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

  • Terrible New Pro-Abortion bill is Introduced

    June 16, 2021

    A new, terrible pro-abortion bill was introduced in the U.S. Congress earlier this month with the misleading name, “Women’s Health Protection Act.” Tom McClusky, president of March for Life Action, told Catholic News Agency that the, “Misnamed Women’s Health Protection … Continue reading

  • Georgette Forney: Bringing Hope and Healing to Women

    June 15, 2021

    A dynamic hero for women, Georgette’s story is relatively simple: At 16, she got an abortion because it seemed like the simple solution. However, it wasn’t until she was in her mid-thirties that she finally found healing. What she did … Continue reading

  • Dr. Steve Jacobs is published in The Federalist!

    June 14, 2021

    Illinois Right to Life’s Program Director Steve Jacobs, J.D., Ph.D. appeared in Thursday’s issue of the online magazine, The Federalist. The article, entitled The Supreme Court Shouldn’t Return Abortion to the States, It Should Ban Abortion Altogether, examines Dr. Jacobs’ opinion regarding the … Continue reading

  • Woman in Need on the Streets of Chicago

    June 9, 2021

    Around ten o’clock this morning our development manager, Sarah Brown, came rushing back to the office from a coffee run. “There’s a woman outside who has a baby,” she explained, “And she needs our help.” On her way back to … Continue reading