CCI praises Senate passage of temporary licenses for immigrants

CCI praises Senate passage of temporary licenses for immigrants

The Illinois Senate today approved expanding Temporary Visitor Driver's Licenses to undocumented immigrants. Catholic Conference of Illinois Executive Director Robert Gilligan applauded the Senate's actions, noting that many families are separated when...

CCI backs Illinois pharmacists in fight for conscience rights

The Catholic Conference of Illinois this week joined a friend-of-the-court brief supporting a six-year-old lawsuit filed against the state by two Illinois pharmacy owners seeking conscience protection against dispensing emergency contraception. Former Gov. Rod...

CCI statement on Senate Bill 1123

The Catholic Conference of Illinois issued a statement after the close committee vote on Senate Bill 1123 to allow faith-based agencies to continue to provide foster care and adoption services to the most vulnerable children in Illinois. The bill did not make it out...