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Over 10,000 lives saved, and we’re just getting started.

Turning Illinois pro-life, one heart at time.

What We DoWe take a 4 step approach to turning Illinois pro-life.


We’re changing hearts and minds through reliable science, real-life stories, and love.


We work with our political leaders to promote pro-life policies in our State.


It’s our job to provide the most up-to-date, scientific and credible information.


We provide hope, healing, and support for those in unplanned pregnancies and crisis situations.


Of students said they felt more pro-life after watching our Heart2Heart Educational Program speakers – and that includes pro-choice students.


Young adults we’ve spoken to in live presentations and discussions about abortion and other life issues impacting their generation – over the past two years alone.


People have been reached by Illinois Right to Life through our online outreach and media appearances including Television interviews and publications in the Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, the Washington Times, and more.

$.5 Million

In financial assistance was given to help mothers in crisis situations through Project Love, our grant program that has been around for 21 years.


Requests for information are made to our office from pregnancy help centers, students, legislators, other political leaders, national pro-life organizations, and more – every year.


We are a 1 stop shop for everything you need. We provide fact-based education and credible pro-life information for our legislators, teachers, pastors, and community leaders.

Illinois Right to Life is a non-profit organization that educates on the beauty and value of all human life regardless of a person’s size, gender, race, age, or disability. We use a grassroots approach to build a culture of life in Illinois that welcomes and loves all human life from conception through natural death.

Where We Stand

Being pro-life isn’t a statement of beliefs, it’s a way of life. Here’s where we stand on some of important issues.


In the Spotlight

  • Major Pro-Life Organizations Announce Strategic Merger

    CHICAGO – April 18, 2017: Today, Illinois Right to Life and Illinois Citizens for Life, two of the state’s most established pro-life organizations, announced that they have merged as of April 1, 2017.
  • Project Love

    Project Love is a grant program of Illinois Right to Life that supports women in unplanned or crisis pregnancy situations. Project Love was founded in 1996 by the late Mary Bliss out of her love and concern for pregnant women in difficult situations.

Our Blog

  • The search is on!

    February 19, 2018

    Position: Executive Director Over the last 50 years, Illinois Right to Life has been at the forefront of the pro-life movement in Illinois. We use a grassroots approach to build a culture that loves and protects all people from conception … Continue reading

  • Special Announcement

    February 13, 2018

    It’s here! This is a big day for the future pro-life movement in Illinois. Why? The Heart2Heart Educational Program is here! (And you are the first to hear about it.) I invite you to go to right now and … Continue reading

  • Be a Part of This

    February 12, 2018

    The momentum is building. Pro-lifers across the world are gearing up for a global and incredibly powerful pro-life endeavor. The energy is ramping up in Illinois too. Here’s why… On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 40 Days for Life will kick of … Continue reading

  • Let’s DUMP ’em

    February 6, 2018

    Fact: Planned Parenthood has 17 clinics open for business in our state.  It’s pretty clear they are doing the best they can to keep Illinois the “abortion oasis” of the Midwest. But the next time you drive by a one … Continue reading