40 Days for Life: Walking Away From Death

With the annual 40 Days for Life campaign beginning this week, what better way to get a kick-start on your activism than to listen to the powerful story of an ex-abortion clinic worker? Sue Thayer—now the leader of the 40 … Continue reading

Become an Illinois Right to Life Social Media Ambassador!

Looking for a way to share what you are passionate about on social media? As we all know, social media is more than prominent these days: it’s where so many people get their news and entertainment, and it has allowed … Continue reading

Science — Inconvenient for Abortion Advocates

In 2008, in the lead-up to the presidential election, then-Senator Joe Biden declared that a human’s life begins at conception. In 2015, he once again affirmed his view that at “the moment of conception is a human life and being”. … Continue reading

BREAKING: U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Texas’s Abortion Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amy Gehrke, Executive Director 312-422-9300 ILLINOIS RIGHT TO LIFE REACTS TO U.S. SUPREME COURT UPHOLDING TEXAS’S ABORTION BAN September 2, 2021 —- (CHICAGO) Illinois Right to Life applauds the members of the U.S. Supreme Court on … Continue reading

Our Executive Director is Published in the Federalist!

We have exciting news: Our executive director, Amy Gehrke, has been published in the Federalist! In this piece, Amy explains how profoundly anti-woman Illinois’s abortion laws are, and that they pose an extreme danger not only to women in Illinois, … Continue reading

Let Them Live: A Powerful Witness to Compassion

There are countless approaches to turning a nation pro-life: from the important legislation that must be pushed, to the changing of hearts and minds, to providing resources to women in need. This is all extremely important and in my role … Continue reading