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Pro-Life Message Reaches 50% of Cook County
By Chris Iverson   |   11.08.17
IFI has partnered with pro-life Illinoians to reach over 26 million views of the message “Abortion Takes Human Life” in the Chicagoland area from January 2016 to October 2017.  Billboards, pro-life overpasses and other efforts have spread this message throughout...
Leftists Are Making False Claims About the ERA
We have been successful in fighting the ERA in Illinois for many years due in part to the truth of our claims about the problems with the ERA.  When I met with legislators recently, I learned that the supporters of the ERA are trying to blunt our claims by telling the legislators that the ERA will not have any impact on abortion.  You and I know that is simply not true.  State ERA's have already been used in state courts to expand Medicaid funding for elective abortions.
ISU’s Fake News Station WGLT Calls IFI Hate Group
By Laurie Higgins   |   11.06.17
Look no further than Illinois State University (ISU) for evidence of the degradation of public education. In addition to hosting an annual drag queen fundraiser in the Bone Student Center, Illinois State University owns a fake news organization: WGLT. The...
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The Equal Rights Amendment and Abortion
By Kathy Valente   |   11.04.17
For those who weren’t politically active in the 70’s or never got around to learning the specifics about the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), here is a thumbnail sketch of the purpose and danger of the ERA. This proposed U.S. Constitutional...
‘Trillions of Dollars Are at Stake’: It is a Battle Over ‘The Future Wealth of the United States’
By John Biver   |   11.04.17
Is that headline dramatic enough for you? Since writing the four part series focusing on trade and manufacturing jobs (one, two, three, four), Jim Dicks at American Thinker added some interesting political information to the mix. Steve Bannon, Jim Dicks...
International Trade: Plenty of Destruction, Not Enough Creative
By John Biver   |   11.03.17
“Creative destruction” is a common phrase used in economics. One simple example that’s in the news a lot lately, is the phenomenon of Since it launched in 1994, countless small books stores have been put out of business, and...
U.S. House Hearing on the ‘Heartbeat Bill’
By David E. Smith   |   11.03.17
Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives held a hearing on a monumental piece of pro-life legislation known as the Heartbeat Protection Act of 2017.  Introduced by U.S. Representative Steven King (R-IA), H.R. 490 would require abortionists to listen for a...
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Restoring Hope to Those with Same-Sex Attraction
By Monte Larrick   |   11.03.17
Governor Rauner and his like-minded colleagues in the General Assembly made Illinois one of a handful of states to ban counseling that steers children away from same-sex attraction. Licensed therapists are even prohibited from offering such counseling to young people who seek it.
Illinois Law Could be Impacted by California Right of Conscience Case if it is Heard by SCOTUS
By John Biver   |   11.01.17
In a fast-moving story, right of conscience cases are moving forward and possibly to the U.S. Supreme Court. Here are just two recent headlines from Life News: October 30: Pregnancy Centers Ask Supreme Court to Overturn California Law Forcing Them...
Conservatives and Culture: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
By Tami Jackson   |   11.01.17
The culture of America 2017 seems to be, in the words of stalwart conservative thinker and jurist, Robert Bork, Slouching Towards Gomorrah. Our society has become a living metaphor of Israel, circa 200 B.C.: In those days there was no...
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