5/20/13: Both the Illinois House and Senate are in session this week.
Quick hit: Senate approved important measure to raise the age of Juvenile Court jurisdiction to 18. Learn more.
Current Illinois law requires health authorities to inform school principals of the names of HIV positive students – contrary to medical privacy standards – adding to the stigmatization of people... Continue readingIssue(s): Children's Rights, Rights of Persons with HIV/AIDS
Young people in Illinois need complete, comprehensive age-appropriate and medically accurate information in order to make responsible decisions about their sexual health. House Bill 2675 modernizes Illinois law to ensure... Continue readingIssue(s): Children's Rights, Reproductive Rights