U.S. Senator Dick Durbin said President Trump’s executive order ending his family separation policy does nothing to help over 2,000 children already separated from their parents at the US--Mexico border.
The Champaign Park District is holding a Juneteenth celebration on Saturday June 16 at Douglass Park in Champaign commemorating the Emancipation Proclamation when it was recognized in Texas 153 years ago.
A group of state lawmakers and anti-abortion groups filed suit against the state of Illinois Thursday. The Thomas More Society filed the suit, which is aimed at blocking a new law that will allow state money to pay for some abortions.