World News: 20:20 GMT Wednesday 12th June 2019. [Yahoo Business News Feed via SPi World News]
The governor of the US state of Illinois on Wednesday enacted a law establishing a 'fundamental right' to abortion and removing old laws that criminalized the procedure. The law repeals criminal penalties on abortion providers, codifying what had already been de facto law through court rulings. The measure also requires private health insurance companies in the state to cover abortion procedures.
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