What does Illinois’ Reproductive Health Act actually do?


As lame duck session wound down in Springfield, the Illinois General Assembly passed a wide-ranging bill creating a host of new protections for people who provide or receive reproductive health care, including abortion, as well as gender-affirming care.

The 21st was joined by an Illinois state representative who was a lead sponsor on the Reproductive Health Act, which, among other things, made abortion access a fundamental right in Illinois.


State Rep. Kelly Cassidy





Prepared for web by Owen Henderson

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February 14, 2023 at 03:08PM

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