Christian crisis pregnancy centers sue Illinois over new abortion notice law – Chicago Tribune


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Christian crisis pregnancy centers in the south and far western suburbs are challenging a change in the state’s right-of-conscience law that since January requires physicians and nurses to notify pregnant patients of all their available options, including abortion. The lawsuit, filed against state officials including Gov. Bruce Rauner, claims their constitutional free-speech rights are violated by the changes to the law because they have to offer advice they find morally wrong. The clinics also allege the new law violates federal laws banning discrimination against doctors and other health care workers who do not provide or refer patients for abortions. Read more…