Wednesday, 9:30 a.m., Springfield - In an extremely swift hearing this morning, the House Agriculture Committee again passed legislation, sponsored by Representative Senger that regulates provision of women's reproductive health care in Illinois - seeking to regulate abortion out of existence. The committee passed an amendment to HB 2321 (which now replaces HB 3156) that would place unnecessary,discriminatory and burdensome regulations on clinics that provide abortion services.

Despite impassioned testimony from the ACLU of Illinois' executive director Colleen Connell, the committee passed the amendment without any questions - and without any debate. The fight now moves to the House floor.

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