Illinois Governor Sued By Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is facing two lawsuits brought on by 10 pro-life pregnancy centers and doctors' offices in the state.
The lawsuits contend a law Rauner signed in July violates the First Amendment, and is therefore unconstitutional. The law requires healthcare facilities to offer their patients information about abortion.
Attorney Matt Bowman said he believes the law is a step towards wiping out pro-life doctors offices entirely.
Rauner's office issued a statement saying the governor has "never pushed a social agenda and remains committed to government, economic and education reforms that can turn around Illinois."