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
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