Care for Creation in Illinois

Care for Creation in Illinois

Contact your legislator about Care for Creation here. Last year, Illinois passed legislation – the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act – to lead the state to decarbonization and greater use of clean energy, with an aim to be at 100 percent renewable energy by 2050. While...

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Amendment to Health Care Right of Conscience Act Passes IL General Assembly

Amendment to Health Care Right of Conscience Act Passes IL General Assembly

Senate Bill 1169 passed both the Illinois House and Senate during the recent veto session in Springfield. CCI opposed this bill, which amends the Illinois Health Care Right of Conscience Act to clarify that the Act does not allow for conscience objections to be raised regarding requirements relating to COVID-19, such as vaccination requirements.
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CCI opposes amendments to the Health Care Right of Conscience Act

CCI opposes amendments to the Health Care Right of Conscience Act

There is an attempt during this Fall Veto Session in Springfield to amend the Illinois Health Care Right of Conscience Act in order to remove the ability of someone to make a conscience objection to COVID-19 vaccine mandates in Illinois. The bishops of Illinois oppose any amendment to this important Act.
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Save the Parental Notice of Abortion Law!

Save the Parental Notice of Abortion Law!

UPDATE: October 26, 2021 The Illinois General Assembly is going to vote this week on an attempt to repeal the Parental Notice of Abortion Act. Please contact your legislator and ask them to oppose House Bill 370 Senate Amendment 1. It's back. For the past three years,...

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Spring 2021 Legislative Roundup

Spring 2021 Legislative Roundup

Invest in Kids Act: In the Budget Implementation Act (BIMP), we were successful in fighting off the Governor's proposed cuts and in achieving a one-year extension of the program. The Invest in Kids Tax Credit is now scheduled to expire on January 1, 2024. This change...

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ASK YOUR LEGISLATORS TO OPPOSE HOUSE BILL 2789

ASK YOUR LEGISLATORS TO OPPOSE HOUSE BILL 2789

House Bill 2789 (see fact sheet here) seeks to codify, during a gubernatorial declared public health emergency, a new complaint process against public and nonpublic schools that can apparently be submitted by anyone for any perceived violation of mitigation efforts....

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