Illinois' Catholic bishops urge state Senate to reject 'Reproductive Health Act'

Illinois' Catholic bishops urge state Senate to reject 'Reproductive Health Act'

Illinois' six Catholic bishops today issued a statement urging the Illinois Senate to reject the "Reproductive Health Act." The extreme measure that overhauls the state's abortion laws passed the Illinois House yesterday, and is due to go before the Illinois Senate before the end of the legislative session on May 31.
CCI issues statement on House passage of 'Reproductive Health Act'

CCI issues statement on House passage of 'Reproductive Health Act'

The Catholic Conference of Illinois today issued a statement after House passage of the "Reproductive Health Act," which overhauls abortion law in the state and makes the procedure a fundamental right. The legislation now moves to the Senate for consideration.
CCI issues statement on Senate committee passage of SB 1594

CCI issues statement on Senate committee passage of SB 1594

It is truly tragic the Senate Public Health Committee today approved Senate Bill 1594, which seeks to repeal the Illinois Parental Notice of Abortion Act. Since this law went into effect, the incidence of abortions among minors has dropped 57 percent in Illinois. Why...
CCI issues statement on Senate committee passage of SB 1594

CCI issues statement on taxpayer-funded abortions becoming law

Gov. Bruce Rauner today announced that he would sign House Bill 40, which authorizes the use of taxpayer monies to pay for elective abortions for Medicaid participants and state employees. He had earlier pledged to veto the bill. The Catholic Conference of Illinois...