SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, May 28, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — Bishop Thomas John Paprocki of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois issued strong words against the Illinois House passing Senate Bill 25 on May 28, calling it a “gravely immoral action.”
The legislation, titled “The Reproductive Health Act,” would overhaul the state’s abortion statute. The measure passed 64-50 in the House today. Several Democrats voted against it.
The measure “blocks Illinois from intruding in a woman’s decision to carry a pregnancy to term, opt for an abortion procedure or any other reproductive health care choice and, should she feel this right was violated, it creates an avenue for her to bring a lawsuit. The legislation additionally bars local governmental bodies from impairing access to contraception or procedures such as abortion but allows them to pass rules strengthening reproductive health care,” according to Capitol News Illinois….Read entire article: https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/bishop-condemns-gravely-immoral-action-of-illinois-house-passing-radical-pro-abortion-act