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A pregnant woman gets an ultrasound in Guatemala City on Feb. 2, monitoring for the birth defect microcephaly.

A pregnant woman gets an ultrasound in Guatemala City on Feb. 2, monitoring for the birth defect microcephaly.

Johan Ordonez

A pregnant woman gets an ultrasound in Guatemala City on Feb. 2, monitoring for the birth defect microcephaly.

A pregnant woman gets an ultrasound in Guatemala City on Feb. 2, monitoring for the birth defect microcephaly.

Johan Ordonez

Illinois bill would make it easier to sue ‘crisis pregnancy centers’ for deception

The bill passed both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly and is expected to be signed by Governor JB Pritzker.

A pregnant woman gets an ultrasound in Guatemala City on Feb. 2, monitoring for the birth defect microcephaly.

Johan Ordonez

   

Illinois has nearly 100 crisis pregnancy centers that offer ultrasounds, pregnancy testing and STI medication. Critics say these centers use deceptive tactics to steer patients away from seeking abortion-related care.

Reset learns more about a bill that would allow patients to take legal action if they felt misled.

GUEST: Hannah Meisel, Illinois government and politics reporter at Capitol News Illinois

Alicia Hurtado, communications and advocacy manager for the Chicago Abortion Fund

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