The democrats had threatened to cancel hearings on these two bills. Evidently they didn’t. The Witness Slips are overwhelmingly opposed. Will the Democrats listen?
The rag has a story on these bills in the paper today. The print edition article is titled: Illinois Abortion Bill Likely To Pass. The on-line story has a different title: Heated Battle, Likely Passage Ahead For Abortion Bill https://www.pantagraph.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/heated-battle-likely-passage-ahead-for-abortion-bill/article_1107a0cc-f6f3-55e8-b3d0-c288842cc4b1.html
In the latest reason to ignore main stream media, this story is by the new News Service media around the state hired so they don’t have to cover Springfield. The story has around 15 paragraphs, it isn’t until the second to the last paragraph it says what appalls even people who believe in abortion. Partial birth abortion is murdering a viable baby and is never medically necessary. Even many pro-choice people don’t believe in government doing medical procedures on their daughters without their knowledge, kids can’t even take an aspirin at school! This is the paragraph:
Please keep sharing the links below. People opposed to these two laws FAR out way the number of supporters.
By: Diane Benjamin
Followup to this story: https://blnnews.com/2019/02/27/illinois-bills-to-kill-more-babies/
Extreme abortion bills (HB 2495 and HB 2467) are now in committee. Anyone over 13 in Illinois can file “witness slips” to express opposition to these inhumane bills. These terrible bills allow partial-birth abortion, allow clinics to hide a minor’s abortion from her parents, etc. Learn about the parade of shocking provisions contained in these bills here.
We have a short window to submit these witness slips. It takes less than five minutes. Representatives use these witness slips as a measure of public opinion. Witness slips are important.
• Open the link for HB2495 here• Fill in your information. Put “Self” in three fields:
○ Firm/Business○ Title○ Persons, groups firms represented in this appearance
• Under Position, click OPPONENT• Under Testimony, click “Record Of Appearance Only”• Click “I Agree to the ILGA Terms of Agreement”• Click button Create(Slip)• Open the link for HB2467 here and repeat!