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Chicago Providing $500K to Expand Access to Abortion

The city of Chicago is providing $500,000 to increase access to abortion, particularly for poor people and people of color, as the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to end the nationwide right to legal abortion. Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday that the money will go to...

Chicago to Use $500K to Ensure Access to Abortions, Lightfoot Says

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday the city will use $500,000 to help ensure Chicago remains a haven for those in need of an abortion and other forms of reproductive health care threatened by an expected Supreme Court decision. Lightfoot said she was spurred to act by...

Lightfoot pledges $500,000 to help pay for women needing abortion care

Mayor Lori Lightfoot and a host of other city and state leaders on Monday vowed to fight the U.S. Supreme Court’s potential decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, pledging $500,000 to help women in Chicago and beyond in need of abortions. “We are ready, and we are ready to...