Hundreds Rally At The Capitol To Protest Abortion Bills

Mar 22, 2019
Originally published on March 21, 2019 8:26 am

Hundreds of anti-abortion protestors filled the Capitol rotunda today following the passage of a measure that would repeal parental notification of abortion.

Meanwhile, a group of Republican lawmakers are speaking out against legislation intended to expand abortion rights throughout Illinois.

State Representative Terri Bryant, a Republican from Murphysboro, also spoke out against another proposal being considered that would completely overhaul abortion throughout the state. 

“In essence, these bills would allow abortion anytime for any reason, with or without a physician in or out a healthcare facility and paid for with taxpayer dollars.”

Proponents of the idea say people everywhere should have access to health care and have that access without barriers.

Bryant said, “We’re going to continue to fight this for every minute there’s a possibility it might move. ”

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