Does the Overturning of Roe v. Wade Affect IL?

This past summer, the Supreme Court overturned a federal ruling giving women a constitutional right to abortion. Now, each state determines its abortion laws.  Abortion is still legal in Illinois up until a fetus is viable. After viability, a woman can have an abortion if her life is threatened by continuing her pregnancy. What Is

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What’s the Difference Between the Abortion Pill and Plan B?

Plan B and the abortion pill are both comprised of different medications and differ in when they’re taken. Plan B is often referred to as an emergency contraceptive, and the abortion pill is utilized later during pregnancy to end the pregnancy. What Is Plan B? Plan B, the morning-after pill, is either made of a

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Can You Still Get an Abortion in Illinois?

After the overturning of Roe v. Wade in June, many Illinoisans questioned what this new ruling meant for abortion access in their state. Although abortion is not illegal in Illinois, there are restrictive laws in place that do limit this procedure. Additionally, laws are constantly changing at this time as lawmakers are quick to speak

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