Police and other local government agencies are prohibited from cooperating in investigations that seek to criminalize women who seek to assert their reproductive rights in the city. The "Sanctuary City of Bodily Autonomy" ordinance was approved unanimously on Wednesday by the Chicago City Council, which takes effect immediately, allowing the right to abortion as well as other reproductive care and life-affirming care. gender in the city. This legislation was the inspiration for the Welcoming Cities Ordinance which makes Chicago a sanctuary city for undocumented immigrants. Councilwoman Rossana Rodriguez said, “I want to thank the immigrant rights movement for giving us the model, for fighting so hard, so that Chicago can be a welcoming city for immigrants, which we can now use to protect everyone in need. shelter". Earlier in the year, this ordinance was introduced and passed in the wake of Roe. v. Wade was overturned by the United States Supreme Court.