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Janine N. Hill - Executive Director, EverThrive Illinois
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JUNE 27, 2016

Today is a victory for American women. In a 5-3 decision, the Supreme Court has found state laws which needlessly restrict abortion providers to be unconstitutional in their ruling in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt.

 

Everthrive Illinois in the News

Call Congress NOW at (202) 224 - 3121 and demand they stop using children's health care as a bargaining chip!

After over one hundred days without a budget and continued funding for vital health programs, Congress has failed to do either, and instead is using CHIP as a bargaining tool pitting children's health against DREAMers. Last night, the House passed a short term extension that left many essential programs without any long term solution. Today we wait for the Senate to act to avert a federal government shutdown.