Archive for February, 2019

15
Feb

Abortion legislation has cropped up in the Illinois Legislature, as two bills were filed on Wednesday of this week. Sponsored by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch, D-Westchester, and Sen. Elgie Sims, D-Chicago, House Bill 2467 repeals the parental notification of abortion law. Meanwhile, Rep. Kelly Cassidy, D-Chicago, and Sen. Melinda Bush, D-Grayslake, are sponsoring House Bill 2495, dubbed the Reproductive Health Act. HB 2467 repeals the Illinois Parental Notice of Abortion Act, which ...

04
Feb

Illinois’ six Catholic bishops today issued a statement urging state lawmakers to vote “no” on upcoming legislation to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Read the statement below and in PDF form for the English, Spanish and Polish versions.    Illinois Bishops Advise Against Legalization of Marijuana Legislation that would legalize marijuana for recreational use will be considered in the Illinois General Assembly. The Catholic bishops of Illinois are committed to the common good, ...