Articles by Kathy Valente
Fantasy Sports Gambling Will Become Legal if Illinois Lawmakers Have Their Way
By Kathy Valente   |   05.02.16
Attorneys General in 11 states, including Illinois, have said that Daily Fantasy Sports is illegal gambling.  With HB 4323, it...
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These Bills Will Put More Impaired Drivers on the Roads
By Kathy Valente   |   04.04.16
Contact Your Lawmakers to Oppose HB 4357 & SB 2228! Children at Risk State Representative Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago) has introduced ...
Action Items for Pro-Family Citizens
By Kathy Valente   |   08.06.15
On July 28, 2015, Illinois State Senator Kyle McCarter (R-Vandalia) introduced the Religious Freedom Defense Act, SB 2164, in response...
Call Governor Rauner Today!
By Kathy Valente   |   07.28.15
As of this writing, Governor Bruce Rauner has not yet taken action on HB 217, the bill that seeks to...
Islam in America with Dr. Lutzer Tonight on TLN
By Kathy Valente   |   07.16.15
If you missed our Islam in America with Dr. Erwin Lutzer forum on May 7th in Medinah, you’ll be pleased...
A Call To Prayer for the New Legislative Sessions
By Kathy Valente   |   01.12.15
Today in Springfield, Bruce Rauner took the oath of office to become the 42nd Governor of Illinois.  This coming Wednesday,...
ERA in the Lame Duck Veto Session?
By Kathy Valente   |   12.02.14
The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), SJRCA 75, has reared its ugly head once again in Illinois and your state representative...
Target Takes Aim at Marriage
By Kathy Valente   |   08.13.14
Target has missed its mark once again. Last week the company took a shot at marriage and families by signing...
Pre-order Voter Guides TODAY!
By Kathy Valente   |   08.11.14
Illinois Family Institute will be printing a limited number of the 2014 General Election Voter Guide. The suggested donation to...
Prayer Update for July 2014
By Kathy Valente   |   07.11.14
“Come now, and let us reason together,” saith the LORD.  Isaiah 1:18  The Hebrew word reason together means: to come...
Good News About Google and Verizion
By Kathy Valente   |   06.25.14
**Caution: Contains Sensitive Information** You need some good news, and I want to tell you about two recent victories for...
Prayer Update for June 2014
By Kathy Valente   |   06.16.14
For the church to discover the incredible effects of united prayer once again, we must keep our eyes on the...
WARNING: Children At Risk
By Kathy Valente   |   06.12.14
I recently attended a summit in Arlington, VA, on the issue of ending sexual exploitation. The information shared by experts...
Nine Reasons to Reject Equal Rights Amendment
By Kathy Valente   |   05.26.14
On May 22, 2014, the Illinois Senate voted 39 to 11 to pass SJRCA 75, the dangerous Equal Rights Amendment...
It’s Time To Pray
By Kathy Valente   |   04.16.14
Prayer is God’s solution to delay the decaying of our culture.  Many of you have already committed to praying and...
Kathy Valente
IFI Director of Operations
Kathy Valente

Kathy joined the IFI team as our Director of Operations in 2008. Previously, Kathy was the state director for Concerned Women for America for 4 years. But even before that, Kathy and Dave worked together as volunteer activists battling pornography and obscenity in the public square.

Kathy has consistently taken a stand for traditional Judeo-Christian values and has worked tirelessly to foster a wholesome environment for family living, advocating for high community standards.

Kathy recognizes that sexual immorality, pornography, obscenity, promiscuity, state sanctioned abortion and gambling threaten the moral fabric of our society. The well being of our communities, the strength of our families, and the hearts, minds, lives and souls of our children are at risk when traditional values and high community standards are abandoned.

Kathy was married to her late husband for over 31 years, is the mother of three adult children and the grandmother of four.

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