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…]

Letter: Crisis pregnancy centers mislead about health care capabilities

I take issue with the article in the Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle titled,  “Pregnancy care center opens in Flossmoor to provide pro-life options” specifically because AID for Women has a reputation of shaming women and telling them inaccurate information about their care. These places, commonly known as “crisis pregnancy centers” (CPCs) are run[Read More…]

Pregnancy care center opens in Flossmoor to provide pro-life options

A pro-life faith-based women’s pregnancy care center has opened just down the road from Planned Parenthood’s Flossmoor location. Aid for Women, a nonprofit agency based in Deerfield, Ill., opened a new location at 3347 Vollmer Road in January.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive[Read More…]

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Pro-life activists stage protest at Flossmoor Planned Parenthood facility

Pro-life activists lined a portion of Governors Highway in Flossmoor on Saturday morning to protest the new Planned Parenthood facility, which opened in January. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.  

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