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


    February 24, 2021

    Communications Manager Illinois Right to Life Chicago, IL 60606 Illinois Right to Life is seeking a communications manager who is a consummate storyteller, thrives on challenges, is deadline-driven, keeps up with the latest communications trends, and is passionate about the … Continue reading

  • 40 Days for Life Begins Its Largest Campaign Yet

    February 22, 2021

    40 Days for Life, a bi-annual pro-life activism event lasting 40 days, began again on February 17, 2021. The goal of 40 Days for Life is to encourage pro-lifers to, quite literally, stand for life by praying in front of … Continue reading

  • The Father of the Baby: What Rights Should He Have?

    A newly proposed bill in Tennessee is taking a lesser-used approach to the abortion issue: what if fathers had some power to protect their child from being killed in abortion? What if the father, who had an equal part in … Continue reading

  • Because Everyone Deserves a Birthday…

    February 18, 2021

    Did you know that you can help save lives for your birthday? Two weeks before your birthday, you will see a message from Facebook in your News Feeds giving you the option to create a fundraiser for your birthday. You … Continue reading