Posts tagged: abortion

“Illinois Is As Easy As ABC: Abortion, Bankruptcy, and Corruption” (Illinois Family Spotlight #151)

This edition of spotlight features the Illinois life champions responding to the approval of dramatic abortion expansion by Governor Pritzker at a news conference directly following the signing and celebration of Illinois’ democrats abortion masterpiece: the RHA.

The speakers are Mary Kate Knorr, the executive director of Illinois Right to Life, her attorney Peter Breen, the senior counsel of the pro-life Thomas More Society, a neonatal ICU nurse by the name of Emily Kelly, Dr. Nalini Rajmannan, and the Pro-Life Action League’s Eric Scheidler.… Continue Reading

A Spring 2019 Legislative Update {Part 1} (Illinois Family Spotlight #150)

Illinois State Rep Darren Bailey joined David Smith to discuss the legislature’s recent regressive accomplishments, if you can call them that, Rep Bailey’s personal conviction to run for office, and a very special event hosted by the “eastern block” conservatives coming up in late July.

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News You May Have Missed

Written by Laurie Higgins

Snatching Body Parts

Barbarous body snatchers calling themselves “doctors” don’t harvest just the parts of recently killed tiny humans. They also harvest them even while tiny humans yet live. One such “doctor” is Jörg C. Gerlach about whose work in harvesting livers from babies between 18-22 weeks gestation David Daleiden wrote in an essay published by the Washington Examiner on June 7 and excerpted here:

The abortions… were performed by routine medical induction; the labor was induced by local prostaglandin administration….

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Illinois’ Recent Regressive Actions (Illinois Family Spotlight #149)

This episode of spotlight is a recap of the last two weeks of the Illinois General Assembly where both chambers approved radical abortion expansion, recreational marijuana, and sports gambling and more casinos and slot machine access throughout the state. This exchange occurred on Stephanie Trussell’s weekly show on WLS with IFI’s David Smith as featured guest.

Important action alert: please contact your local authorities with polite requests to opt-out of recreational marijuana in your community.

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Rejecting the Marxists’ Version of the Constitution

Written by Robert Knight

The first rule of any Marxist revolution is that rules are fine if they advance the cause or cripple opponents.  The rules can be discarded the minute they get in the way.

That’s the way America’s Marxists, socialists and many liberals operate when it comes to the U.S. Constitution, especially the First Amendment.

Here’s the relevant portion:

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech or of the press.”

When they are legalizing obscenity and destroying community standards, the Left’s attorneys, spearheaded by the ACLU, take a “no-exceptions” view.  … Continue Reading

“This is What The Battle is All About” (Illinois Family Spotlight #146)

Ceasar LeFlore joins Monte Larrick and David Smith to discuss the continuing abortion fight, 40 Days for Life, what it would take to turn Illinois around, Ceasar’s activity and events you should attend in the area.

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Civilized Man Will Soon Revile Abortion as it Does Slavery

Written by Peter Heck

One of the most remarkable stories you’ll read is that of John Newton, author of the globally famous song Amazing Grace.  Newton was a slave ship captain who repented of his sins, became a minister, and whose personal testimonies of the horrors of the slave trade were used effectively by the great William Wilberforce to prosecute the practice before Parliament.

But here’s what few people realize about Newton’s life: his conversion to Christ did not lead to his immediate deliverance from the life of a slave trader. … Continue Reading

Truth and Love or Hate?

Written by Rev. Calvin Lindstrom

I am a pastor and board member of Illinois Family Action (IFA). I am happy to serve with IFA because I believe that Christian principles have an application for politics and society. Man’s main problem is not political. All men and women enter the world as sinners and need a Savior and salvation. The main thrust of God’s Word is to show the only way of salvation that is found in Jesus Christ, but God’s Word also gives guidance and direction to families and civil governments.… 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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Do Democrat Politicians Prefer Dead Babies?

Written by Abigail Ruth

There has been a significant amount of howling among Democrats and even some Republicans since IFA posted an article written by Teri Paulson last week that had to be retitled, “Why is Legalized Abortion Called a Holocaust?” Briefly,  Illinois Family was accused of “hate speech,” “inappropriate behavior,” “trivializing the memory of Holocaust victims,” and “promoting violence,” to name a few.

No one who complained actually addressed the core issue of whether or not there really is a moral difference between killing people based on their ethnicity (e.g., Jewish) versus killing people based on their imperfections or  inconvenience to others.… Continue Reading

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