State Rep. Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago), flanked by State Rep. Chris Welch (D-Hillside) and Sens. Melinda Bush (D-Grayslake) and Elgie Sims (D-Chicago) introduce their bills to repeal old abortion laws in Chicago on Tuesday. [Heather Cherone/The Daily Line]

As four Democratic lawmakers launched an effort Tuesday to repeal a law that could send doctors to jail for performing an abortion and another that forces minors to notify their parents before terminating a pregnancy, state Rep. Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago) reminded Gov. JB Pritzker of one of the first promises he made after taking office.

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