Posts tagged: Springfield

“Watch and Pray: Previewing the 2020 Election” (Illinois Family Spotlight #223)

Election Week is finally here! On this edition of Spotlight, IFA Media Director Monte Larrick and IFA Executive Director David Smith look back at some of the outcomes, at both the state and national level, of the 2016 general and 2018 midterm elections. They consider various hopes and goals for a second Trump administration, as well as potential changes that might arise with a Biden administration.Continue Reading

Draining the Swamp Begins Here at Home

Written by James Blair

The 1912 Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois Volume 2 describes Sangamon County, home of Springfield as the “…low swamp lands in Sangamon County, and the green coated stagnant ponds that stood from year to year, filling the atmosphere with so much malaria that almost every man, woman, and child in the county were more or less afflicted with chills and fever…”  Here in 2020 the physical swamp is gone, but a bureaucratic swamp remains stifling the growth of Illinois.… Continue Reading

“Get Out of Your Comfort Zone” (Illinois Family Spotlight #152)

On this edition of Illinois Family Spotlight, Monte Larrick solicited an interview from Tim Moore, the president of Springfield Right to Life. They discussed the impact Springfield Right to Life has made on their city, the enactment of abortion expansion, where Christian Illinoisans should go from here, and how pro-lifers should respond to sometimes violent assaults while protesting or witnessing outside abortion clinics.… 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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A Spring 2019 Legislative Update {Part 1} (Illinois Family Spotlight #150)
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