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Roe v. Wade
Roe v. Wade

Planned Parenthood Officials Say They Need More Support To Ensure Abortion Remains Accessible In Illinois

Gov. JB Pritzker said state officials are working on laws that would allow nurse practitioners to provide abortions, among other steps to keep up with the increased demand in Illinois.

Citywide

City Agencies Can’t Help Other States Investigate People Who Come To Chicago For Abortions, Lightfoot Says

Mayor Lori Lightfoot signed an executive order that bans city agencies from helping other states investigate abortion patients and providers.

Citywide

Want To Help People Access Safe Abortion After Roe Reversal? Here’s What You Should — And Should Not — Do, Advocates Say

Online "Auntie Networks" could put people at risk, advocates for safe abortion said. What they really need is for people to get educated, volunteer as escorts and donate to established groups.

Citywide

Chicagoans March By The Thousands After Supreme Court Strikes Down Roe V. Wade: ‘These Are Our Bodies’

The ruling, which was leaked in spring, ends Constitutional protections for abortion. "We are in a position now to have less rights than our moms in a country that supposedly stands for freedom," one protester said.

Downtown

How Chicagoans Can Help People In Nearby States (And Here) Access Safe Abortions

Illinois clinics are gearing up for an influx of out-of-state patients — and need your help.

Citywide

What Roe V. Wade Being Overturned Means For Illinois

Chicago and Illinois officials have vowed to protect reproductive health care locally — but providers are concerned they'll be overwhelmed by out-of-staters who need to travel here for care.

Citywide

With Roe V. Wade Overturned, Illinois And Chicago Leaders Mobilize To Protect Abortion Rights

Local officials have pledged that Chicago and Illinois will remain a "haven" where people can access abortions and other forms of reproductive health care.

Citywide

Chicago Will Be A ‘Haven’ For People Who Need Abortion If Roe V. Wade Is Overturned, Lightfoot Says

Illinois has a state law that protects people's right to abortion and other forms of reproductive health care — but much of the Midwest could become a health care desert if Roe v. Wade is overturned.

Citywide

Illinois Abortion Providers See Uptick In Out-Of-State Patients As Reproductive Rights Vanish Across The Midwest

In 2019, Illinois enacted a state law protecting the right to reproductive health care, including abortion. That move effectively designated Illinois as a destination for out-of-staters seeking an abortion. 

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