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Abortion Pills Being Sold Online

Abortion pills are becoming more common among women seeking to abort their offspring, and the availability of these pills online is growing, allowing women to avoid going to an abortion clinic entirely.

Numerous news outlets have reported on the efforts of Dutch physician Rebecca Gomperts to expand her 13-year-old internet abortion-pill business Women on Web into the U.S. Gomperts, who launched her U.S. push in April, has received awards from Planned Parenthood and various feminist groups and is also known for her environmental activism.

Reports in the mainstream media have portrayed Gomperts’ efforts as heroic or at least worthwhile, while …

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Rights of Conscience Still at Risk in SB 1564

Earlier this year, State Senator Daniel Biss (D-Skokie) introduced SB 1564 to radically alter the Illinois Healthcare Right of Conscience Act -- an Act that allows medical personnel & health care facilities to avoid participating in morally dubious medical procedures such as abortion, sterilization & certain end-of-life care.
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Illinois is in the Bottom Half for Life — But Improving

There is a new study out from Americans United for Life (AUL) that looks at the abortion policies in all 50 states.  It concludes that Illinois is the 27th on how well we protect life in law.  The good news is that in 2013 AUL listed Illinois as 36th in its ranking, and claims that Illinois is among the most improved states for 2014, saying:

…after eight years of litigation, a 2005 Executive Order forcing pharmacists and pharmacies to dispense so-called “emergency contraception” “without delay” was invalidated; and where, after decades of obstruction by abortion advocates, the state’s parental notice

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