Sadly, I believe you are correct. The changes in IL are only "from within" in the sense that there is a "poster child" named on the lawsuit. Huge proportions of the necessary manpower and finances come from all across the nation.
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.