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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.

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Conception – It’s a brown haired, green eyed girl! At the moment of conception, your baby’s sex, hair color, eye color, skin color, and body type have been determined. The baby has a unique DNA that will never again be repeated in the history of the world!

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SCOTUS Overturns HB 2: Women Betrayed

SCOTUS Overturns HB 2: Women Betrayed

In a 5-3 decision from the U.S. Supreme Court, they decided to overturn the Texas law that would have protected women’s health.  We’ve read the entire opinion, the concurring opinion, and the two scathing dissenting opinions. We’ve discussed the decision with … Continue reading

SCOTUS: What’s at Stake?

SCOTUS: What’s at Stake?

We’re getting down to the wire. The U.S. Supreme Court is set to release the most significant Supreme Court decision on abortion in over two decades – Whole Women’s Health v. Hellersedt. Illinois Right to Life teamed up with Chicago’s Thomas More Society … Continue reading

Abortion: My Body, My Choice … Or is it?

Abortion: My Body, My Choice … Or is it?

It’s a woman’s body, so isn’t abortion her choice? This is a very important question that deserves an accurate answer. First, let’s begin by saying that no woman – pro-choice or pro-life – delights in intentionally ending the life of … Continue reading

“Were Changing Minds Based on Science”: A Conversation with Emily Zender

“Were Changing Minds Based on Science”: A Conversation with Emily Zender

In a special episode of Against the Current, by Upstream Ideas, Dan Proft, radio talk-show host for Chicago’s Morning Answer, sits down for an exclusive interview with Emily Zender, executive director of Illinois Right to Life. In their conversation, Dan asks … Continue reading