IRL Speaks at All Lives Matter Summit

Illinois Right to Life executive director Emily Zender spoke at the All Lives Matter Summit hosted by the Freedoms Journal Institute on July 31, 2015. Zender spoke on the future of the pro-life movement and shared heart wrenching and inspiring … Continue reading

IRL Statement on Mark Kirk’s Planned Parenthood bill

Late Wednesday, August 5, 2015, Senator Mark Kirk issued a press release detailing a new bill he has filed in the U.S. Senate. This bill calls upon the Department of Justice to investigate Planned Parenthood and shows support for defunding … Continue reading

Illinois Rep. Breen Files Bill to Stop Fetal Body Part Harvesting

A press release was just disseminated from Representative Breen’s (R-48) office included the following: “SPRINGFIELD…..In response to controversial videos that have surfaced surrounding the harvesting and sale of aborted fetal body parts and tissue, State Representative Peter Breen (R-Lombard) has … Continue reading

Will These Undercover Videos Change Anything?

What actions are being taken as a result of the #PPSellsBabyParts videos? (No graphic language or images in post) We’ve seen three morally repulsive videos drop in past three weeks from the Center for Medical Progress. Ifyou missed them and … Continue reading

Why a 20 week ban on abortion?

On June 11, 2015, U.S. Senator Lindsay Graham introduced a 20-week ban of abortion bill known as H.R. 3.6., Pain-Capable Unborn Protection Act. This bill would ban abortions done at or after a child reaches 20 weeks old in utero. According … Continue reading

You Have to Pay for Other People’s Abortions?

                 If you’d like to contact your state representative you can find his/her contact information by clicking here. The Illinois House is currently considering House Bill 4013 that will require Illinoisans to pay for other … Continue reading

Illinois Pro-Life Bills To Watch

The following bills have been proposed in the Illinois House of Representatives. Ultrasound opportunity act HB 2701 Chief Sponsor: Representative Barbara Wheeler Background: This bill was sparked after an Illinois woman was refused by an abortion clinic to see her … Continue reading

The Seahawks Weren’t the Only Super Bowl Losers

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

How the March for Life Chicago inspired the nation

The double decker buses have been parked and our hoarse voices have returned to full strength as March for Life Chicago signs slowly slip behind shelves in the garage. On January 18th, 4,000 Illinoisans (and Wisconsinites and Hoosiers) set out … Continue reading

10th Annual March for Life Chicago Draws Record Breaking Thousands

An estimated crowd of over 4,000 people marched through Chicago’s Loop on Sunday, January 18, proclaiming the sanctity of human life and calling for the overturn of the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the United States. … Continue reading