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Statement in response to U.S. Senate vote on the Women's Health Protection Act (WHPA)

We are deeply disappointed the Senate failed to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA), a bill that had broad support among voters nationwide. Despite the Senate’s failure to pass it, we offer our gratitude to Illinois Senators Richard Durbin and Tammy Duckworth for consistently supporting reproductive rights, including today’s votes in support of WHPA.

Feb. 28, 2022

Planned Parenthood Illinois Action releases legislative scorecard for 2022 elections

Eight Years of Voting Records Were Reviewed to Determine Candidates’ Score on Reproductive Rights

Feb. 17, 2022

Planned Parenthood Illinois Action hosts series of virtual Black Community Town Halls in February addressing health and wellness

PPIA proudly announces a new Black Community Town Hall series in honor of Black History Month. The series of virtual discussions will tackle topics such as community wellness and care, climate policy, prison and policing, and LGBTQ+ rights. Learn more and RSVP at bit.ly/PPIA-BlackOrganizing.

Jan. 20, 2022 • Illinois

Statement on the passage of SB 818: Keep Youth Safe and Healthy bill

Thank you to the Illinois General Assembly for passing this important piece of legislation. Because of their hard work and dedication, public and charter schools will have clear guidelines and standards for providing medically-accurate and age-appropriate personal health and safety education in grades K through 5 and comprehensive sexual health education in grades 6 through 12.

May 28, 2021 • Illinois