• Abortion Access May 11, 2022 11:58 pm

    Pritzker Calls for Federal Law, Protests to Protect Abortion

    The Illinois governor is urging Congress to legalize abortion in federal law now that a 50-year-old Supreme Court ruling allowing abortions is in jeopardy. Supporters of abortion rights were stunned last week when Politico reported on a leaked preliminary opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court suggesting it would overturn its landmark 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. Democratic Gov. J.B....

  • JB Pritzker May 11, 2022 11:53 pm

    Pritzker Calls for Federal Law, Protests to Protect Abortion

    Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Wednesday urged Congress to act — and activists to take to the streets — to ensure abortion remains widely accessible even if the Supreme Court rolls back its 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide. NBC 5’s Kate Chappell has a closer look.

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