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Medical Professionals Sue Governor Rauner

  Illinois Forces Doctors, Medical Facilities to Promote Abortion; Pregnancy Centers File Suit in Response ADF attorneys represent doctor, two pregnancy care centers in suit against SB 1564 Reprinted with permission from: Mauck & Backer, LLC, Attorneys at Law  ROCKFORD, … Continue reading

Governor Rauner Signs SB 1564

Today, July 29, 2016, Governor Rauner signed into law Senate Bill 1564.   This bill forces medical personnel and pregnancy resource centers to refer for abortions and discuss the “benefits” of abortion.   We know this is extremely disappointing news. … Continue reading

How Many Illinoisans Actually Go to Planned Parenthood?

60,000. That’s the number of men and women Planned Parenthood of Illinois says have used their services in the past year, according to their recent annual report. Let’s put this number in perspective: In Illinois, there are about 2.6 million … Continue reading

A Rockford Nurse Loses Her Job For Her Pro-Life Beliefs

Last week, Illinois Right to Life executive director, Emily Zender, sat down for a personal interview with Attorney Noel Sterett of Mauck & Baker Law. Mr. Sterett and his team are defending Ms. Sandra Mendoza, a pediatric nurse in Rockford, … Continue reading

The Supreme Court’s Facts are Wrong

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

SCOTUS Overturns HB 2: Women Betrayed

In a 5-3 decision from the U.S. Supreme Court, they decided to overturn the Texas law that would have protected women’s health.  We’ve read the entire opinion, the concurring opinion, and the two scathing dissenting opinions. We’ve discussed the decision with … Continue reading

SCOTUS: What’s at Stake?

We’re getting down to the wire. The U.S. Supreme Court is set to release the most significant Supreme Court decision on abortion in over two decades – Whole Women’s Health v. Hellersedt. Illinois Right to Life teamed up with Chicago’s Thomas More Society … Continue reading

Abortion: My Body, My Choice … Or is it?

It’s a woman’s body, so isn’t abortion her choice? This is a very important question that deserves an accurate answer. First, let’s begin by saying that no woman – pro-choice or pro-life – delights in intentionally ending the life of … Continue reading