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The Illinois Family Spotlight podcast will highlight a specific cultural or political issue of which our listeners should be aware. Our discussions will be informed by a biblical worldview that will help expose the lies and distortions promulgated within secular culture. We will be interviewing policy experts and scholars whose knowledge and insights will help listeners form a wiser worldview.

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PODCAST: Buttigieg, Benson, Rubin and Marriage

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is not, in reality, married. Talk show host Dave Rubin is not, in reality, married. If or when Fox News contributor and Townhall editor Guy Benson legally marries his male fiancé, he will not, in reality, be married. Buttigieg and Rubin are no more married than Bruce Jenner is a woman.

Marriage, like biological sex, has an immutable, objective nature that the law cannot change. Neither the law nor judicial decisions can change intrinsically non-marital unions into marriages.… Continue Reading

“It Really Comes Down to A Money Issue” (Illinois Family Spotlight #145)

This edition of spotlight features comments from Jeanne Ives, a former Illinois state representative and gubernatorial candidate.

Ives discusses the potential negative fiscal impact of legalizing marijuana, Illinois economic potential and incompetence.

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“Transgenders: Endgame” (Illinois Family Spotlight #144)

This edition of spotlight features highlights from the Illinois Family Institute worldview conference on the trans ideology with Dr. Michele Cretella, Denise Shick, Walt Heyer, Pastor Douglas Wilson, and IFI’s Laurie Higgins.

They discussed the logical conclusion of the trans ideology, what Christian parents must do about the rotten public education system, and some biology.

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Talkin’ Marijuana (Illinois Family Spotlight #143)

Monte Larrick is joined by two Colorado residents and marijuana experts in their respective fields to discuss why Illinois should slow down on marijuana legalization and their personal experience and observations from their state.

Dr. Karen Randall is an emergency medicine physician in Pueblo, Colorado and is affiliated with Parkview Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.… Continue Reading

“Socialism is Institutionalized Envy” (Illinois Family Spotlight #142)

This edition of spotlight features Pastor Doug Wilson who spoke at the IFI worldview conference on the transgender ideology. He joins Monte Larrick and David Smith to discuss the biblical cultural mandate, why Christians should have continued hope for change and revival, socialism and its relation to the corruption and failure of public schools.

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PODCAST: Regressive Progressives’ Hypocrisy

It’s difficult to take seriously “progressives”—you know, those who endorse human slaughter and sexual deviance—who caterwaul about Trump’s character. What are their criteria for assessing character?

We know “progressives”—henceforth referred to more aptly as “regressives”—don’t care about sexual continence or sexual propriety: They love John F. Kennedy, his Lady Killer brother Ted, and rapist Bill Clinton. They even reelected Lady Killer Kennedy multiple times. They also reelected Barney Frank 11 times,

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Why Do We Even Consider Legalizing a City-Destroying Drug? (Illinois Family Spotlight #141)

On this edition of Spotlight, a few good men from Pacific Garden Mission testified against marijuana legalization at a community leader breakfast in March. Pastor Phil Kwiatkowski, the president of PGM laid out the case against commercialization from his perspective, then PGM counselors Ron Childers and Theodore Jones round out the second half of the podcast with the story of their personal bondage and subsequent emancipation from this destructive drug.

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PODCAST: Deceitful Lawmakers Seek to Silence Pro-Life Opposition

The stench from the swamp-dredged resolution sponsored by our Big Brothers and Sisters in Springfield and titled “Illinois Family Action-Hate Speech,” hangs over the General Assembly stinkin’ up the joint. For those unaware, this is the pernicious resolution riddled with bigoted language, non sequiturs, red herrings, and outright lies and intended to diminish the rights of IFI and IFA and other social conservatives to speak freely, assemble, and petition our government for the redress of grievances.… Continue Reading

Abortion is a Holocaust (Illinois Family Spotlight #140)

This spotlight features an interview Stephanie Trussell of the Stephanie Trussell show on 890 WLS conducted with Laurie Higgins, IFI’s cultural analyst. Laurie joined Stephanie’s show to discuss the controversy about Illinois Family Action’s recent article calling abortion a holocaust. They discuss the anti-first-amendment resolution and radical abortion proposals in Springfield and what christian conservative grassroots activists need to do about it.

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“We Might Actually Have to Trust God” (Illinois Family Spotlight #139)

This edition of spotlight features the question and answer session from a recent IFI event with Dr. Erwin Lutzer who presented from his legacy book “The Church in Babylon.”

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