We are encouraging you to contact your senators and representatives in their home district offices to support the following pending legislation:
1. Healthy Youth Act SB 3788/HB 5012 VOTE YES
This legislation will expand Illinois’ current requirement for medically accurate, comprehensive age-appropriate sex education. It will make the current curriculum culturally and linguistically appropriate for students with disabilities, LGBTQIA youth, and pregnant or parenting youth.
2. Repeal of the Parental Notification of Abortion Law VOTE YES
This legislation would repeal the dangerous Parental Notification Law that requires a healthcare provider to notify a parent, grandparent, step-parent in the home or legal guardian at least 48 hours prior to performing an abortion for a patient under 18. This forced notification and judicial bypass have been shown to put young people in danger and serves no valid purpose.
3. REACH Act SB 2762/HB4663 VOTE YES
The Responsible Education for Adolescent and Children’s Health Act requires comprehensive, inclusive, and age and developmentally appropriate personal health and safety education to be taught in public schools and and charter schools in grades K-12.
4. Pretrial Fairness Act to End Cash Bond SUPPORT
This legislation would reform pre-trial detainment based solely on wealth-based money bail.
Gov. Pritzker has made this a priority issue for 2020. Instead of the PFA bill being introduced, working groups on both sides will meet create a consensus bill.
5. SB1966 Fix the FOID BIO Bill VOTE YES
This pending legislation from 2019 will fix the loopholes in the FOID law and require fingerprinting to block illegal gun-ownership.
TAKE ACTION! Call your state senator and state representative this week in their home district offices & urge them to support these bills. Contact info can be found here: