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

Turning Illinois pro-life, one heart at a 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.


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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

  • Pro-Lifers Sue on Basis of Discrimination

    November 23, 2020

    On November 18, the Frederick Douglass Foundation and Students for Life of America filed a lawsuit in federal court stating that the Washington D.C. police discriminated against their group’s pro-life views by preventing them from chalking pro-life messages on the … Continue reading

  • Pro-Life Activism During a Pandemic

    November 18, 2020

    On Saturday, November 14, an Illinois Right to Life employee went to pray by the Aurora Planned Parenthood and talk to the others who were there along with them. A few members of Pro-Life Action League were there leading some … Continue reading

  • Beauty from the Ashes of Rape: A Life Chat Interview w/ Tori Hope Petersen

    November 17, 2020

    The following article is a synopsis of an episode from our Life Chat Podcast series. To listen to the full episode, click here. One of the most prominent and perhaps most heartbreaking argument for abortion is in the case of rape. … Continue reading

  • Facebook Rejects IRL Ad to Help Women in Need

    November 13, 2020

    It’s no secret that social media outlets have been increasingly targeting conservative viewpoints in recent years. Facebook’s fact checkers are all too eager to hide information that does not coincide with their viewpoints–even when the information is true and credible. … Continue reading