Posts tagged: Peter Breen

SPOTLIGHT: Peter Breen Talks About Abortion, Redistricting and Fair Maps

Written by David E. Smith

Monte Larrick caught up with Peter Breen, Vice President and Senior Counsel for the Thomas More Society, at the recent SpeakOut Illinois event in Oakbrook Terrace. They talk about Breen’s candidacy for the 48th House district and his work on the Fair Maps petition. Breen also addresses a threat to Illinois families in the form of the erasure of the Parental Notice of Abortion Act.

After the break, Monte and Peter consider the possibility of abortions becoming available in Illinois public schools.… Continue Reading

“Let’s Take the Mapping Power from Mike Madigan” (Illinois Family Spotlight #189)

Monte Larrick caught up with Peter Breen, the Vice President and Senior Counsel for the Thomas More Society, at the recent SpeakOut Illinois event in Oakbrook Terrace. They talked about Breen’s candidacy for the 48th House district, his work on the fair maps petition, and the threats to families in Illinois–taking the form of the erasure of parental notice of abortion, the trampling of parental rights with the mandatory HPV vaccine, and the elimination of informed and religious objection to vaccines generally.… Continue Reading

SPOTLIGHT: Lobby Your Lawmakers

Written by David E. Smith

If you’ve ever wondered how best to effectively communicate with your state representatives and senators, this edition of Spotlight will be of special interest to you!

In a presentation at the 2019 SpeakOut Illinois conference, former state representative Peter Breen gives us an insider’s view of the life of a legislator and offers valuable tips for interacting with those individuals who are hard against an issue, hard in favor of an issue, or “neutral.”… Continue Reading

DIY: Lobby Your Lawmakers (Illinois Family Spotlight #185)

If you’ve ever wondered how best to effectively communicate with your state representatives and senators, this edition of Spotlight will be of special interest to you!

In a presentation at the 2019 SpeakOut Illinois conference, former state representative Peter Breen gives us an insider’s view of the life of a legislator and offers valuable tips for interacting with those individuals who are hard against an issue, hard in favor of an issue, or “neutral.” While many of Breen’s remarks are directed toward pro-life legislation, his advice is applicable to other topics of concern to conservatives and pro-family voters.… Continue Reading

SPOTLIGHT: A Conversation With Illinois Lawmaker Darren Bailey

Written by David E. Smith

Joining Monte Larrick on this edition of Spotlight is Darren Bailey, current State Representative for the 109th district. Their conversation occurred at the Illinois Conservative Union’s Illinois Political Activist Conference which was held in August in Bolingbrook, Illinois.

Representative Bailey details the reasons why he has decided to run for state senate in the 55th district and recounts the valuable experience he gained as a state representative.… Continue Reading

Abby Johnson Speaking in Effingham and Carmi!

Written by Tamara Jackson

Support Three New State Reps Who Support Life!

Thanks to a super-majority of left-wing lawmakers, Illinois “boasts” some of the most egregious abortion laws in our nation.

On Tuesday, May 28th, the Illinois House voted 64-50 to pass SB 25 — an abhorrent bill creating a fundamental “right” to abortion throughout all 9 months of pregnancy. Three days later, the Illinois State Senate voted 34-20 to pass it as well. This past Wednesday, Gov.… Continue Reading

SPOTLIGHT: Illinois Is As Easy As ABC: Abortion, Bankruptcy, and Corruption

Written by Benjamin Smith

Some of the most important words we will ever speak are words of truth. Please listen to this very important edition of Spotlight as the executive director of Illinois Right to Life, Mary Kate Knorr; attorney and senior counsel for the pro-life Thomas More Society, Peter Breen; neonatal ICU nurse, Emily Kelly; cardiologist, Dr. Nalini Rajmannan, and the executive director of the Pro-Life Action League, Eric Scheidler speak passionate, informed, reasoned and rational, scientifically-accurate words of truth about the realities of abortion and the devastating effects that unprecedented abortion expansion will bring to Illinois.… Continue Reading

“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

Deceitful Lawmakers Seek to Silence Pro-Life Opposition

Written by Laurie Higgins

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

“Essentially No-Restriction Abortion” (Illinois Family Spotlight #138)

Peter Breen, the Vice-President and Senior Counsel of the Thomas More Society joins Monte Larrick to further enlighten us about the two new radical abortion bills that we will be protesting in Springfield on March 20. They also stress communicating regulating with your lawmakers, not just about troubling legislation, but building relationships with your lawmakers.

Peter has represented many churches, organizations, and individuals pro bono in state and federal courts across the country. He has served as the Society’s Vice-President, as well as its Executive Director & Legal Counsel, directing its day-to-day operations.… Continue Reading