abortion Pro-Abortion Legislation Headed To Gov. Rauner By Brian Mackey • May 11, 2017 A controversial abortion measure was approved Wednesday in the Illinois Senate. It would expand government funding of the procedure. I'm a Person, Not a Place By Holly Stovall • Jan 22, 2015 I never had an abortion, but I should have. I am sure of this after reading Katha Pollitt's highly acclaimed book, Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights. Illinois Abortion Notification Law Upheld By Brian Mackey • Jul 11, 2013 cmsny.org The Illinois Supreme Court has paved the way for a long-dormant abortion law to finally go into effect.