There has been a flurry of activity at the Capitol in Springfield which will continue until March 22nd before lawmakers break for for Spring Break. We urge you to take a few minutes to file witness slips for a dozen bills that will soon have a hearing.
Posted in Illinois Politics, Pornography
Tagged Dave Vella, Edgar Gonzalez, Janet Yang Rohr, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, John Cabello, Kelly Cassidy, LaShawn Ford, Laura Ellman, Margaret Croke, Nicole La Ha, Sara Feigenholtz, Steve McClure
Many bills have been filed since the start of this second half of the legislative session. IFI is keeping a close watch on which get assigned to a committee so that you, as an Illinois voter, can make your position known by filing a witness slip.
Just in time for LGBTQ Pride Month, the Illinois Senate passed House Bill 2590 requiring county clerks to issue new marriage certificates upon request to reflect legal name changes for transgender and non-binary individuals. It passed by a vote of 82 to 28 in the House on April 22, 2021 and by a vote of 49 to 5 in the Illinois Senate on May 28, 2021.
State Senator Sara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago), the sponsor of the bill, also sponsored Senate Bill 139 which passed in both the Illinois House and Illinois Senate a few weeks earlier and allows the removal of …
The following bills are scheduled to be heard in the Human Services Committee on March 9th. Please file witness slips for all of them. It only takes a few minutes for each slip and your name will be included among those who supported/opposed the bills.
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Tagged Adam Niemerg, Born Alive Infant Protection Act, HB 338, HB 683, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Mark Batinick, Partial Birth Abortion Ban, Patrick Windhorst, Paul Jacobs, Repeal of Taxpayer Funding of Abortion, Reproductive Health Act, Transgender Birth Certificates, Ultrasound Opportunity Act, Witness Slips
HJR 55 is the anti-life Left’s blatantly vicious scheme to deprive IFI — and ultimately all Illinois pro-life conservatives — of exercising our constitutionally-protected First Amendment Right to Free Speech!
Last week ten lawmakers from the Jewish Caucus in Springfield sponsored a resolution condemning Illinois Family Action (IFA) and Illinois Family Institute (IFI) for engaging in what they call “hate speech,” because IFA compared the abortion holocaust to the Jewish Holocaust. Titled “Illinois Family Action-Hate Speech” (HJR 55), the resolution uses subjective hyperbole, disreputable sources and unreasonable inferences that make the alleged offense seem overtly sinister.
Posted in Illinois Politics
Tagged Anna Moeller, anti-Semitism, bigotry, Bob Morgan, Daniel Didech, extreme rhetoric, hate speech, homophobia, Illinois State Police, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Jewish Holocaust, Jussie Smollett, Karina Villa, Nazi Holocaust, Planned Parenthood, Sara Feigenholtz, Yehiel Kalish