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Is a State Constitutional Amendment For Abortion Expected?
When our state lawmaker convene the 103rd General Assembly on January 11th, Democrats may immediately push for a Constitutional Amendment on Abortion, hoping to permanently enshrine abortion as a legal right in Illinois.
The recent election revealed that abortion was a decisive topic, driving women and men alike to the polls.
However, despite statistics showing a relatively even split on the abortion issue, election results prove that Illinois is even more left-leaning than believed.
Illinois Senate Minority Leader-Elect John Curran (R-Lemont) admits in defeat that Illinois has all but constitutionalized abortion, being the most liberal state when it comes to …
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State Lawmakers to Remove Basic Protection for Patients
Illinois State Senators Sara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago) and Robert Martwick (D-Chicago) are sponsoring a bill (SB 109) that will change the "Practitioner's Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment" (POLST) form by removing the requirement that a witness sign the form. Since the POLST form states the patient's wishes regarding life-sustaining treatment, having a witness to the signature of this form reduces the chances that a patient is manipulated into literally signing their life away.
Posted in Sanctity of Life Tagged Carol Ammons, Donald DeWitte, John Curran, POLST, Robert Martwick, Robyn Gabel, Sara Feigenholtz Comments Off on State Lawmakers to Remove Basic Protection for Patients