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In March of 2020, the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor JB Pritzker issued a series of emergency orders. Executive Order 2020-04, issued on March 13, 2020, was the governor’s first time seizing emergency power. Under the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act, the governor can issue a state of emergency declaring a disaster within the state, giving himself 30 days of emergency power. The governor, in a state of emergency, has complete control over all state institutions and public health. Although the measure intends to streamline governmental response in times of disaster, Governor Pritzker exploited a loophole in the …
State Representative Scott Drury (D-Highwood) wrote this to a constituent who opposes HB 4013*, the bill that would remove all restrictions on taxpayer-funded abortions:
Thank you for your email. As a devoted husband and father of two children, I have a deep understanding of how rewarding parenting can be. However, not every pregnancy is planned or desired. It is, therefore, vital that all women have access to safe reproductive health care without government interference. Should the legislation you reference be called for a vote, I will support it.
Very truly yours,
Scott R. Drury
As indicated by the …