Posts tagged: pro-life

Walk the Precinct, Change Illinois

Written by John Biver

Here is the second of two videos aimed at encouraging more Christian conservatives to run for Precinct Committeeman. IFA’s Dave Smith is joined by northern Illinois activist Jan Klaas, and the Illinois Leadership Project’s chairman Jim Edwards.

Here is Dave’s strong introduction to this important and informative discussion:

I really want our viewers and our listeners to understand that the state of Illinois is in the position that its in right now…because people of faith — conservative Christians are just not engaged the way they should be… If more of us were engaged things would look a lot different.

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SPOTLIGHT: Springfield 2017 Legislative Recap

Written by Benjamin Smith

In this 50th edition of the Illinois Family Spotlight podcast, IFI’s and Illinois Right to Life Action’s lobbyist Ralph Rivera gives us a recap of the spring legislative session in Springfield. Well over 6,000 bills were introduced between January 11, 2017 and May 31, 2017.  Dozens of these bills were on our radar screen. For a quick reference guide to these bills of concern, please click HERE.

In this podcast, Monte, Dave, and Ralph focus their discussions on HB 40, a bill which removes the ban on taxpayer funded abortions.… Continue Reading

“Abortion Takes Human Life” (Illinois Family Spotlight #026)

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il_family-spotlight_125x125Pro-life activist Chris Iverson joins Monte and Dave to discuss his campaigns. Chris leads groups of volunteers in projects that display a simple message for thousands upon thousands of people: abortion takes human life.  The three discuss Chris’ experience in his banner campaigns, his strategy behind the sign, and his long-term goal of buying billboard space.

Want to help us raise funds for a billboard campaign? Call the IFI office at (708) 781-9328 or click HERE to make an online donation.… Continue Reading

“The Next Generation” (Illinois Family Spotlight #022)

il_family-spotlight_125x125IFI junior fellows Andrew Willis and John Kristof rejoin the show to continue the conversation about conservatism, Christianity, and millennials, discussing how conservatives can reach out to young Americans both in the home and in the public square.

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“The Pro-Life Wish List” (Illinois Family Spotlight #021)

il_family-spotlight_125x125Pro-lifers control the House of Representatives. Pro-lifers control the Senate. This month, the Presidency will be taken by a man who promises to support the pro-life movement. What will pro-lifers do with this growth in influence? Jill Stanek of the Susan B. Anthony List joins the show to discuss short term and long term plans for advancing pro-life legislation.

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“Next Steps for the Pro-Life” (Illinois Family Spotlight #019)

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Jill Stanek, the National Campaign Chair for the Susan B. Anthony List, joins the show to discuss the state of affairs of the pro-life movement.  Topics include Governor John Kasich’s recent decisions on abortion legislation and what victories are within the pro-life movement’s reach within the next election cycle.

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Debrief: 2016 Election, Part 2 (Illinois Family Spotlight #016)

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Monte Larrick, David Smith, John Biver, and Ralph Rivera reconvene to continue discussing the recent general election.  In this episode, they review the four now-red House seats, the future of life and bathroom legislation, and how voters can influence an election beyond the ballot box.

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Debrief: 2016 Election (Illinois Family Spotlight #015)

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Illinois Family Spotlight recaps the recent election, discussing how pro-family issues may be effected with our newly elected leaders.  Will our new president actually be pro-life?  Can Roe v. Wade be overturned?  Is the Illinois legislature growing more conservative?  Monte, Dave, John Biver, and Ralph Rivera (Illinois Citizens for Life) answer these questions and more.

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Keeping up with the Crawfords (Illinois Family Spotlight #012)

il_family-spotlight_125x125Drs. Hiram and Jaronda Crawford visited Illinois Family Action earlier this week and were kind enough to join Dave and Monte on a special episode of Illinois Family Spotlight.  The Crawfords discuss the upcoming election and their recent efforts to promote pro-life policies and values in Chicago.

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Campaigning for Life (Illinois Family Spotlight #010)

il_family-spotlight_125x125A two-part podcast about developments in the pro-life movement. First, Monte Larrick interviews David Daleiden, the creator of the widely circulated videos uncovering Planned Parenthood’s involvement in the illegal selling of baby body parts, to discuss the impact of his work and his current legal status against Planned Parenthood. Afterward, Karen Hayes and Donna Melody of the 40 Days for Life campaign join the show to discuss ways Christians can make an impact on abortion culture.… Continue Reading

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