Posts tagged: SB 7

SPOTLIGHT: Until It Affects You

Written by Benjamin Smith

In light of Governor JB Pritzker’s avowed priority to legalize “recreational” marijuana in Illinois, this week’s Spotlight podcast is definitely worth listening to as well as sharing with family and friends – especially anyone who might be on the fence about the subject of legalization.

As a long-time Emergency Room physician (with a certificate in Cannabis Science and Medicine from the University of Vermont), Dr. Karen Randall brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table as she describes to Monte Larrick and David Smith the devastation legal access to high-potency marijuana has brought to her community of Pueblo, Colorado.… Continue Reading

Illinois Has More Than Enough Gambling (Spotlight #042)

Anita Bedell is Executive Director for Illinois Church Action on Alcohol and Addiction Problems (ILCAAAP).  Anita and Monte Larrick discuss Gambling and Marijuana, its effects on revenue and taxes, in Illinois.

Take Action!

SB 7 has passed the Senate, call your state representative and the Governor’s office and tell them to oppose SB 7. The capitol switchboard is (217) 782-2000. Don’t know your state rep? Click here.

Also, please ask your lawmakers to oppose the legalization of recreational marijuana.… Continue Reading

Springfield Pro-Family Update (Spotlight #037)

Illinois lawmakers are back in Springfield after a two-week break, and only have six weeks before they are scheduled to adjourn for the summer.  Monte and Dave discuss pending legislation with IFI lobbyist, Ralph Rivera, the only full-time pro-family lobbyist in Springfield.

Take ACTION! Please call your state rep and ask them to vote NO to each of these bills.

HB 40 — reinstates taxpayer-funded abortions for Medicaid recipients and adds abortion coverage in state employees’ insurance plans.… Continue Reading

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