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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

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

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