Illinois State Rep. Diane Pappas (D-Itasca) suggested castration and sperm bank storage as a solution to the growing number of abortions in Illinois to a small pro-life coalition from Wayne Township earlier this month.
Rev. James Donovan wonders how anyone could justify supporting a bill now pending in Springfield that would pave the way for a teenager in Illinois to have an abortion performed without parental notification.
Evergreen Park state Rep. and Assistant House Majority Leader Kelly Burke has not returned calls for comment on the legislation to legalize third-trimester abortions and repeal parental notification laws.
Father Martin T. Marren couldn’t say for certain if Rep. Kelly Burke (D-Evergreen Park) is a member of his Southwest Side parish, but he left little doubt about what he thinks would be the right stance for any lawmaker to take on a pair of abortion bills now pending in the state legislature.
Illinois’ rate of population decline between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, was the third highest among the 50 states and Puerto Rico, according to population estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Illinois's outgoing Republican governor saw a few of his vetoes overridden during the Fall Veto Session in Springfield and a few new laws have been passed, a QUAD city area lawmaker said in a summary recap released last week.
State residents enrolled at Christian Life College face among the lowest cost of attending four-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.
State residents enrolled at Illinois Institute of Technology face among the steepest cost of attending four-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.