Illinois GOP: If single moms can’t find the dad, their babies won’t get birth certificates

We’ve removed this post because aspects of the story later turned out to be inaccurate.

From Snopes:

What’s True: HB6064 was introduced as a change to Illinois’ public aid laws and contained provisions that could prevent a single mother from obtaining a birth certificate if she didn’t identify the father of her child.

What’s False: The bill did not prevent all single mothers from obtaining birth certificates, nor was it intended to punish or stigmatize single mothers by preventing them from obtaining birth certificates.

Sky Palma

Before launching DeadState back in 2012, Sky Palma has been blogging about politics, social issues and religion for over a decade. He lives in Los Angeles and also enjoys Brazilian jiu jitsu, chess, music and art.

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