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Democratic Illinois House OKs public funding for abortions
28 April 2017, 12:48 | Maryann Sutton
The Illinois State Capitol is seen
"We got to change the system to grow", Rauner said. The bill would also expand abortion coverage for Medicaid and state employee health insurance.
Governor Rauner threatens to veto it saying he doesn't want taxpayer money used for abortions.
"I believe it is disrespectful to tell a woman what she can or cannot do with her body", State Representative Chris Welch says. They say the proposal would also safeguard abortion access in IL by striking language in current law expressing the state's intent to criminalize the procedure if the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized it is ever overturned. "This bill is out-of-touch, extreme, and bad policy for IL, and we applaud the Governor for his firm position against it". He cited a 1989 analysis from the state's nonpartisan Legislative Research Unit that found IL would need to reinstate criminal penalties for abortion before that language could have any practical application. "Where should that money come from", Breen asked according to the Sun-Times, even though the state budget doesn't work that way. "Should it come from cancer screenings?"
"It is in the word of today, fake news".
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Many important bills are expected to be heard at the Illinois State Capitol this week. However, he is under intense pressure from abortion activists to support the bill. "Because expanding taxpayer funding of abortion is an extremely divisive issue, Gov. Rauner says he will veto House Bill 40", said Felicia Norwood, director of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, in a video released by the governor's office.
Aside from Cardinal Cupich, pro-life groups also applauded Gov. Rauner's promise to veto the abortion bill.
"It's clear that the majority of IL voters oppose the use of their hard-earned tax dollars to fund abortions at a time when IL is facing a fiscal crisis, regardless of their personal views", Caprio said.
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