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Anti-choice protesters set up a protest across the street from a Northwest Side family planning clinic. (Photo by Marcus Gilmer/WBEZ)

Anti-choice protesters set up a protest across the street from a Northwest Side family planning clinic.

Marcus Gilmer/WBEZ

Anti-choice protesters set up a protest across the street from a Northwest Side family planning clinic. (Photo by Marcus Gilmer/WBEZ)

Anti-choice protesters set up a protest across the street from a Northwest Side family planning clinic.

Marcus Gilmer/WBEZ

Where Illinois, the Midwest stand two years after overturning of Roe v. Wade

Planned Parenthood Illinois has seen a 47% increase in patients since 2022.

Anti-choice protesters set up a protest across the street from a Northwest Side family planning clinic.

Marcus Gilmer/WBEZ

   

Illinois borders three states with abortion bans, and two with gestational limits. Since the Supreme Court overturned a federal right to an abortion, providers, lawmakers and advocates have been working to ensure that Illinoisans, and people traveling to the state, can access the medical procedure.

Reset learns about the current state of access to abortions in Illinois, legal challenges to reproductive rights, and what’s ahead.

GUESTS: Jennifer Welch, President and CEO, Planned Parenthood Illinois

Megan Jeyifo, executive director of the Chicago Abortion Fund

Steven Schwinn, professor at the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law

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