City Council approves ordinance barring local officials from cooperating with state anti-abortion investigations

City Council approves ordinance barring local officials from cooperating with state anti-abortion investigations

An ordinance to bar local officials from cooperating with any investigation by another state regarding access to abortion or gender-affirming care was passed by the city council on Wednesday. The “Bodily Autonomy Ordinance”, introduced by Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa, Ald. Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez and Ald. Matt Martin, codifies the bans originally introduced by Mayor Lori Lightfoot in …

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