From Lake County Right to Life…
The Forum will be held on February 25th, in the conference center of St. Joseph’s Church located on 114 Lincoln Ave. in Round Lake. It is free of charge, and will be held from 8:30AM – 11:00AM. The Forum will cover School Based Clinics (SBCs) in general, and in particular, the SBC scheduled to go into Round Lake School District 116’s high school. Round Lake is a consolidated school district, and plans are in the works to open the clinic services to the upper grades. The Forum will feature two speakers: Laurie Higgins, who is the cultural analyst and director of school advocacy for the Illinois Family Institute. Her cultural commentaries have been carried on a number of pro-family websites, including Americans for Truth, Champion News, and Mission America. Laurie has been interviewed on radio programs across the country, including Phyllis Schlafly on Eagle Forum Live, Donna Hearne on Bott Radio Network and Sandy Rios for The Sandy Rios Show. Our other speaker, Barbara Wheeler, will speak on Title X funding. Title X is the only existing federal grant program that is completely devoted to providing comprehensive family planning and other related preventative health services. It’s over all purpose, is to promote positive birth outcomes by allowing individuals to decide on the number and spacing of their children. The regulations of Title X require that 90% of the appropriation be used for family planning services. In 2010 Congress appropriated $317 million dollars for Title X.
School Based Clinics exist to provide reproductive health care. In the SBC setting all information is confidential under federal law. Unless the child chooses to tell their parents, all information on reproductive healthcare, including any sexual disease, is confidential. This means treatment is also confidential. This confidentiality extends to mental health issues as well. The object of SBCs is to make contraceptives and abortion pills and abortion referrals available to all students, regardless of their religious or cultural beliefs. In short, the SBC is a vehicle for Planned Parenthood to gain inroads in the school, and lead to a possible abortion clinic in Lake County. Attend to Learn More.
More information, call: (847) 223-7022.
About Lake County Right to Life
Established in 1973 and headquartered in Grayslake, Lake County Right to Life is an educational and advocacy organization for the protection of innocent human life. The organization works in Lake County to promote the vision of a society in which all human life is respected, protected and secure. For more information, please call the Lake County Right to Life office at (847) 223-7022 or visit the website at www.ifrl.org/lake.