Articles by Monte Larrick
The Importance of Value Voting
By Monte Larrick   |   10.05.18
Do you believe your vote can make a difference? Do you truly value your right to cast your vote? If you answered “yes,” then you know your vote is valuable and your actions in the voting booth should be consistent...
With Sports Betting, Legislators Gamble with Illinois’ Well-Being
By Monte Larrick   |   06.07.18
Due to a U.S. Supreme Court decision, the odds have improved for legal sports betting to come to Illinois. Proponents are promising lots of tax revenue from bets on baseball, basketball, football, and other sports.
Praying for Renewal in Illinois
By Monte Larrick   |   05.17.18
Christians are uniting in prayer for Illinois and the nation as lawmakers press for an anti-life, anti-family agenda that threatens our culture with even further decline.
Anti-Life Groups Pushing the Equal Rights Amendment on Illinois
By Monte Larrick   |   05.08.18
The Illinois Constitution already guarantees equal protection regardless of sex. But, that's not stopping Planned Parenthood and other anti-life organizations from trying to make Illinois the 37th state of the 38 needed to add the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Equal Rights Amendment Brings Inequality for the Unborn
By Monte Larrick   |   04.20.18
With an eye on the November elections, state lawmakers are reviving the Equal Rights Amendment, but a leading opponent warns that ratification will mean more abortions.
Rep. Breen: Taxpayer Funding of Abortion Will Not Be Normalized
By Monte Larrick   |   03.29.18
Planned Parenthood would like taxpayer funding of abortions to go on unquestioned, but the fight in Illinois is ramping up.
Illinois: The Abortion Center of the Midwest
By Monte Larrick   |   03.13.18
While Wisconsin and other states take steps to protect life, more women are traveling to Illinois for abortions.
Police Chief Issues a Warning on Legalized Marijuana
By Monte Larrick   |   02.27.18
The President of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police is encouraging a "NO" vote on a Cook County marijuana referendum.
Pastors Descend on Springfield in Prayer
By Monte Larrick   |   02.08.18
Pastors are praying for change in Illinois and they're looking to raise new leaders for our state from within their congregations.
Thousands March for Life in Chicago
By Monte Larrick   |   01.16.18
Life advocates are calling for an end to taxpayer funding of abortions and dream that one day abortion will not only be illegal, but also "unthinkable."
The Sanctity of Life Goes to Court
By Monte Larrick   |   12.24.17
While the courts decide on taxpayer funded elective abortions and compelled pro-abortion speech, Springfield Right to Life will fight for women and their unborn babies next door to Planned Parenthood.
Making Room for Baby Jesus in the Illinois Rotunda
By Monte Larrick   |   12.07.17
Thanks to the work of the Springfield Nativity Scene Committee, the state capitol rotunda is once again the site for a privately funded creche display. Tom Brejcha, the president of the Thomas More Society​, points out that the public interest law firm is working with groups to bring nativity scenes and the Gospel message to cities across the nation.
American Universities Need a Lesson in Freedom
By Monte Larrick   |   11.18.17
Historian David Barton says taxpayer-funded colleges and universities have long been known as breeding grounds for left-leaning indoctrination. However, conservative lawmakers are starting to demand neutrality and an end to speech codes that silence free expression on campuses.
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.
Prayer is Changing Hearts and Lives in the Abortion Crisis
By Monte Larrick   |   10.24.17
Governor Bruce Rauner and Democrats in the Illinois General Assembly are using House Bill 40 to force taxpayers to fund abortions in Illinois.
Monte Larrick
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Monte Larrick

Larrick, an award winning broadcast journalist, retired from Moody Broadcasting in Chicago after more than 30 years of service. In 2014, he joined the IFI team to use his news gathering experience to help inform IFI supporters about issues that impact their lives. Mr. Larrick and his wife have been married 33 years and have two daughters. 

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