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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

  • Our Groundbreaking, New Heart2Heart Educational Program

    The Heart2Heart Program is a free online library of professionally filmed videos that serve to teach students pro-life values on various pro-life issues. Each video will be accompanied by a leader guide/lesson helper in order to arm teachers with the resources to teach pro-life values in their classrooms.
  • 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

  • New Extreme Abortion Legislation Comes to Illinois

    February 12, 2019

    Today, the American Civil Liberty Union of Illinois’ announced that two pro-abortion bills will be introduced to the state legislature this week. Lawmakers sponsoring the proposed legislation aim to repeal the Illinois Abortion Law 1975 and the Illinois Parental Notice … Continue reading

  • Live in Chicago? Get your voter guide!

    February 6, 2019

    The Chicago nonpartisan election is on February 26, 2019, so we have your voter guide ready. You can go to right now to download and print yours. We take ours right into the voting booths with us. It’s our civic and our moral … Continue reading

  • They Wore White Last Night…But Forgot To Check Their History Books

    Last night, as President Trump gave his State of the Union Address, pro-choice female legislators wore white to symbolize the early suffragists and their advocacy for women’s rights. There’s just one problem…one BIG problem, actually: The early suffragists strongly opposed … Continue reading

  • The Pride Before The Fall – A Note From Our Executive Director

    February 1, 2019

    We’ve all seen, in recent weeks, that pro-choice politicians across the country are pulling out all the stops – forcing legislation that’s long been considered “extreme” and unpopular with the American people. But the Empire State Building’s pink illumination last … Continue reading