Tag: Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood of Flossmoor sees increase in abortion patients, protesters and clinic escorts

Planned Parenthood in Flossmoor has seen an increase in of out-of-state patients seeking abortions since Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that guaranteed a constitutional right to an abortion, was overturned on June 24. Previously, Flossmoor Planned Parenthood had “around 6% of its patients traveling from another state,”[Read More…]

A speaker addresses the crowd on Friday, June 24, at a rally of people opposed to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. (Provided photo)

Rally in Homewood marks overturn of Roe

On Friday, June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case that asserted that abortion was a protected right. Within hours, a rally was held on Martin Square in downtown Homewood, sponsored by Planned Parenthood of Illinois. Organizer Addie Zwick said the rally was an opportunity[Read More…]

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