In other states, we’re still waiting for rulings, and in Florida, state and federal courts are at odds on the matter.The map below details the status of cell phone location tracking laws by state."It is embarrassing, because we are so out of line with the rest of the Midwest when it comes to protecting women and the unborn."To those who support abortion rights, these measures are unnecessary burdens wielded inequitably by geography."It's unfortunate that in some states politicians have felt they can restrict access, and that means women need to go out of state," said Brigid Leahy, director of public policy for Planned Parenthood of Illinois."Your rights shouldn't depend on your ZIP code or the state you live in."Relieved The Missouri woman in the hoodie recalled feeling vulnerable and a little exposed a few months ago as she stood in front of the Hope Clinic for Women in Granite City, Ill., just across the Mississippi River from St. The air was chilly, the skies partly cloudy just before the clinic opened that morning. Wade has guaranteed the right to an abortion since 1973, lawmakers and courts across the country continue to tussle over the boundaries of that reproductive freedom. Shrouded by privacy laws, data from the Illinois Department of Public Health reveal little about those who cross state lines to terminate pregnancies except the annual number.A Wisconsin mom, regretful and grieving for years after her abortion, recently began leading a recovery group at her church for others experiencing a similar loss.
Wade could be reversed "automatically, in my opinion, because I am putting pro-life justices on the court," sending the matter back to the state level.Protesters holding anti-abortion signs called her and other patients who walked past "murderers," she recalled.Growing up, she moved to and from various rural towns, and it was hard to form lasting childhood friendships.A teen from Ohio came to Illinois seeking a judicial bypass so she could have an abortion without her parents learning of her pregnancy.One Chicago clinic — citing an uptick in patients from other Midwest states — offers on its website a discounted rate at a hotel about a block away.(Stacey Wescott / Chicago Tribune) Leah Greenblum, founder and executive director of Midwest Access Coalition, a Chicago nonprofit that provides lodging, transportation and other support for women traveling to have an abortion, speaks about the coalition at her home June 20, 2017.(Stacey Wescott / Chicago Tribune)Reproductive rights have risen to the forefront of national debate since the contentious fall presidential election.She describes her education as very poor."I wasn't prepared for life," she said.Her conservative Christian family was against abortion.Davis (2015): No warrant required for historical CSLI. State (2014): Warrant required for real-time cell phone location tracking. State law (2014) requires warrant for real-time cell phone location information. State law (2014) requires warrant for real-time cell phone location information, but amended in 2015 to weaken protections. The young woman in a gray hoodie and backpack boarded a bus alone just after midnight, departing for an interstate trip to make the most pivotal choice of her 24 years. That has created pockets of access in places like Illinois amid what has been termed the U. Four of these women, though, have shared the stories of their abortions with the Tribune, chronicling the legal obstacles that led them to Illinois as well as their fears and frustrations.