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What We Do

Public Relations

We work to disseminate facts and information on pro-life issues and policies to the people of Illinois, through media communication and grassroots outreach.

Voter Outreach

We seek to empower Illinois voters with the facts and the tools they need to encourage life-affirming legislation and elect pro-life leaders. 

Government Relations

We provide our legislators with crucial information on life issues effecting Illinois, while lobbying and advocating for pro-life policies in Springfield.


We enable Illinois pro-lifers to be a voice for the voiceless and communicate with their legislators through different means of public action and activism.

our mission

Illinois Right to Life Action is the state’s go-to organization for pro-life lobbying and information on defeating pro-abortion bills. We are highly trusted by pro-life political leaders and citizens alike to be their life-affirming voice in the Illinois General Assembly. It is our aim to promote a culture of life in Illinois by transforming the culture in Springfield to one less threatening and more open to protecting the most vulnerable members of our state.

our impact

We’ve has seen hundreds of pro-life and anti-life bills drafted in our General Assembly. For over 30 years, we’ve been committed to opposing and working to defeat any legislation that poses a threat to the dignity of human life, while encouraging legislation that protects it. By doing so, we’ve been able to save tens of thousands of babies’ lives.

meetings with legislators are made by our lobbyists in Springfield.
bills are kept on our “watch list” as we closely monitor them year round.
bills are introduced and hundreds of amendments are filed in the Illinois General Assembly. We review each and every one.

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our blog

BILL ALERT: Ten Things You Need to Know About SB 1909 and HB 2463

This information is updated as of 2-16-23 and was taken from an advisory released by the Catholic Conference of Illinois and Illinois Right to Life Action. What you need to know about SB 1909 and HB 2463: Deceptive Practices of … Continue reading

Your Pro-Life Guide to Chicago’s 2023 Mayoral Race

We regularly receive phone calls about local, state, and national political candidates’ stances on the life issue. Chicago’s mayoral race is always hotly-contested, but often lacks a competitive pro-life candidate. We did the hard work to determine where each candidate … Continue reading

All You Need to Know About Abortion Laws in Illinois

With the passage of two abortion bills (SB 25 as amended – in 2019 and known as the Reproductive Health Act (RHA) and HB 370 – as amended – in 2021 and known as the Repeal of the Parental Notice … Continue reading