Pregnancy Resource Centers in Danger

This is what we’ve been worried about – the potential of a direct threat to our pregnancy resource centers.. Every year pregnancy resource centers (PRCs) give out millions of dollars in diapers, baby clothes, parenting classes, and more, to pregnant … Continue reading

Introducing: Emily Alcaraz!

The entire team at Illinois Right to Life is excited to introduce our newest member: Emily Alcaraz! Emily joined Illinois Right to Life on June 7 as our new development manager and we couldn’t be more excited to add her … Continue reading

The Repeal of Parental Notice Goes Into Effect

The absolute need to protect our children has been top of mind for countless individuals this past week. As the stories out of Uvalde, Texas have grown more and more unthinkable many parents, myself included, are realizing our children’s safety … Continue reading

Is Illinois Pro-Abortion or Pro-Life?

“The end of Roe.” That simple sentence evokes a mirage of emotions from different demographics of people in our country, and the overturning of Roe v. Wade is possibly the most controversial topic of our time, but today I want … Continue reading

Kids Know.

Kids know. I love talking to people around Illinois about how we can save babies in our state as well as how we can best help women experiencing crisis pregnancies, but I most enjoy learning from the kids. Last week, … Continue reading

Abby Johnson: Fierce Mercy

Fierce Mercy: Those two words together might seem ironic. If you think about it, fierce doesn’t seem to be a good adjective to describe mercy, does it? Well, Abby Johnson disagrees. Our executive director Amy Gehrke interviewed Abby Johnson on … Continue reading

Backstage at the National March for Life

Stepping onto the stage and gazing out at thousands upon thousands of applauding people as far as the eye can see is not only indescribable, but also incredibly humbling. At the National March for Life in Washington D.C. this past … Continue reading

A Rallying Cry to the Midwest

The beating of the drums, chilling winds and slick sidewalks, crowds of people as far as the eye can see. For anyone who grew up in the Chicagoland area and regularly attended the March for Life Chicago as a child, … Continue reading

Live Action, L.A., and Defending Life

This past weekend, IRL Executive Director Amy Gehrke and I traveled across the country to the beautiful state of California to attend Live Action’s “Unite for Life” event. During this pro-life rally, which was attended by thousands from across the … Continue reading