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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

A crowd of protesters holds signs on a street lined with skyscrapers.

Thousands march in downtown Chicago to protest overturning of Roe v. Wade

June 26, 2022

The first thing DePaul University sophomore Isabel Olivo saw when she woke up Friday was the news that Roe v. Wade had been overturned.  But she said she didn’t feel sad — she was livid. She...

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The Daily Northwestern’s Guide to Illinois’ 2022 Governor’s Race

June 23, 2022

As Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s first term comes to a close, a wide field of candidates are vying for the job. The Illinois Governor primaries will take place on June 28, but early voting is already underway. In...

State Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy (D-Chicago) on the floor before the Illinois House. The House passed a bill Tuesday that would remove barriers to abortions at the state level.

Illinois bill to remove abortion restrictions passes House

May 28, 2019

As neighboring states impose increasingly restrictive reproductive rights laws, the Illinois House passed a bill Tuesday that would remove many potential state-level barriers to abortion. The Reproductive...

An examination room at Whole Womans Health of Peoria. Democratic lawmakers are pushing to update current Illinois laws regarding reproductive health.

Democratic lawmakers aim to update current reproductive health laws in Illinois

May 17, 2019

State Democratic leaders joined together Wednesday in calling for the revival of the Reproductive Health Act amid other states’ efforts to restrict access to abortion. The legislation aims to amend...

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