IL Lawmakers Continue to Push for Anti-Life Measures
Nicky Peters stands outside Planned Parenthood in St. Paul, Minn., Jan. 3. Peters stands outside the center twice a month to offer information and compassion to women arriving for abortions. (CNS photo/Dave Hrbacek, The Catholic Spirit) See ABORTION-SIDEWALK-COUNSELOR Jan. 27, 2017.  
IL Lawmakers Continue to Push for Anti-Life Measures
Written By Monte Larrick   |   05.09.17

Anti-baby state lawmakers contend that in the interest of “fairness” taxpayers should fund abortions for low-income women in Illinois. However, a life leader is raising other possible motives for the tax-dollar drive for abortions.

Meantime, pro-abortion lawmakers want to throw the book at life activists who dare to counsel or pray outside abortion clinics.

TAKE ACTION: Please urge your state senator and Governor Rauner to OPPOSE HB 40 by clicking here. The bill has already passed in the House by a vote of 62-55. HB 40 will authorize the use of your tax dollars to pay for abortions in Illinois through Medicaid and on state government health care insurance plans. It is sponsored by State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago).  This bill would reverse the current law which bans taxpayer funding of abortion under Medicaid.

Monte Larrick
Larrick, an award winning broadcast journalist, retired from Moody Broadcasting in Chicago after more than 30 years of service. In 2014, he joined the IFI team to use his news gathering experience to help inform IFI supporters about issues that impact their lives. Mr. Larrick and his wife have been married 33 years and have two daughters. ...
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