A federal judge has blocked Arkansas from enforcing four new abortion restrictions, including a ban on a common second trimester procedure and a fetal remains law that opponents say would effectively require a partner's consent before a woman could get an a

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SNEED: Gov's aide who compared abortion to Nazis may be on her way out
Chicago Sun-Times, Illinois - July 21, 2017

The Rauner administration, still reeling from Carlâs posts against abortions and unions, emphasizes they were Carlâs personal opinions and written before she was hired.Sneed is told the governor was not happy with the leadership of his communications de

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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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STEINBERG: 2 women speak their minds on the Holocaust, abortion rights
Chicago Sun-Times, Illinois - July 20, 2017

Besides, it's so well-worn. In April, Carl wrote a piece for the Huffington Post airing the standard anti-abortion trope comparing a medical procedure voluntarily practiced every day by women around the world to the Holocaust of the Jews during World

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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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