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An exam room is seen inside Planned Parenthood Friday, March 10, 2023, in Fairview Heights, Illinois.

Many women will travel this year away from their homes in nearby states where abortion access has been restricted to be seen at clinics like Planned Parenthood in southern Illinois. Some advocates allege so-called crisis pregnancy centers use deceptive practices to turn people away from abortion providers like Planned Parenthood.

Jeff Roberson/AP

An exam room is seen inside Planned Parenthood Friday, March 10, 2023, in Fairview Heights, Illinois.

Many women will travel this year away from their homes in nearby states where abortion access has been restricted to be seen at clinics like Planned Parenthood in southern Illinois. Some advocates allege so-called crisis pregnancy centers use deceptive practices to turn people away from abortion providers like Planned Parenthood.

Jeff Roberson/AP

Illinois will not enforce law targeting crisis pregnancy centers

Gov. JB Pritzker signed the measure into law in July, but it was quickly challenged by anti-abortion groups and struck down by a federal judge.

Many women will travel this year away from their homes in nearby states where abortion access has been restricted to be seen at clinics like Planned Parenthood in southern Illinois. Some advocates allege so-called crisis pregnancy centers use deceptive practices to turn people away from abortion providers like Planned Parenthood.

Jeff Roberson/AP

   

The state’s Attorney General's office filed an agreement in federal court Monday to prohibit the enforcement of a law designed to end the spread of misinformation about reproductive health care in Illinois.

Reset learns more about the tension between the state’s crackdown on so-called crisis pregnancy centers and free speech.

GUEST: Mawa Iqbal, WBEZ statehouse reporter

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