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Sensitive Snollygosters At It Again

“Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people
who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it.”
Mark Twain

DISCLAIMER: This article was assembled with a heavy dose of sarcasm. Proceed at your own risk.

Illinois is a wonderful state. What with our potholes, potheads, public schools and politicians, it is a true headscratcher that the California U-Hauls aren’t coming here rather than Texas. Especially since our lawmakers arguably care much more about children’s preferred identity than any other state in the nation.

State Senator Don Harmon (D-Oak Park) recently put …

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February 2020 Prayer Alert

The 2020 session of the Illinois General Assembly is now underway in Springfield. Our state lawmakers are introducing new proposals, adding to the 6,000+ bills that were introduced in the first half of the session (2019). IFI’s top concern is stopping the effort to repeal the Parental Notice of Abortion Act. In a recent email, the anti-life Personal PAC told their supporters that their

key goals in 2020 will be repealing dangerous anti-choice legislation and safeguarding reproductive rights for future generations. With that in mind, in the next few months, Personal PAC will be focused on:

  • Repealing the Parental Notice
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Keep The Pressure On Gov. Rauner

The General Assembly may have adjourned for the summer, but the legislative process is far from finished.  HB 40, which forces taxpayers to pay for Medicaid abortions, must be stopped at the governor’s desk. So, once again, we call your attention to this important issue.  

As you may remember, the Illinois Senate passed HB 40 on May 10th by a vote of 33-22, and on that very same day, Illinois Senator Don Harmon (D-Chicago) — who voted in favor of this anti-baby bill — filed a “motion to reconsider.” This is a procedural action that delays the …

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Marijuana Decriminalization Puts Children and Families at Greater Risk

Before the regular session ended on May 31st, State Representative Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago) and State Senator Heather Steans (D-Chicago) were able to legislation to decriminalize marijuana passed in both the Illinois House and Senate. This dubious bill (SB 2228) will soon be sent to Governor Bruce Rauner, who will then have 60 days to sign it into law or veto it.
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