The Senate has failed to pass a vote in an effort toward enshrining Roe v. Wade abortion access into federal law.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is calling on federal lawmakers to protect women's rights.
Several women who help lead Chicago appeared together Monday, showing they're ready for an abortion rights battle.
A Louisiana committee has approved a measure that would make abortion a crime of homicide, but opponents fear that's not all the legislation would do.
Kirt Wiggins, president of Caring Network Illinois, talks about the services they offer women with unplanned pregnancies and how they plan to adapt if Roe v. Wade is overturned at the federal level.
A tall security fence was erected around the Supreme Court Building Wednesday evening into Thursday morning following concerns about protesters and demonstrations.
Artemus Ward from Northern Illinois University returns to Good Day Chicago to share his perspective on what is next for the Supreme Court and the future of abortion access in the United States.
A protest was held in downtown Chicago Tuesday with people calling for the right to choose, while a local group is applauding the US Supreme Court’s potential move.
If the U.S. Supreme Court follows through on overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide, it would immediately split the country into states with abortion access and those that outlaw it.
Meanwhile, President Biden blasted what he called a "radical" leaked draft opinion suggesting the Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot promised to preserve abortion access for their constituents Tuesday less than a day after a Supreme Court document leaked that has thrown the future of Roe v. Wade into jeopardy.
"Illinois is a beacon of hope, and we will fight like hell for women here and across the nation. We support those who believe, not in limiting rights but expanding them. That is freedom, that is democracy," Pritzker said.