Clowns to the Left of Dale Righter in Springfield
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.06.19
You must watch 8 gut-busting minutes of one floor “debate” that took place recently in the Springfield swamp. Then when you’ve caught your breath and dried those tears of laughter, take a moment to dash off a thank you to...
More Anti-Family Legislation Approved by State Lawmakers
By David E. Smith   |   06.04.19
The regular session of the Illinois General Assembly ended at midnight on May 31st. When that deadline passed, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) called for a Special Session of the Illinois House in order to finish what they started--namely the expansion of immorality, exploitation of citizens with new fees and taxes, and irresponsible spending of state government. They finished "business" on Sunday.
2019 Session Recap and Perspective
By David E. Smith   |   05.31.19
If you follow politics and public policy at all, you know well the saying, "elections have consequences." Well, during this most recent General Assembly session (January-May), and especially the last two weeks, we have seen those consequences in spades, as super majorities in both the Illinois Senate and Illinois House passed far-reaching agenda items that can only be described extreme, duplicitous, and destructive.
End-of-Session Prayer Alert
By David E. Smith   |   04.30.19
Illinois State lawmakers are entering into the last month of the 2019 Spring Session. They have much on their legislative agenda, including approving a budget for the next fiscal year, which begins on July 1st. The Illinois State Constitution requires...
The Push for a Graduated Income Tax as Illinois Hurtles Towards the Abyss
By Timothy J. Dailey   |   04.25.19
If Governor J.B. Pritzker has his way, Illinois will institute a graduated income tax to replace its flat 4.95 percent tax rate. The governor claims that increasing the tax rate will generate billions in new revenue while only raising taxes...
Regressives in Springfield Attack IFI and IFA
By Jonathon Clay de Hale   |   04.06.19
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.
Left-Wing Partisans File Stunning Resolution Against Illinois Family
By Laurie Higgins   |   04.01.19
Illinois is morally, fiscally, and intellectually bankrupt, and you know what some lawmakers in swampy Springfield are doing with their time and taxpayers’ money? They’ve crafted a stunning resolution titled “Illinois Family Action-Hate Speech” (HJR 55) condemning Illinois Family Action (IFA) and Illinois Family Institute (IFI), falsely accusing us of bigotry and engaging in “hate speech” because in two articles we compared the abortion holocaust to the Nazi Holocaust.
Make A Difference, Run for Office
11.15.18
As we look back at the results from this past election season, we ponder what could have been improved if there were better elected officials in Washington D.C. and in Springfield. The media constantly draws our attention to the national political scene. Yet, it was Tip O’Neill who stated, “All politics is local.” When was the last time you voted in your local election? If you do vote, how much research do you do to determine the best candidates?
IFI Voter Guide — **SPECIAL LOCAL EDITIONS**
By David E. Smith   |   11.02.18
The full 16-page version of the IFI 2018 General Election Voter Guide is available for download HERE. You can also order them in bulk to distribute in your church or neighborhood. They include candidate positions on several issues. In this guide you will find important information about many of the candidates for Illinois Governor, U.S. House of Representatives, and both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly.
Biblical and Free, or Secular and Statist?
By David E. Smith   |   10.26.18
Far too many Christians distance themselves altogether from the political process or choose to cast a ballot only during a presidential election cycle. But it is imperative that followers of the Lord Jesus Christ exercise their God-given right to vote in every election. If we don’t take time to research the candidates and then go to the polls, we effectively concede the outcome of the election to those who don’t reverence God or uphold His principles.
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...
10.04.18
The annual 40 Days for Life prayer campaign to end abortion is underway as voters are casting ballots for pro-life and pro-abortion candidates in the midterm elections. Do you believe your vote can make a difference? Do you truly value your right to cast your vote? Know your vote is valuable and your actions in the voting booth should be consistent with your pro-life, pro-family values!
Early Voting Begins
By David E. Smith   |   09.28.18
While the November 6th General Election is less than 6 weeks away, early voting has already begun. As in every election cycle, this election is critical for Illinois as well as for the nation, and it is crucial that your...
Voter Information
09.17.18
Early Voting starts on September 27th and the printed Voter Guides are ready! Order yours today! Order Voter Guides in BULK HERE. Full 16-page Voter Guide HERE. November 6th General Election timeline. Election Jurisdictions locations and phone numbers HERE. To...
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.
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