Gov. J.B. Pritzker has filed an emergency rule to punish businesses that open to customers in defiance of his illegal lock-down orders. Violators could be charged with a Class A misdemeanor, which is a fine between $75 and $2,500. Additionally, this emergency rule extends the governor’s emergency authority from 30 days to 150 days.
Posted in Illinois Politics
Tagged Amanda Vinicky, Andre Thapedi, Bill Cunningham, Chuck Weaver, COVID–19, emergency rule, Fran Hurley, J.B. Pritzker, JCAR Committee, Keith Wheeler, Kimberly Lightford, Mike Halpin, Paul Schimpf, Steve Reick, Sue Rezin, Tom Demmer, Tony Munoz
On Friday, May 17th, the bill to legalize marijuana as "medicine" was debated on the Illinois Senate floor and then passed by a vote of 35-21. This 200+ bill (HB 1) was sponsored by State Senator William Haine (D-Alton), and co-sponsored by Senators Linda Holmes (D-Aurora), Iris Martinez (D-Chicago), and William Delgado (D-Chicago).
Posted in Marriage/Family/Culture
Tagged Bill Cunningham, Darin LaHood, Dave Syverson, Iris Martinez, Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Jim Oberweis, Julie Morrison, Klye McCarter, Linda Holmes, Napoleon Harris, Patrick Quinn, Tim Bivins, William Delgado
While media pundits and liberal activists feign “concern” about the prominence of “social issues” in the GOP primary race for president, liberal activists tirelessly work to advance their social agenda. Whether it is the mandate from Washington D.C. that requires all healthcare insurance plans to provide free contraceptives, abortifacients, and sterilization services or the introduction of a “same-sex marriage” bill in Springfield merely nine months after “civil unions” became legal in Illinois, the Left aggressively promotes its social agenda, often with the approval of the mainstream media.
Lesbian activist and recently appointed — not elected — StateRepresentative Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago) …