abortion Illinois Abortion Opponents Lose in Court but Say They will Appeal By Brian Mackey • Dec 29, 2017 Brian Mackey A new law allowing public funding of abortion in Illinois will take effect as scheduled on January 1, 2018. That's after a judge on Thursday ruled against anti-abortion groups who sued to block it. Republicans, Activists Sue Over Abortion Law By Brian Mackey • Dec 2, 2017 A group of state lawmakers and anti-abortion groups sued the state of Illinois Thursday. They’re trying to block a new law that will allow state money to pay for some abortions. 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.