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Illinois Abortion

Battle Over Illinois Ultrasound Bill Rages On

Posted 03.22.2012 | Chicago

One of two abortion-related bills that flew through the Illinois House's Agriculture Committee last month picked up a slew of amendments before passin...

Laura Bassett

Kelly Cassidy Proposes 'Viagra Amendment' To Ultrasound Mandate In Illinois

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

An Illinois lawmaker proposed an amendment to a state mandatory ultrasound bill that would require men to watch a graphic video about the side effects...

Abortion Bills OKed By Agriculture Committee

Posted 02.25.2012 | Chicago

Two contentious pieces of abortion-related legislation being pushed by pro-life lawmakers this week in Illinois sailed through the state's Agriculture...

Democrat Plans To Fight Anti-Abortion Measure With Viagra Amendment

Posted 02.20.2012 | Chicago

Several Illinois lawmakers expressed frustration last week when the Illinois House Agriculture Committee once again put women's health issues on their...

'Women Are Not Livestock'

Posted 02.17.2012 | Chicago

A bill that would impose stricter operation standards on health care centers that perform abortions is being pushed through the Illinois House Agricul...

Judge: Abortion Law 'Unfortunate' But Suit Blocking It Doesn't Hold Up

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Cook County judge tossed out a lawsuit Monday that aimed to block the state's never-enforced law that would require a young woman to notify her pare...

State Gets Go-Ahead To Enforce Controversial Teen Abortion Law

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Just hours after a state board voted Wednesday to allow the enforcement of a long-debated Illinois law requiring a teenage girl's pare...