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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?

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

Planned Parenthood’s Sex Abuse Cover-Up

“At Planned Parenthood, nothing matters more than the health and well-being of our patients.” This statement is taken directly from Planned Parenthood’s website. So the well-being of patients are Planned Parenthood’s top priority, right? To the contrary, there have been several … Continue reading

Abortion Hurts Men Too

“My girlfriend is pregnant, and she wants to have an abortion.” Jason called us early one Friday morning. He was 19 years old. The tone in his voice told us he was upset, distressed, and confused. “I tried to talk … Continue reading

The American Medical Society’s (AMA) Possibly Lethal Decision

Last Sunday, the American Medical Association (AMA) met in Chicago to discuss, among other topics, physician assisted suicide. The AMA’s House of Delegates debated over whether or not they should keep their longstanding policy of opposing physician assisted suicide. The … Continue reading

Action Alert: Stop Abortion Funding in the State Budget

We need your help. As your voice for life in Springfield, our lobbyist will be at the Capitol over Memorial Day weekend, fervently fighting for life. Because now is a crucial time… Right now our legislators are working on the … Continue reading