Monte Larrick recently caught up with Elise Bouc, the State Chairwoman of Stop ERA Illinois. They discuss the push to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to the United State's Constitution, only requiring two more states to approve it before it becomes a federal amendment.
04.19.18
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When Bruce Rauner signed HB 40 and made it legal for the pro-aborts to use your tax dollars to fund the murder of the unborn, several leaders in our General Assembly finally found their voices and condemned Rauner and supported a challenger against him in the primary. As you no doubt know, Rauner has some money, so finally principle sparked defiance, overcoming political expediency.
04.17.18
The leader of a weekly Bible study that includes prominent members of the White House like Vice President Mike Pence and Attorney General Jeff Sessions is garnering controversy for his views on social and religious issues. Ralph Drollinger, a former basketball player-turned-pastor who oversees Capitol Ministries, which ministers to public officials, oversees the Bible study every Wednesday.
04.16.18
The leaders of six pro-life organizations issued a public statement on Friday criticizing the 8 Republican state senators who joined the Democrats to this past week to pass the “Equal Rights” Amendment. In the letter, the pro-life leaders mention that left-wing U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has admitted that the “intended scope of the ERA is to greatly increase the scrutiny of pro-life legislation.”
04.14.18
Imagine a teenager goes on a shopping spree with his dad’s credit card one month and unalterably charges the card with hundreds of thousands in expenditures. Then, the next day at the supper table, he passes his dad a note saying he is willing to help balance the family’s budget. You are as foolish as that dad if you are taken in by the GOP’s vote this week on a balanced budget amendment.
04.11.18
On this edition of the IFA Spotlight podcast, Monte Larrick, John Biver and Dave Smith continue their discussion about the primary election last month, including the great conservative candidates down ballot, educating misinformed voters, and a summary of the results from down ballot races.
04.10.18
“All I know is what I read in the papers,” Will Rogers used to say when opening his vaudeville act. In that spirit, here are two items in the news that shed light on our current culture. In a full-page newspaper ad that ran during the Winter Olympics, Edward W. Stack, chairman of DICK’s Sporting Goods, basically paraphrased Rodney King’s admonition to the Los Angeles rioters in 1992:  "Can we all get along?”
04.09.18
Should schools be focused on providing children with a good education in a safe environment or should they be laboratories of partisan political agitation? The answer, of course, should be obvious. The National School Boards Association states that “education is not a line item in your school board’s budget, it’s the only item.”
04.07.18
Can a group of foreign nationals rush our borders, claim to be unaccompanied minors or have a credible fear of persecution, and get in – while there is nothing an American president can do to protect America’s sovereignty, security, culture, schools, and social programs from the invasion? Does the president need permission from the courts or even a new act of Congress to just say no?
04.06.18
Monte Larrick sits down with the IFA's Executive Director David Smith and IFA's John Biver to discuss the results from the last month's election, including voter turnout from both sides, Jeanne Ives' narrow loss, and why we need to show up in November to help local candidates despite the two men at the top of the ballot.
04.04.18
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz would NOT have signed the massive spending bill last Friday if he were president. Too bad Ted didn't win a national election. Ed Straker at American Thinker lists a series of Tweets by Ted Cruz that lay out some of the truly ugly/awful/terrible and inexcusable contents found in that $1.3 trillion-dollar budget.
04.03.18

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