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.
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.
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.
Rep. Tom MorrisonIL State Representative, 54th District
“Participating in the 2015 March for Life Chicago was the first time in my life that I ever publicly protested the legalization of abortion. Thanks to Illinois Right to Life, I got to stand up for what I believe in with other people that hold my same values. It was an incredibly inspiring experience, and today I am more pro-life than ever before because of the March for Life Chicago.”Steven T.
In the Spotlight
July 20, 2018
On Thursday, July 19, 2018, Mary Kate Knorr, our executive director, was featured in a televised segment for At Issue with H Wayne Wilson, on the PBS network. In this segment, Mary Kate was joined by Elise Bouc, Chairman of … Continue reading
July 19, 2018
In 2016, there were 38,382 reported abortions in Illinois. The number of abortions peaked in 1977, while in 2016, the number of abortions in Illinois reached the lowest level since the legalization of abortion in 1973. As of 2014, Illinois ranks #10 in the … Continue reading
July 18, 2018
“At Planned Parenthood, nothing matters more than the health and well-being of our patients.” This statement is taken directly from Planned Parenthood’s website. So the well-being of patients are Planned Parenthood’s top priority, right? To the contrary, there have been several … Continue reading
July 10, 2018
On Monday, July 10, 2018, President Donald Trump announced to the nation his choice for Justice Anthony Kennedy’s successor on the Supreme Court: Judge Brett Kavanaugh. “We are very proud of President Trump’s decision to nominate Brett Kavanaugh,” said Mary … Continue reading