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Pro-Life Catholics Band Together to Oppose Pro-Choice Biden

Pro-Life Catholics Band Together to Oppose Pro-Choice Biden

The Catechism of the Catholic Church speaks outrightly about how abortion is the murder of an innocent child. Given this, one would suspect that all Catholics are pro-life. However, a massive wound has been festering in the Church: many Catholics … Continue reading

Antifa Activist Assaults Pro-Lifer

Antifa Activist Assaults Pro-Lifer

A Portland man painting “Baby Lives Matter” on the sidewalk was attacked on September 10th by an Antifa activist. Taylor Hansen, the man who had endured the beatings, posted on Twitter, saying “Last night in Portland I was beaten bloody … Continue reading

Unmasking HBO’s New ‘Unpregnant’ Film

Unmasking HBO’s New ‘Unpregnant’ Film

We’ve all experienced times of doubt in our lives: uncertainty, fear, not knowing what the next day holds for us. But who has more fear, anxiety, and turmoil than a young girl facing an unexpected pregnancy? Unpregnant is a new … Continue reading

Abortionist Who Boasted Cutting Off the Vocal Cords of Fetuses Loses Her Medical License

Abortionist Who Boasted Cutting Off the Vocal Cords of Fetuses Loses Her Medical License

Dr. Leah Torres, notorious and Twitter-famous abortionist, has just had her medical license suspended in Alabama after years of performing abortions.  Due to suspected fraudulency in her application, Torres was ordered by the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners to “immediately … Continue reading

Shrine Dedicated to Honor Aborted Children in Mexico

Shrine Dedicated to Honor Aborted Children in Mexico

Last month, the Mexican Pro-Life Association, Los Inocentes de Maria (Mary’s Innocent Ones), dedicated a shrine in honor of all aborted children. The shrine is also known as Rachel’s Grotto and is meant to be a place where reconciliation can … Continue reading

7 Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Realize Are Pro-Life

7 Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Realize Are Pro-Life

Kanye West Kanye West is one of the most widely known celebrities in America, and he keeps coming out with more statements about how pro-life he is. This musician icon married to Reality TV star Kim Kardashian announced his plans … Continue reading

Black Pro-Life Activists Call Out Planned Parenthood for Its Racism

Black Pro-Life Activists Call Out Planned Parenthood for Its Racism

Remaining overshadowed in the background of the Black Lives Matter movement are thousands and thousands of people who agree with the statement that black lives matter, but believe that the principles of the movement and the way they are carried … Continue reading

Being a Pro-Life Professor in a Pro-Choice Culture

Being a Pro-Life Professor in a Pro-Choice Culture

The first day of the fall semester is filled with excitement, anticipation, and probably a dose of fear for any student, but it was amplified for me because this wasn’t just the start to a new semester, it was my … Continue reading

It’s Time to STOP Sexualizing Children

It’s Time to STOP Sexualizing Children

Children are our future, and as such, they should be protected and nourished. Recently there has been an influx of questionable, if not extremely abominable, incidents occurring with children. Thankfully many of these incidents have not gone unnoticed. Pop stars, … Continue reading

Abby Johnson and Kamala Harris: Who’s Really Advocating for Women?

Abby Johnson and Kamala Harris: Who’s Really Advocating for Women?

Two women, both speaking on behalf of their country, both claiming to advocate for women’s rights, but both having drastically different ideas as to what women’s rights should entail: such is the scene of the recent Democratic and Republican National … Continue reading

Susan B. Anthony Pardoned by President Trump

Susan B. Anthony Pardoned by President Trump

On August 18th, 2020, the 100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage, Donald Trump declared Susan B. Anthony was officially pardoned for her crime of illegally voting. Susan B. Anthony is a woman’s rights icon and lesser-known as an avid abolitionist. On … Continue reading

“Unborn Black Lives Matter” Banner Flown over Democratic National Convention

“Unborn Black Lives Matter” Banner Flown over Democratic National Convention

The Democratic National Convention is one of the hottest topics of this past week. Because of the radical pro-abortion stance of the Democratic candidates, pro-lifers are doing all they can to broadcast this, and to show the American people that … Continue reading

WE’RE HIRING

WE’RE HIRING

Position: Executive Director Over the last 50+ years, Illinois Right to Life has been at the forefront of the pro-life movement in Illinois. We use a grassroots approach to build a culture that loves and protects all people from conception … Continue reading

Abby Johnson and Nick Sandmann to Speak at Republican National Convention

Abby Johnson and Nick Sandmann to Speak at Republican National Convention

This week the famous Abby Johnson tweeted, “Since the Trump campaign has confirmed, I guess I can, too. I am speaking at the Republican National Committee!” Abby Johnson is best known for her story being told in the popular pro-life … Continue reading

Unborn Baby Saved Outside Aroura Planned Parenthood Clinic

Unborn Baby Saved Outside Aroura Planned Parenthood Clinic

A pro-life presence outside of Planned Parenthoods during this uncertain time tends to be even more discouraged than it is during normal times, however, there have been multiple instances in the past few months that have encouraged pro-lifers to keep … Continue reading

Pro-Life Victory at Mexico’s Supreme Court

Pro-Life Victory at Mexico’s Supreme Court

On July 30, 2020, Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled a 4-1 decision to strike down a lower court ruling which had forced Veracruz, a Mexican state, to legalize abortion during the first twelve weeks of pregnancy. Veracruz’s state constitution is very … Continue reading

PETITION: Demand Planned Parenthood of Illinois Return the Millions it Improperly Received in PPP Money

PETITION: Demand Planned Parenthood of Illinois Return the Millions it Improperly Received in PPP Money

Our tax dollars shouldn’t fund the killing of innocent children. Sign our petition to demand Planned Parenthood of Illinois return the millions of dollars it received in Paycheck Protection Program loans. Many affiliates of Planned Parenthood Federation of America wrongly … Continue reading

Kamala Harris is no moderate, especially on abortion.

Kamala Harris is no moderate, especially on abortion.

When Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate, the New York Times and other major media outlets applauded his choice of a “pragmatic moderate” and “centrist.” “Kamala Harris comes from the middle of the … Continue reading

Beach Bod or Baby: When Being Pro-Choice Means Choosing a Beach Body over a Baby

Beach Bod or Baby: When Being Pro-Choice Means Choosing a Beach Body over a Baby

There are many reasons women might use to justify getting an abortion, from mental health to physical reasons, but recently a woman was given an abortion pill for a reason most people would agree is preposterous. Christian Concern, a group … Continue reading

Heroes for Life Amidst the Beirut Explosion

Heroes for Life Amidst the Beirut Explosion

On August 4th, Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon, experienced a devastating explosion, killing hundreds of people and injuring thousands. Many buildings in the near vicinity were completely destroyed and the city sustained widespread damage. According to UNICEF, “at least … Continue reading

Pro-Life Home for Sex-Trafficked Girls Finally Gets Approval to Open

Pro-Life Home for Sex-Trafficked Girls Finally Gets Approval to Open

Human Trafficking and what to do about it: This is a topic that has been high on the radar the past few weeks, especially with the observance of National Day against Sex Trafficking. News surrounding this topic is often somber … Continue reading

Pro-Life Students Arrested for Chalking in Front of DC Planned Parenthood

Pro-Life Students Arrested for Chalking in Front of DC Planned Parenthood

Two pro-life activists were arrested Saturday while chalking “Black Pre-Born Lives Matter” on the sidewalk outside of a D.C. Planned Parenthood. 22-year old Towson University student Erica Caporaletti was arrested along with 29-year old D.C. resident Warner DePriest. They were … Continue reading

Why We Cannot Trust Planned Parenthood’s Decision to Disavow Margaret Sanger

Why We Cannot Trust Planned Parenthood’s Decision to Disavow Margaret Sanger

On July 21st, Planned Parenthood of Greater New York announced its decision to rename their Manhattan facility to eliminate the name of their founder, Margaret Sanger. This decision was aimed to distance themselves from Sanger’s racist eugenicist ideologies. While it … Continue reading

Priests and Pastors Urge America to Vote for Donald Trump

Priests and Pastors Urge America to Vote for Donald Trump

On Sunday, July 26, one of the most renowned pro-life priests of our time came out with a statement which addressed who Catholics, and all who are pro-life, should vote for. Sunday marked the 100 day point until the 2020 … Continue reading

Joe Biden Endorses Abortion under any Circumstances

Joe Biden Endorses Abortion under any Circumstances

A few weeks ago, after the Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law that would have required doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital, Joe Biden made an outlandish claim that he supports abortion “under … Continue reading

Consistent Life Ethics and Daniel Lewis Lee’s Execution

Consistent Life Ethics and Daniel Lewis Lee’s Execution

This past Tuesday, July 14th, at 8:07 a.m., Daniel Lewis Lee was the victim of the first federal execution in 17 years. Lee, a self-proclaimed white supremacist, was sentenced to death after murdering the Mueller family in 1996. According to … Continue reading

A Message from Our Executive Director Regarding Our Event with Sarah Huckabee Sanders

A Message from Our Executive Director Regarding Our Event with Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Friends,   You may have heard that, back in June, we filed a lawsuit in federal court to challenge Gov. Pritzker’s 50-person gathering limit, in the hopes that we might begin holding the important large events that are pivotal to … Continue reading

Little Sisters of the Poor’s Victory Over Birth Control

Little Sisters of the Poor’s Victory Over Birth Control

This past Wednesday, July 8th, the supreme court ruled for the Catholic nonprofit aimed to serve impoverished elderly, Little Sisters of the Poor, to be exempt from providing their employees with insurance covering birth control under the Affordable Care Act. … Continue reading

New York Planned Parenthood Execs Accused of Racism by Their Own Employees

New York Planned Parenthood Execs Accused of Racism by Their Own Employees

While the racist and eugenic nature of Planned Parenthood is well-known to the pro-life movement, it’s own employees are now waking up to this reality. An open letter to the executives of Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY) from … Continue reading

Planned Parenthood Admits to Fetal Trafficking in New Video

Planned Parenthood Admits to Fetal Trafficking in New Video

On June 30th, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) released a shocking and disturbing video of Planned Parenthood admitting to fetal trafficking and even harvesting organs from born-alive abortion victims. Planned Parenthood and their allies have claimed for years that … Continue reading

Trump Signs Executive Order Aimed at Improving Foster Care

Trump Signs Executive Order Aimed at Improving Foster Care

On June 24, 2020, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order to improve the foster care system in America. One may be curious as to how exactly he plans on improving foster care. He made it clear he plans to … Continue reading

Illinois Right to Life Launches New Virtual Project

Illinois Right to Life Launches New Virtual Project

After cancelling several of our in-person events due to COVID-19, we are excited to announce the launching of a new virtual project. Over the course of the next few weeks, we will be coming to you LIVE on Facebook to … Continue reading

Four Myths About Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Four Myths About Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) are at the frontlines of the fight against abortion. They are often situated close to Planned Parenthoods, and provide many of the same services, sans abortions, at no charge. These clinics are perhaps the most effective … Continue reading

Joe Biden and Sexual Assault Hypocrisy at Planned Parenthood

Joe Biden and Sexual Assault Hypocrisy at Planned Parenthood

On June 15th, 2020, Planned Parenthood Action Fund announced their endorsement of presidential candidate, Joe Biden. Due to Joe Biden’s history as an abortion advocate, Planned Parenthood’s endorsement should not come as a surprise. However, by endorsing Joe Biden, Planned … Continue reading

IRL Files Laswsuit Against Governor Pritzker Over Ban on Gatherings

IRL Files Laswsuit Against Governor Pritzker Over Ban on Gatherings

With the help of attorneys at the Liberty Justice Center, we just filed a lawsuit against Governor J. B. Pritzker. This is being done in response to the governor’s strict limits on gatherings and his overreach of executive powers, as … Continue reading

Yes, Sex-Selective Abortions Really Are a Problem in the US

Yes, Sex-Selective Abortions Really Are a Problem in the US

The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) updated their “Sex Selective Abortion Ban Fact Sheet” on June 19th, 2020 to express their concerns over the then ten states that had passed bills prohibiting abortions based on sex-selection. After examining … Continue reading

COVID-19 Vaccines: Will there Be an Ethical Option?

COVID-19 Vaccines: Will there Be an Ethical Option?

With more than 2.1 million reported cases of the coronavirus in America alone, a rush to find a cure has ensued. And according to the World Health Organization, there are currently around 120 potential COVID-19 vaccines in development. The good … Continue reading

The Overreaching Agenda of Planned Parenthood

The Overreaching Agenda of Planned Parenthood

For decades, Planned Parenthood has posed itself as a reproductive health organization. Under the guise of their catchy name, Planned Parenthood has been allowed to receive government funding and by association, tax-payer money. Although pro-life citizens everywhere are furious that … Continue reading

Ending Racial Disparities Within Maternal Healthcare

Ending Racial Disparities Within Maternal Healthcare

Racial disparities in regards to maternal healthcare within Illinois is, unfortunately, not new news. Just this past November, March of Dimes, a nonprofit organization that aims to aid in the health of mothers and babies, gave the state a D+ … Continue reading

Abortion Supporters Are Using COVID-19 to Increase the Demand for RU-486

Abortion Supporters Are Using COVID-19 to Increase the Demand for RU-486

Chemical abortions have been endorsed by the pro-choice movement for quite some time now, but not until the past few months, when the world has been in the midst of a pandemic, has it been pushed so aggressively by pro-choice … Continue reading

Pro-Life Laws that Are on the Move Across the Nation

Pro-Life Laws that Are on the Move Across the Nation

As the country opens back up, state legislatures are beginning to get back into action. While not much has been happening on the abortion law front in Illinois, other states have seen some notable legislative pieces cropping up. There are … Continue reading

Who are those Kids in Yellow?

Who are those Kids in Yellow?

If you’ve ever been to any kind of pro-life rally or protest in the Midwest or beyond, you may have noticed a joyful group of teenagers clad in yellow, carrying massive banners, leading chants and banging drums. These kids in … Continue reading

An Insider’s Look at the Lies Behind Modern Feminism and the Sexual Revolution

An Insider’s Look at the Lies Behind Modern Feminism and the Sexual Revolution

In her younger years, Sue Ellen Browder  wrote for the notoriously feminist-bent, abortion-promoting Cosmopolitan magazine. She has since come out of that experience with eyes opened to the lies she was told to propagandize–lies about promiscuous lifestyles, lies about the … Continue reading

Seven Influential Black Pro-Life Advocates of Today

Seven Influential Black Pro-Life Advocates of Today

During this time in which protests, marches, and riots to end racism and the prejudices projected on black people are sweeping the nation, Illinois Right to Life would like to emphasize the importance of black lives and would like to … Continue reading

African American Pro-Life Leaders Who Actively Challenged Racism in the 20th Century

African American Pro-Life Leaders Who Actively Challenged Racism in the 20th Century

Right now, black people across America are making rousing calls to demand respect due to them as human beings and to put an end to racism. To show solidarity with the African American community during this time, Illinois Right to … Continue reading

Exposing the Systemic Racism of Abortion

Exposing the Systemic Racism of Abortion

The sickening and unjust killing of George Floyd has catapulted the nation into a frenzied discussion about systemic racism. This past January the National Pro-Life Summit conducted a panel on the impact of abortion on the black community, and the … Continue reading

Ivy-League Athletes Choose Life While Still Pursing Athletic Dreams

Ivy-League Athletes Choose Life While Still Pursing Athletic Dreams

A seemingly normal occurrence has recently made national news: A man and a woman had an unexpected pregnancy and now have a beautiful new baby! But what makes this story news-worthy to the world and an inspiration to the pro-life … Continue reading

Three Reasons Why Planned Parenthood Does Not Support Black Lives

Three Reasons Why Planned Parenthood Does Not Support Black Lives

On June 1st, The International Planned Parenthood Federation / WHR uploaded a photo on Instagram that said in bold letters “RACISM IS A REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ISSUE” and carried the caption, “Systemic racism and police brutality cannot be ignored. We need … Continue reading

Pro-Life Students Are Egged While Peacefully Protesting Outside Waukegan Planned Parenthood

Pro-Life Students Are Egged While Peacefully Protesting Outside Waukegan Planned Parenthood

Last Friday, May 27, an estimated four hundred pro-lifers gathered at the new Planned Parenthood facility to protest the clinic’s secret opening. The protest captivated the zeal and interest of citizens across  Illinois and Wisconsin. Many groups showed up, including … Continue reading

In the Midst of Quarantine, New Planned Parenthood Opens in Illinois

In the Midst of Quarantine, New Planned Parenthood Opens in Illinois

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Megan Reznicek megan@illinoisrighttolife.org 312-422-9300 ILLINOIS RIGHT TO LIFE RESPONDS TO SURPRISE OPENING OF WAUKEGAN PLANNED PARENTHOOD MAY 13, 2020 — (CHICAGO) Illinois Right to Life Executive Director Mary Kate Knorr responded on Wednesday to news that, … Continue reading

Project Love Has the Perfect Gift for this Mother’s Day

Project Love Has the Perfect Gift for this Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day being just around the corner, we have the perfect way to celebrate all the wonderful mothers you know. Customarily, at this time of the year, our grant program, Project Love, offers its beautiful Mother’s Day and Father’s … Continue reading

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Former White House Press Secretary, to Keynote Illinois Right to Life Event

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Former White House Press Secretary, to Keynote Illinois Right to Life Event

SARAH HUCKABEE SANDERS, FORMER WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY, TO KEYNOTE ILLINOIS RIGHT TO LIFE EVENT February 6, 2020—(Chicago) Illinois Right to Life announced on Wednesday that Sarah Huckabee Sanders, former White House Press Secretary, will be the featured keynote speaker … Continue reading

Get Your Pro-Life Voter Guide Today

Get Your Pro-Life Voter Guide Today

Election season is upon us! The Illinois primary election is on March 17th, 2020, so we have your voter guide ready. You can go to www.VoteProLifeIllinois.com right now to download and print yours. We take our rights into the voting … Continue reading

Illinois Right to Life Files Amicus Brief with U.S. Supreme Court in Support of Louisiana Abortion Regulation

Illinois Right to Life Files Amicus Brief with U.S. Supreme Court in Support of Louisiana Abortion Regulation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Megan Reznicek megan@illinoisrighttolife.org 312-422-9300 ILLINOIS RIGHT TO LIFE FILES AMICUS BRIEF WITH U.S. SUPREME COURT IN SUPPORT OF LOUISIANA ABORTION REGULATION JANUARY 15, 2020 — (CHICAGO) Earlier this month, Illinois Right to Life (IRL) submitted an … Continue reading

Illinois Right to Life Responds to POLITICO Article Announcing Illinois Parental Notice Repeal Effort

Illinois Right to Life Responds to POLITICO Article Announcing Illinois Parental Notice Repeal Effort

IRL RESPONDS TO POLITICO ARTICLE ANNOUNCING ILLINOIS PARENTAL NOTICE REPEAL EFFORT December 19, 2019 – (CHICAGO) Illinois Right to Life Executive Director Mary Kate Knorr responded on Thursday to news that abortion advocates in Illinois plan to introduce legislation to … Continue reading

Democratic Politicians Want Abortion with No Restrictions, But What Does America Want?

Democratic Politicians Want Abortion with No Restrictions, But What Does America Want?

Democratic presidential candidates may not be able to agree on everything, but last week’s debate proved they’re unanimously in support of abortion. In fact, the presidential candidates sought to one-up each other and flaunt their abortion advocacy. The debate saw … Continue reading

RELEASE: IRL Responds to March of Dimes D+ Rating for Preterm Births in Chicago and Illinois

RELEASE: IRL Responds to March of Dimes D+ Rating for Preterm Births in Chicago and Illinois

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Illinois Right to Life info@illinoisrighttolife.org 312-422-9300 IRL RESPONDS TO MARCH OF DIMES D+ RATING FOR PRETERM BIRTHS IN CHICAGO AND ILLINOIS NOVEMBER 4, 2019 – (Chicago) On Monday, Illinois Right to Life Executive Director Mary Kate … Continue reading

We’re going on tour!

We’re going on tour!

Illinois Right to Life is excited to announce that we’ll be traveling to communities, groups, and churches throughout the state of Illinois for our newest and latest statewide outreach program: The Pro-Life Training Tour. If you host a training session … Continue reading

Illinois Right to Life Responds To News That More Than 2,200 Fetuses Were Discovered On Deceased Abortionist’s Property

Illinois Right to Life Responds To News That More Than 2,200 Fetuses Were Discovered On Deceased Abortionist’s Property

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Illinois Right to Life info@illinoisrighttolife.org 312-422-9300 ILLINOIS RIGHT TO LIFE RESPONDS TO NEWS THAT MORE THAN 2,200 FETUSES WERE DISCOVERED ON DECEASED ABORTIONIST’S ILLINOIS PROPERTY September 16, 2019 – (CHICAGO) Illinois Right to Life (IRL) responded … Continue reading

We have a HUGE announcement

We have a HUGE announcement

We have something HUGE to share with you! We are launching a new initiative to build, educate, and fortify pro-life groups and communities throughout Illinois, so that they might be a strong and united pro-life voice in their communities and … Continue reading

Find Help, Hope, and Healing After Abortion

Find Help, Hope, and Healing After Abortion

You’re not alone. Have you had an abortion? Do you feel guilt or regret? Are you an abortion clinic worker or a man and assisted in an abortion? We can help. An overwhelming number of studies now show women and … Continue reading

The Illinois Abortion Lobby’s Next Target: Parental Notice

The Illinois Abortion Lobby’s Next Target: Parental Notice

We have an important update: Last week, abortion advocates and pro-abortion legislators publicly announced their next target: Illinois’ Parental Notification of Abortion Act. This law mandates that an abortion provider simply notify a parent, grandparent, or legal guardian of a … Continue reading

Planned Parenthood: True or False

Planned Parenthood: True or False

The TRUTH about PLANNED PARENTHOOD Let’s play a game of true and false…and see if you guessed it right. Abortion is only 3% of what Planned Parenthood does. FALSE. Planned Parenthood is the nation’s largest abortion provider. Each year, over … Continue reading

This is how Madigan’s democrats forced the country’s most extreme abortion bill into law

This is how Madigan’s democrats forced the country’s most extreme abortion bill into law

Governor J.B. Pritzker just signed into law SB25 – a mental health bill passed through the Illinois General Assembly in the last week of the legislative session. The governor is enjoying nationwide publicity as a result of this occasion, and … Continue reading

IL Governor J.B. Pritzker Signs Sweeping Abortion Bill Into Law

IL Governor J.B. Pritzker Signs Sweeping Abortion Bill Into Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Regina D’Amico info@illinoisrighttolife.org 312-422-9300 ILLINOIS RIGHT TO LIFE ACTION RESPONDS TO GOVERNOR J.B. PRITZKER SIGNING ABORTION BILL INTO LAW June 12, 2019 – (CHICAGO) Illinois Right to Life Action responded at a press conference on Wednesday … Continue reading

Hey Illinois Residents, You Should Be Furious

Hey Illinois Residents, You Should Be Furious

There’s a saying in Iowa politics: “at least we’re not like Illinois.” Rather, it’s not so much a saying as much as just something people say. During the few years I lived in Iowa – first as a student and … Continue reading

6 Things to Know About the Hyde Amendment

6 Things to Know About the Hyde Amendment

Over 2 million people. That’s about the entire population of New Mexico. That’s also about the entire population of Rhode Island and Delaware combined! But why does this number matter? According to a study conducted by Dr. Michael J. New … Continue reading

Extreme Abortion Legislation Passes Senate, Heads to Governor’s Desk

Extreme Abortion Legislation Passes Senate, Heads to Governor’s Desk

Approaching mid night last Friday, the Illinois Senate passed SB 25 – the late-term abortion, no restrictions bill – with a 34-20-3 vote. As you know, this extreme abortion bill has already passed the Illinois House. Now, it will be … Continue reading

SB 25: Here’s What the Abortion Bill Will Do

SB 25: Here’s What the Abortion Bill Will Do

UPDATE: Senate Bill 25 was signed into law by Governor JB Pritzker on June 12, 2019. The law takes effect immediately. According to analysis of SB 25, the radical legislation maintains the core elements of the so-called Reproductive Health Act … Continue reading

Action Spokeswoman Mary Kate Knorr Issues Scathing Response To Personal PAC Press Conference

Action Spokeswoman Mary Kate Knorr Issues Scathing Response To Personal PAC Press Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Regina D’Amico info@illinoisrighttolife.org 312-422-9300 ILLINOIS RIGHT TO LIFE ACTION RESPONDS TO PERSONAL PAC’S ATTACK ON REPRESENTATIVE AVERY BOURNE May 29, 2019 – (CHICAGO) Illinois Right to Life Action spokeswoman Mary Kate Knorr responded on Wednesday to … Continue reading

BREAKING: Illinois House Passes Extreme Abortion Bill

BREAKING: Illinois House Passes Extreme Abortion Bill

Our hearts are breaking. The Illinois House of Representatives has passed the extreme abortion bill, SB 25, with a 64-50-4 vote. SB 25 will now go back to the Senate for concurrence, which should take place within the week. “No … Continue reading

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Extreme Abortion Legislation Passes Committee

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Extreme Abortion Legislation Passes Committee

SB 25 passed out of committee late last night. This is the Senate bill to which pro-abortion legislators have decided to attach the extreme abortion legislation as an amendment, known as HFA 1. They are trying to ram this dangerous … Continue reading

URGENT ALERT: Less Than One Hour to File Witness Against Abortion Bills

URGENT ALERT: Less Than One Hour to File Witness Against Abortion Bills

We need to act fast. We have less than one hour. Witness slips for the extreme abortion legislation in the Illinois General Assembly have just become available. Witness slips are an important way for Illinoisans to voice their opinion on … Continue reading

Important Reminder: Here’s What the Extreme IL Abortion Bills Do

Important Reminder: Here’s What the Extreme IL Abortion Bills Do

On February 13, 2019, two abortion bills were filed in the Illinois House of Representatives. After being sent to committee, Democratic leadership is now seeking to fast-track them to passage. Here is what these dangerous and extreme abortion bills would … Continue reading

Illinois Politicians Proceed With Abortion Bills Despite Public Outcry

Illinois Politicians Proceed With Abortion Bills Despite Public Outcry

Yesterday, we were told that Democratic leadership has decided to move forward with the abortion bills, despite the thousands of calls and emails that legislators have received in opposition to this legislation. It is our understanding that a vote could … Continue reading

A Night to Remember: Our 51st Annual Leaders for Life Banquet

A Night to Remember: Our 51st Annual Leaders for Life Banquet

It was an incredible evening! If you attended our 51st Annual Leaders for Life Banquet with Trey Gowdy last Friday, May 17th, we are delighted you could join us. This is was our largest fundraising event of the year, helping … Continue reading

Extreme Abortion Bills to Make a Comeback. Here’s What You Need to Do.

Extreme Abortion Bills to Make a Comeback. Here’s What You Need to Do.

We need your help, and fast. Our lobbyists in Springfield have reason to believe the extreme abortion bills, introduced earlier this year in the Illinois House and Senate, will make a comeback this week. In light of the pro-life legislation … Continue reading

What Have the Post-Abortive Women We’ve Counseled Told Us?

What Have the Post-Abortive Women We’ve Counseled Told Us?

For nearly 50 years, Illinois Right to Life has offered counseling and support for women who have had abortions. Our experiences counseling these women reflect the results of several studies done on the aftermath of abortion. One woman who was pregnant … Continue reading

Here’s the latest on the extreme abortion bills in Illinois

Here’s the latest on the extreme abortion bills in Illinois

We have some good news. Our legislators in the Illinois General Assembly will be on Spring break for the next two weeks. But before they left last Friday, SB 1594 was sent to the Senate committee on Assignments. SB 1594 … Continue reading

True or False? More women die from childbirth than abortion

True or False? More women die from childbirth than abortion

Do more women die in child birth than from abortion? After the Supreme Court decision, Whole Women’s Health vs. Hellerstedt, in 2016, which struck down a Texas law that was enacted to protect the health and safety of women, pro-abortion advocates, … Continue reading

Yes, an unborn baby can feel pain in an abortion. Here’s the scientific proof.

Yes, an unborn baby can feel pain in an abortion. Here’s the scientific proof.

Does a baby in the womb feel pain? In an abortion, can the unborn child feel the pain of being dismembered? In May of 2013, Dr. Maureen Condic, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Utah, testified before … Continue reading

Illinois Pro-lifers: Keep Up Your Momentum!

Illinois Pro-lifers: Keep Up Your Momentum!

We’re eager to tell you about the INCREDIBLE pro-life rally that took place on Wednesday. But before we do that, we need to give you two important updates on these dangerous abortion bills in the Illinois House and Senate: First … Continue reading

Chicago Newspapers Fail to Report 4,000 Pro-Lifers Who Shut Down the Illinois State Capitol

Chicago Newspapers Fail to Report 4,000 Pro-Lifers Who Shut Down the Illinois State Capitol

It’s been 48 hours since 4,000 pro-lifers descended on the Illinois State Capitol – ultimately shutting it down for bringing the building to max capacity – and Chicago papers have hardly acknowledged the event ever took place. The crowd gathered … Continue reading

Fill out your witness slips here

Fill out your witness slips here

To fill out your witness slip as an opponent to HB 2495, click here.  To fill out your witness slip as an opponent to HB 2467, click here.  But first… Here is how: (IMPORTANT: The next part is very simple, … Continue reading

UPDATE: Illinois Senate Committee Moves to Repeal Illinois Parental Notification Law

UPDATE: Illinois Senate Committee Moves to Repeal Illinois Parental Notification Law

We have an important update: SB 1594 (the Illinois Senate version of the dangerous abortion bill HB 2467) is the bill that would repeal the Illinois Parental Notification of Abortion law , allowing underage girls to get abortions without their … Continue reading

Illinoisans Descend on Springfield to Defend Life and Stop New Abortion Bills

Illinoisans Descend on Springfield to Defend Life and Stop New Abortion Bills

Pro-Life Advocates Unite to Rally in State Capitol Against Radical Abortion Legislation on March 20 Contact: Tom Ciesielka, 312.422.1333, tc@tcpr.net (March 19, 2019 – Springfield, IL) Large crowds are expected in the Capitol Rotunda in Springfield, Illinois, on Wednesday, March … Continue reading

Urgent: Two Things IL Pro-lifers Need to Do

Urgent: Two Things IL Pro-lifers Need to Do

1. Don’t forget SB 1594 is scheduled for a committee hearing tomorrow at 1pm. This is the senate version of HB 2467 which aims to repeal the Illinois Parental Notification Law for abortion and allow underage, minor girls to get … Continue reading

UPDATE: Witness slips and phone calls needed for SB1594

UPDATE: Witness slips and phone calls needed for SB1594

We have an urgent request: Please fill out a witness slip again and then call your state senator. One of the extreme and dangerous abortion bills is now being pushed through the Illinois Senate, and we need to stop it. … Continue reading

Pro-Life Rally in Springfield: Everything you Need to Know!

Pro-Life Rally in Springfield: Everything you Need to Know!

HB 2495 and HB 2467 implement EXTREME abortion legislation in the state of Illinois. These bills put Illinois babies, vulnerable women, and underage girls at risk. (For more information on HB 2495 and HB 2467, click here.) The time to … Continue reading

Illinois pro-lifers: 40 Days For Life Needs You

Illinois pro-lifers: 40 Days For Life Needs You

Champaign, Downers Grove, Flossmoor, Skokie, and Springfield. Are you near any of these Illinois locations? If so, or your willing to make the trek, we’ve got a mission for you… Be a peaceful and prayerful witness for life outside an … Continue reading

12,000 Illinois Residents Submit Formal Objections to Pending Abortion Bills

12,000 Illinois Residents Submit Formal Objections to Pending Abortion Bills

Wow! Great job. Thank you for the unprecedented number of witness slips filed in opposition to the two extreme abortion bills, HB 2495 and HB 2467. Last time we checked, there were over 11,000 witness slips filed in opposition to … Continue reading

Fill out Your Witness Slip, Right Here, Right Now

Fill out Your Witness Slip, Right Here, Right Now

HB 2495 and HB 2467 are scheduled for a hearing. These abortion bills are the most dangerous and extreme I have ever seen while working in our state capitol. In a nut-shell, this bill package will: allow abortion throughout all … Continue reading

Here’s What You Can Do to Stop Illinois’ Extreme Abortion Bills

Here’s What You Can Do to Stop Illinois’ Extreme Abortion Bills

We wanted to update you on some important details about the new, extreme abortion “bill package” introduced in the General Assembly. They are: HB 2467: Parent Notice Abortion Repeal HB 2495: Reproductive Health Act Illinois Right to Life Action and … Continue reading

5 Things You Should Know About What’s Inside the Dangerous New Abortion Bills: HB 2467 & HB 2495

5 Things You Should Know About What’s Inside the Dangerous New Abortion Bills: HB 2467 & HB 2495

Last week, two very extreme, pro-abortion bills were introduced in the Illinois General Assembly. These new bills put Illinois babies, vulnerable women, and underage girls at risk. HB 2467: Parent Notice Abortion – Repeal HB 2495: Reproductive Health Act  Here are … Continue reading

New Extreme Abortion Legislation Comes to Illinois

New Extreme Abortion Legislation Comes to Illinois

Today, the American Civil Liberty Union of Illinois’ announced that two pro-abortion bills will be introduced to the state legislature this week. Lawmakers sponsoring the proposed legislation aim to repeal the Illinois Abortion Law 1975 and the Illinois Parental Notice … Continue reading

Live in Chicago? Get your voter guide!

Live in Chicago? Get your voter guide!

The Chicago nonpartisan election is on February 26, 2019, so we have your voter guide ready. You can go to www.VoteProLifeIllinois.com right now to download and print yours. We take ours right into the voting booths with us. It’s our civic and our moral … Continue reading

They Wore White Last Night…But Forgot To Check Their History Books

They Wore White Last Night…But Forgot To Check Their History Books

Last night, as President Trump gave his State of the Union Address, pro-choice female legislators wore white to symbolize the early suffragists and their advocacy for women’s rights. There’s just one problem…one BIG problem, actually: The early suffragists strongly opposed … Continue reading

The Pride Before The Fall – A Note From Our Executive Director

The Pride Before The Fall – A Note From Our Executive Director

We’ve all seen, in recent weeks, that pro-choice politicians across the country are pulling out all the stops – forcing legislation that’s long been considered “extreme” and unpopular with the American people. But the Empire State Building’s pink illumination last … Continue reading

Five Facts about Planned Parenthood

Five Facts about Planned Parenthood

Today, Planned Parenthood released its annual report the fiscal year 2017-2018. Considering the latest facts and figures, here are five, basic things you and everyone else should know about this organization:   Abortions continue to be their booming business. This … Continue reading

Check out these new Illinois pro-life bills

Check out these new Illinois pro-life bills

Now that the 101st General Assembly has begun, are any pro-life bills being proposed in Illinois? You bet! So far, two pro-life bills have been proposed, and by two new legislators:   House Bill 340: Introduced by Rep. Patrick Windorst … Continue reading

Get Ready for the LARGEST Pro-Life Event in the Midwest

Get Ready for the LARGEST Pro-Life Event in the Midwest

Have you ever thrown a party for THOUSANDS of people? That’s what the Illinois pro-life movement is doing this Sunday. Thousands of pro-life people are expected in Chicago at the Federal Plaza on January 13, 2019 for the largest pro-life … Continue reading

Woman shares her abortion pill story, and why she would never do it again

Woman shares her abortion pill story, and why she would never do it again

Groups like Planned Parenthood, and even Glamour Magazine, are pushing the abortion pill as the latest trend, calling it a DIY abortion and claiming it’s as easy as popping two pills. But what’s the real story behind the abortion pill? … Continue reading

Every Pregnant Woman Deserves a Celebration

Every Pregnant Woman Deserves a Celebration

Last week, Heartbeat International, a worldwide network of thousands of pregnancy resource centers, reported that a pregnancy center in Effingham, Illinois has added a new component to its program: “baby shower-style workshops that educate and celebrate clients through each trimester … Continue reading

The perfect stocking-stuffer!

The perfect stocking-stuffer!

Are you looking for that perfect stocking-stuffer this Christmas? We got you covered. Check these out! Purchase one of our unique, pro-life t-shirts today for your: Mom Dad son daughter relative friend …or even yourself… and help us share the … Continue reading

The Hidden Pro-Life Victory in the 2017 Abortion Stats

The Hidden Pro-Life Victory in the 2017 Abortion Stats

As we recently reported, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) released the 2017 Abortion Statistics for Illinois. At first glance, what immediately stands out is not just the increase in abortions on Illinois residents, but the jump in reported … Continue reading

2017 Illinois Abortion Statistics: Out-of-State Abortions Increase

2017 Illinois Abortion Statistics: Out-of-State Abortions Increase

On Thursday, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) released the 2017 Abortion Statistics report. Reported abortions in Illinois have increased since 2016, with a marked increase in reported abortions on women coming from out of state. According to the … Continue reading

What is Abortion Pill Reversal?

What is Abortion Pill Reversal?

What is abortion pill reversal and how does it work? Abortion Pill Reversal (APR) is a groundbreaking new program fostered by Culture of Life Family Services in San Diego, California to reverse chemical abortions induced by the abortion pill. Dr. … Continue reading

Top 7 Pro-Life Reasons to be Thankful

Top 7 Pro-Life Reasons to be Thankful

Don’t get us wrong…we’re very thankful for stuffed turkey, pumpkin pie, and that weird side dish your aunt brings every year that is just delicious. But we’re also incredibly thankful for the accomplishments the pro-life movement has made for LIFE this year, … Continue reading

Illinois Right to Life Action Responds to Loss of Pro-Life Legislators in 2018 Midterms

Illinois Right to Life Action Responds to Loss of Pro-Life Legislators in 2018 Midterms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Regina D’Amico info@illinoisrighttolife.org 312-422-9300 ILLINOIS RIGHT TO LIFE ACTION RESPONDS TO LOSS OF PRO-LIFE LEGISLATORS IN 2018 MIDTERMS November 7, 2018 – (CHICAGO) On Wednesday morning, Illinois Right to Life Action (IRLA) rallied statewide pro-life activists … Continue reading

Pro-Life Voter Guide by Illinois Right to Life Action

Pro-Life Voter Guide by Illinois Right to Life Action

Tomorrow is Election Day. It’s our duty to carefully and prayerfully choose the local, state, and national leaders of our country. We need good people like you to be involved in politics. So when you go to the ballot box … Continue reading

Answers to Your Questions about Adoption

Answers to Your Questions about Adoption

If you are in an unplanned pregnancy and the idea of parenting seems too overwhelming, adoption may be the perfect option for you. Below are some answers to the most commonly asked questions about adoption. While we don’t facilitate adoptions, … Continue reading

Illinois Right to Life Action Announces State Representative Jeanne Ives to Join Board of Directors

Illinois Right to Life Action Announces State Representative Jeanne Ives to Join Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Regina D’Amico info@illinoisrightolife.org 312-422-9300 ILLINOIS RIGHT TO LIFE ACTION ANNOUNCES STATE REPRESENTATIVE JEANNE IVES TO JOIN BOARD OF DIRECTORS October 30, 2018 (CHICAGO) – Illinois Right to Life Action (IRLA) announced on Friday at its 46th … Continue reading

Why Can’t America Get With It?

Why Can’t America Get With It?

American progressives look to Western Europe as the model of what America should be. So, here’s an area of European social policy that progressives would definitely want to examine more closely: Europe’s attitude toward abortion. It happens to be much … Continue reading

Is abortion empowering for women?

Is abortion empowering for women?

If abortion is empowering for women, then it shouldn’t hurt them. Let’s see what science and women themselves have to say… What does science tell us? The most comprehensive and largest study of the mental health risks associated with abortion,was … Continue reading

Illinois Right to Life Responds to Opening of New Abortion Clinic in the State

Illinois Right to Life Responds to Opening of New Abortion Clinic in the State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Regina D’Amico info@illinoisrighttolife.org 312-422-9300 ILLINOIS RIGHT TO LIFE RESPONDS TO OPENING OF NEW ABORTION CLINIC IN THE STATE October 11, 2018 – (CHICAGO) Illinois Right to Life responded on Thursday to the recent opening of a … Continue reading

The Abortion Issue Just Escalated in Illinois

The Abortion Issue Just Escalated in Illinois

The situation in Illinois just got hotter. First… Another abortion clinic has opened in our state. And get this… The abortion chain, Carafem, already has two clinics in Atlanta and outside Washington D.C. Now they have a clinic in Skokie. … Continue reading

Looking for a Pro-Life Doctor?

Looking for a Pro-Life Doctor?

Are you looking for a pro-life doctor? A physician who recognizes the dignity of all human life and stands true to this principal in his or her practice? You’re not alone. We’ve received several requests to our office for this … Continue reading

“If I was to do this all over again…I would choose life.”

“If I was to do this all over again…I would choose life.”

“It took me three years to move out of depression and receive healing. And I continue my healing process by educating others about how abortion hurts women.“ Have you heard Chanel Moore’s powerful story yet? Chanel, a native of Chicago, … Continue reading

My First 39 Weeks of Life

My First 39 Weeks of Life

Conception! – It’s a brown haired, green eyed girl! At the moment of conception, your baby’s sex, hair color, eye color, skin color, and body type have been determined. The baby has a unique DNA that will never again be … Continue reading

Life Chain is this Sunday

Life Chain is this Sunday

It’s this Sunday! For 31 years now, thousands of pro-lifers throughout the United States and Canada have been coming together, rain or shine, on Life Chain Sunday, to offer a peaceful and prayerful public witness for life. For 90 minutes, … Continue reading

This is How we Know Abortion Hurts Men

This is How we Know Abortion Hurts Men

The different roles men play in the abortion experience often affects if, when, and how they are impacted by the abortion. Sometimes the suffering is immediate – and other times, it manifests itself years later. One thing, though, is for … Continue reading

2018 Illinois General Election Voter Guide

2018 Illinois General Election Voter Guide

The Illinois general election is approaching. We know that political elections can be overwhelming. That’s why Illinois Right to Life Action has carefully put together a fantastic voter guide to help you in your decision making. Check it out right here, at www.VoteProLifeIllinois.com. … Continue reading

Get Ready for 40 Days for Life!

Get Ready for 40 Days for Life!

The momentum is building. Pro-lifers across the world are gearing up for a global and incredibly powerful pro-life endeavor. The energy is ramping up in Illinois too. Here’s why… On Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 40 Days for Life will kick of … Continue reading

Pro-life Events This Weekend

Pro-life Events This Weekend

This weekend, our executive director, Mary Kate Knorr, will be attending and speaking at two, great pro-life events, and we’d love for you to join us. First, get your walkin’ shoes on. This Saturday (September 22nd), Mary Kate will be … Continue reading

Back to Basics: Is it a baby?

Back to Basics: Is it a baby?

Sometimes you have to go back to basics and ask a simple question, like: Is it a baby? Or is it just tissue? Emily looked into this for you. She’s got a pretty good answer… In order to determine if … Continue reading

Human Trafficking and the Abortion Industry Connection: Who’s Trying to Stop It?

Human Trafficking and the Abortion Industry Connection: Who’s Trying to Stop It?

They traveled to the super bowl with no intention of watching the game to have their bodies sold for sexual pleasure. In 2011, while media airways pre-Super Bowl echoed with disgust over the #DeflateGate controversy, the post-Super Bowl hot topic … Continue reading

Illinois Right to Life Action Rebukes Senator Michael Connelly for Campaigning on ERA Support

Illinois Right to Life Action Rebukes Senator Michael Connelly for Campaigning on ERA Support

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Regina D’Amico info@illinoisrightolife.org 312-422-9300 ILLINOIS RIGHT TO LIFE ACTION REBUKES SENATOR MICHAEL CONNELLY FOR CAMPAIGNING ON ERA SUPPORT September 14, 2018 – (CHICAGO) Illinois Right to Life Action (IRLA) – the C4 affiliate of Illinois Right … Continue reading

Feinstein Fact Check

Feinstein Fact Check

How many women died from illegal abortions, before Roe v. Wade made abortion legal, and “safe”? Here’s why we ask the question… On Wednesday, during the confirmation hearing for Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), … Continue reading

Sept. 8th: National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children

Sept. 8th: National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children

Tomorrow, Saturday, September 8, 2018, is National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children. Join with our hearts as we remember all the innocent babies’ lives lost to abortion. Solemn prayer vigils will be conducted at gravesites throughout the country to … Continue reading

Share Your Story. Give Hope. Inspire Others. Save Lives.

Share Your Story. Give Hope. Inspire Others. Save Lives.

Do you have a story to share? Perhaps you were in an unplanned pregnancy and chose life? Maybe you had an abortion and you’re on your journey to healing? Perhaps abortion, or another life-issue, has impacted your life and left … Continue reading

Whose Side do You Want to be On?

Whose Side do You Want to be On?

Sometimes there are moments when we all need to just take a step back to listen and observe – so we can gain perspective on an issue. This happens to be one of those moments. On August 26th, a rally … Continue reading

Does Destroying the Unborn Make Us Richer?

Does Destroying the Unborn Make Us Richer?

(Written and published by Right to Life of Michigan) At a pro-Roe v. Wade rally, Chelsea Clinton made the following claim: “It is not a disconnected fact—to address this t-shirt of 1973—that American women entering the labor force from 1973 … Continue reading

Project Love to the Rescue

Project Love to the Rescue

Her baby was only three weeks old, and there were four other kids in the house. But her landlord said time was up. Frantically, Veronica called us for help. Already a single mother, she couldn’t work. She had a difficult … Continue reading

#Justice4Life Rally: In Case You Missed It

#Justice4Life Rally: In Case You Missed It

Six-figures. According to reports, Planned Parenthood is launching a new “six figure ad campaign” to fight the senate confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Well, we expected no less. Their campaign is painted with lies, just … Continue reading

Illinois Abortion Clinic Puts Patients in “Jeopardy”

Illinois Abortion Clinic Puts Patients in “Jeopardy”

“The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) found conditions so dangerous to women that all abortions were cancelled and not allowed to resume until every surgical instrument in the entire facility was re-sterilized and staff were trained on proper sterilization … Continue reading

IVF: The Risks and Ramifications

IVF: The Risks and Ramifications

It is a proven, undisputed fact among scientific and medical communities that life begins at conception. The tiny human being – a zygote – formed at this instant, has its very own unique set of DNA, never to be repeated … Continue reading

Justice4Life Rally is this Saturday! Will you be there?

Justice4Life Rally is this Saturday! Will you be there?

Will you be there? Mary Kate Knorr, our executive director, will be speaking at Federal Plaza in downtown Chicago this Saturday as a part of the Justice4Life Rally, happening nationwide. Please join us! This is just one among many rallies … Continue reading

Ryan Bomberger: The Value we Place on Life

Ryan Bomberger: The Value we Place on Life

Founder of the Radiance Foundation and Emmy Award Winning Creative Professional, Ryan has made a tremendous impact in the pro-life movement…and there’s an incredible story behind it. Hear Ryan share the personal story of his mother’s courage after rape and … Continue reading

Feminism vs. Planned Parenthood

Feminism vs. Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion provider in the nation, calls itself a leader in women’s rights. Planned Parenthood, in their cute pink paint and flashy talking points, have launched themselves to the front of the conversation – positioning themselves as … Continue reading

It starts today!

It starts today!

We just want to remind you that it starts today. On the Fridays of each week, from today (August 3rd) through September 28th, pro-lifers across the country will be praying the Novena for the Legal Protection of Human Life. Please … Continue reading

Will you pray?

Will you pray?

Will you pray with us? You and I both know the power of prayer. It’s time to use it. On Fridays of each week, from August 3rd to September 28th, we are joining a special nationwide call to prayer, coordinated … Continue reading

What about abortion in case of rape, or to save the mother’s life?

What about abortion in case of rape, or to save the mother’s life?

Being pro-life isn’t a statement of beliefs, it’s a way of life. That being said, we realize that sometimes in life things happen that present unique, sensitive, and complicated circumstances. It’s these circumstances that can even challenge pro-lifers, at times, … Continue reading

We’re hiring!

We’re hiring!

We are hiring! As we continue to grow in size and influence, we continue to add to our great team. We’re looking for people who have the passion, the fire, and the experience to help us continue Illinois Right to … Continue reading

The Abortion Pill: What You Should Know

The Abortion Pill: What You Should Know

Glamour Magazine calls it the DIY abortion. Planned Parenthood makes it look like it’s as easy as popping two pills. The striking number of medication abortions in our state and its growing popularity nationwide forecast the possibility this may be a growing … Continue reading

True or False: More women die from child birth than abortion

True or False: More women die from child birth than abortion

Do more women die in child birth than from abortion? After the Supreme Court decision, Whole Women’s Health vs. Hellerstedt, in 2016, which struck down a Texas law that was enacted to protect the health and safety of women, pro-abortion advocates, … Continue reading

The Heart2Heart Educational Program Receives Qualified Endorsement from the Diocese of Joliet

The Heart2Heart Educational Program Receives Qualified Endorsement from the Diocese of Joliet

Guess what. The Heart2Heart Program, our new pro-life educational program for high school students, was just granted a qualified endorsement from the Diocese of Joliet. This is big news! They watched all the videos, looked through all the materials, and … Continue reading

Brittney Campbell: An unexpected journey to choosing life

Brittney Campbell: An unexpected journey to choosing life

Faced with homelessness, lack of support, and fear of what was to come, Brittney contemplated having an abortion after finding out she was pregnant. Hear Brittney tell her personal story of the decision she faced and the choice she made, … Continue reading

The HHS needs to hear your support for the Protect Life Rule

The HHS needs to hear your support for the Protect Life Rule

We need you to give your input, ASAP. The Trump administration recently announced their new Protect Life Rule (also known as the Compliance with Statutory Program Integrity Requirements). Here’s why we need you: The Protect Life Rule involves new HHS … Continue reading

At Issue: The ERA

At Issue: The ERA

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

Who is having abortions?

Who is having abortions?

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