An Important Week to File Witness Slips!
By David Curtin   |   04.01.24
Illinois State lawmakers will be back in session this week, and hundreds of bills are moving through committees. We want to thank those of you who have taken time to take action on these email alerts. It is vitally important that policy makers hear from Illinois constituents and not just special interest groups/activists.
What Is Wokeism?
By David Curtin   |   06.07.23
Did you know a lot of people on the left now deny wokeism exists? They are saying that it can’t be defined and just means whatever you want it to mean. Therefore, they say, wokeism is merely another conservative mantra for whatever policy one disagrees with. Politicians in Illinois have been saying that a lot these days in order to pass (you guessed it) woke legislation.
“There are two genders! Period.”
By David Curtin   |   05.08.23
It doesn’t get any better (or worse) than this. Illinois State Senator Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport) forcefully addressed 58 elected adults in a chamber on an obvious fact that no one else would address: there are only two genders – male...
Abortion Cheerleaders in Springfield Determined to Shut Down Pregnancy Care Centers (UPDATED)
By David Curtin   |   03.31.23
Last month we alerted you to tyrannical bills designed to shut down the operations of “limited services pregnancy centers.” State Senator Celina Villanueva (D-Chicago) is looking to advance her bill SB 1909, which is titled the “Deceptive Practices of Limited...
Co-Ed Restrooms – The Latest in the Culture War
By David Curtin   |   03.07.23
When the Equitable Restrooms bill was introduced in Springfield, a familiar pattern started to emerge. As IFI readers know, HB1286 legalizes “all-gender, multiple-occupancy restrooms” in sporting complexes, stadiums, entertainment centers, conference centers, and other big venues in Illinois. Yes, “all-gender” is just what it sounds like – males and females using the same multiple-occupancy restroom at the same time, anytime. There are urinals and stalls and partitions.
Kelly Cassidy’s Bill for Marriage Chaos in Illinois
By David Curtin   |   02.13.23
Illinois State Representative Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago) has introduced H.B. 1591 in an attempt to insulate Illinois as a destination for same-sex couples to get a government "marriage" certificate. She and her like-minded friends believe that the U.S. Supreme Court may overturn the 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges decision, striking down state bans on same-sex "marriage." Specifically, they fear that the majority of SCOTUS justices would overturn cases guaranteeing the rights to same-sex marriage, same-sex consensual relations and contraception by declaring the due process precedents, unconstitutional.
Pelosi Durbin and the Denial of Communion
By David Curtin   |   06.24.22
A question that’s been roiling the Catholic Church for years is whether Nancy Pelosi and Dick Durbin and other Catholic politicians should be denied Communion since they support the legalized killing of children in the womb.
David Curtin
David Curtin

David Curtin is a longtime pro-life advocate, political consultant and recently became the IFI lobbyist. Originally from Stonington and a graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, he lives and works in Springfield.

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