Posts tagged: Illinois Family Institute

Will State Lawmakers Be Working in Springfield Before the Primary?

Written by John Biver

Monte and Dave are back with Ralph Rivera, a lobbyist for Illinois Right to Life Action and Illinois Family Institute.

This week’s edition of Spotlight features a discussion about the March 20th primary, the lawsuit surrounding HB 40, a bill enacting taxpayer funding of abortion, SB 1564 a bill that forces medical personnel to refer women to abortion clinics, the sanctuary state legislation signed by Governor Rauner, the Equal Rights Amendment, and new legislation concerns, including physician assisted suicide, and recreational marijuana.… Continue Reading

“Illinois Lawmakers Will be Working Before the Primary, Right?”(Illinois Family Spotlight #076)

Monte and Dave are back with Ralph Rivera, a lobbyist for Illinois Right to Life Action and Illinois Family Institute.

This week’s Spotlight features a discussion about the March 20th primary, the lawsuit surrounding HB 40, a bill enacting taxpayer funding of abortion, SB 1564 a bill that forces medical personnel to refer women to abortion clinics, the sanctuary state legislation signed by Governor Rauner, the Equal Rights Amendment, and new legislation concerns, including physician assisted suicide, and recreational marijuana.… Continue Reading

Higgins Responds to Reader’s Concerns

Written by David E. Smith

I recently asked Laurie Higgins, the cultural affairs writer for the Illinois Family Institute, to join me in a podcast. In this episode of Illinois Family Spotlight, we discuss Laurie’s satirical, sarcastic and sassy style of writing, which makes some people uncomfortable. Unfortunately, there are even some who go so far as to say that it is unbiblical or not Christ-like. I understand where this is coming from, but I think it is often misapplied or too often used as an excuse to remain silent.… Continue Reading

“Bathroom Wars Go Back to School” (Illinois Family Spotlight #003)

It’s the end of the summer, and families are beginning to send their children back to school.  How should parents respond to the President’s directive, which instructs public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity?  Laurie Higgins, Illinois Family Institute’s cultural analyst, joins Monte Larrick and David Smith to discuss.

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“Welcome to Illinois Family Action” (Illinois Family Spotlight #001)

On the inaugural episode of the Illinois Family Spotlight podcast, Monte Larrick and David Smith discuss how important it is to be involved in the public square and how Illinois Family Institute and Illinois Family Action act to advance pro-family, pro-life, and pro-marriage principles.  In the second half of the podcast, they revisit IFA’s involvement at the Illinois GOP convention in Peoria earlier this year.

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