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Abortion rights group releases Gov. Rauner survey, calls Rauner ‘dishonest’

Marc FilippinoReboot Illinois

Apr 19, 2017

A 2014 questionnaire shows Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner previously pledged to support abortion rights’ measures he recently said he would veto.

Personal PAC, an abortion rights political action committee, released details from Rauner’s 2014 Illinois gubernatorial candidate questionnaire Wednesday. In it, Rauner pledged to sign legislation replacing a 1975 Illinois law that says if Roe V. Wade was overturned or modified, the state would revert back to its pre-Roe status of banning abortions for women unless their lives are in jeopardy.

Critics say Rauner’s statement last week that he would veto HB 40 should it reach his desk shows him…

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