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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Birth control pills. In March of 2019, a bill was brought before the Illinois legislature to repeal the Illinois Parental Notice of Abortion Law.

Personal PAC pushes for repeal of Parental Notice of Abortion Law

January 16, 2020

For the past six years, Illinois has enforced the Illinois Parental Notice of Abortion Law, which requires minors to notify a parent, grandparent, step-parent or legal guardian before they may get an abortion,...

Officials at Evanston Township High School have decided not to enact a policy addressing the use of bathrooms and locker rooms by transgender students. The policy hasn’t been enacted because of the current political climate, and potential legal ramifications, officials said.

ETHS indefinitely delays transgender policy to comply with federal guidance, avoid legal action

February 19, 2017

Evanston Township High School officials have decided to indefinitely postpone enacting an official policy on transgender students’ use of gendered spaces, citing a turbulent political landscape and shifting...

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1004 Greenwood St. The Rev. Betty Landis of that church is one of a number of religious leaders organizing a response to the election of President Donald Trump.

Evanston religious community moves to create ‘protection teams’ after presidential election

February 15, 2017

Members of the Evanston religious community are moving to establish so-called “protection teams” to support marginalized residents — including immigrants and refugees — following the election of...

Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to his supporters after he was elected governor of Illinois on Nov. 4, 2014. Rauner is being sued by anti-abortion pregnancy centers for a bill that requires doctors to give patients information about abortion services.

Pro-life groups file suit against Gov. Rauner over abortion bill

October 5, 2016

Anti-abortion pregnancy centers in Illinois have filed a federal lawsuit against Gov. Bruce Rauner over a bill requiring doctors to give patients information about abortion services and other alternatives...

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) moderates a panel at Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. The senator’s bill limiting cell phone surveillance devices is currently under review by a House committee.

Biss-sponsored bill introduced to curb police use of cellphone tracking device

April 28, 2016

A bill sponsored by state Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) limiting police use of cell phone surveillance devices in response to criticism of the devices by civil liberties advocates passed in the Illinois...

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