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Jill Stanek

Registered nurse

Jill Stanek (born 1956) is an American pro-life activist from Illinois, best known for her allegations regarding "live birth abortions" that she publicly testified were being performed at Christ Hospital in the Chicago suburb of Oak Lawn. More recently, she has received national attention for accusing President Barack Obama of supporting infanticide while a member of the Illinois State Senate. The Christian magazine World named Stanek one of the 30 most prominent pro-life leaders during the thirty years following Roe v. Wade. Since 2003, Stanek has been a regular columnist for WorldNetDaily. Stanek also has her own blog, JillStanek.com. Stanek testified twice before the Judiciary Constitution Subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives, and in several state legislatures. She is also a frequent speaker at state and local pro-life events. Stanek ran for the Republican nomination for the Illinois House of Representatives in 2002, on a pro-life platform, but was defeated. As of 2009, she lives in Mokena, Illinois. Stanek gained initial prominence in 1999 when she testified that, while she worked as a nurse at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, Illinois, infants that survived induced  ( Wikipedia article )

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Date of birth
1956
Profession
Registered nurse, Activism, Nurse

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