Illinois Abortion Statistics Lowest Since 1974

On November 25, 2014, the Illinois Department of Public Health released the 2013 abortion statistics for the state of Illinois. The report shows Illinois abortions fell 5.7% in 2013 to their lowest rate since 1974 with 40,750 abortions. Abortions in … Continue reading

40 Days for Life Spring 2015 Campaign

Over the last 7 years of 40 Days for Life, 9,699 children were spared from abortion, 107 abortion clinic workers quit, 60 abortion clinics were closed, 650,000 people have participated in 27 different countries. Your presence, in a peaceful, prayer, … Continue reading

Welcome to Chicago, Bishop Cupich

On Saturday, September 20, 2014, the Archdiocese of Chicago officially announced Bishop Cupich of Spokane, Washington, would become the new Archbishop of Chicago to succeed Francis Cardinal George. Illinois Right to Life welcomes with excitement and respect the new Archbishop … Continue reading

My Baby’s Downs Syndrome Diagnoses

My first daughter was doing well and about 3 ½ years after her birth, we were pregnant again. This child wasn’t planned, and she was a bit of a surprise.  We were in a financially difficult situation and we were … Continue reading

The Top 6 Things You Need To Know About ALS Research

Unless you are the self-proclaimed science nerd of your friend and family circle, most people don’t quite understand stem cell research and the ethical issues surrounding it. If you try to learn more from Google, you will likely be bombarded … Continue reading

Freeze the Ice Bucket Challenge for a Moment

We’ve all seen it. The ice bucket challenge has gone viral around social media. Once nominated by a friend via Facebook, you video yourself dumping a bucket of ice water on your head in an effort to raise awareness about Amyotrophic … Continue reading

Your Body, Your Employer, Your Abortion…Our Money?

In “My Body My Employer, My Abortion,” published July 8 in the Chicago Tribune, Ms. Loren Clark-Moe laments that, as a single 29 year old woman working for the federal government, she had to deal with the “restriction” of paying … Continue reading

Congratulations Amazon, You Sold Out Women’s Health for Money

Amazon has now wiggled its way in to receive a cut of the abortion industry’s multibillion-dollar profits. In January, Amazon began quietly selling Plan B, an abortion-inducing drug taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse.  Amazon began selling the abortion … Continue reading

A Closer Look At The U.S. Supreme Court’s Abortion Buffer Zone Ruling: A Case for Popping Chicago’s Own Bubble Zone?

Today, the United States Supreme Court unanimously struck down the Massachusetts Reproductive Health Care Facilities Act (The Act) as a violation the First Amendment. The Court’s majority opinion, penned by Justice Roberts determined: The Act restricts access to ‘public way[s]’ and ‘sidewalk[s],’ places that … Continue reading