Anti-Abortion Agencies Requests (Department of Public Health)

Shafaq Patel (@shafaqpatel) filed this request with the Department of Public Health of Illinois .
Multi Request Anti-Abortion Agencies Requests
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From: Shafaq Patel (@shafaqpatel)


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:

Materials related to requests for information regarding abortion services. Please include as responsive:

1. Any public records requests, as well as any provided responses or responsive materials, submitted by groups with a publicly known focus on anti-abortion and pro-life sentiments. Please include but do not limit responsive materials to those referencing the following organizations:
- Pro-Life Action League
- National Right to Life
- Check My Clinic
- The Center for Medical Progress
- Coalition for Life
- Operation Rescue
- Right to Life.

If there is a group, like a local city group, that has this sentiment but was not listed, please also provide their requests as well.

2. All communications, from Jan. 1, 2015 to present day, between your agency and representatives of the following organizations:
- Pro-Life Action League
- National Right to Life
- Check My Clinic
- The Center for Medical Progress
- Coalition for Life
- Operation Rescue
- Right to Life.

3. Any and all requests and documents with following words:
ABORTION
PREGNANCY TERMINATION
TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY
UNBORN BABIES
INDUCED ABORTION
FETAL TISSUE
PARTIAL BIRTH ABORTION
TELEMEDICINE

Let me know if your office has any questions about this request.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Shafaq Patel (@shafaqpatel)

From: Department of Public Health

Greetings,

The Illinois Department of Public Health ("IDPH") is in receipt of your email. Please know that IDPH no longer accepts Freedom of Information Act("FOIA") requests to this email address (DPH.FOIA@illinois.gov<mailto:DPH.FOIA@illinois.gov>).

Electronic FOIA requests may now be presented to IDPH, utilizing the online IDPH Freedom of Information Submission Form. The online submission form can be found at http://www.dph.illinois.gov/foia. Within that page, the form is located under the "Where do I send a Freedom of Information Act request?" heading as a link, referenced as "IDPH Submission Form<https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/6c33039a6c9646b0b5ae33e809769e64>" or also under the column to the right side of the same page, under "FORMS" where it is identified as "IDPH Freedom of Information Act Request Form<https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/6c33039a6c9646b0b5ae33e809769e64>." (links to the form are available within this email, too)

If you just attempted to submit a FOIA request to this email address, it will not be recognized as a proper FOIA request. Instead, you should re-submit your FOIA request to this form<https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/6c33039a6c9646b0b5ae33e809769e64>, as referenced above, or through another legally accepted method, also described in the link above.

Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

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