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Rauner’s veto threat on abortion puts it, and him, on Illinois’ center stage

Madeleine DoubekReboot Illinois

Apr 17, 2017


We just might be about to find out for sure what Illinoisans’ views are on abortion and whether Gov. Bruce Rauner’s take on those views was the right one.

President Trump is in the Oval Office. Justice Gorsuch is on the U.S. Supreme Court tilting it right. Next Tuesday, there is an Illinois Women March on Springfield day. And, late last week, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner might have revved up that march by having his press staff issue a statement saying he would veto HB 40, a bill to increase abortion access and keep it legal,…

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