State Senate Candidates’ Night – Part 3 – Abortion

Continuing coverage of the League of Women Voters Candidates’ Night for those seeking State Senate seat looking at answers to the abortion question, whether it should be legal/criminalized. My notes are below: 32nd District Republican Craig Wilcox – “I would … Continue reading

Democrat Congressional Candidate Sean Casten Compares President Trump to Osama bin Laden

You can’t make things like this up. Sean Casten, the Democrat running against incumbent Republican Peter Roskam first likened an abortion to having one’s gall bladder removed. Now, he is comparing President Donald Trump to Osama bin Laden. First reported … Continue reading

BGA Writes McHenry County Board in Support of Bill to Allow Abolition of Township Government by Referendum

Following up on a simple support statement for Rep. David McSweeney’s bill to allow abolition of township governments in McHenry County by referendum, the Better Government Association has issued the following letter sent to the McHenry County Board last week: … Continue reading

McHenry County Citizens for Choice Picket Skillicorn CL Chamber Appearance

State Rep.Allen Skillicorn spoke to a Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce group yesterday . He was greeting by women wearing red from the McHenry County Citizens for Choice, whose Facebook page reported: “Six McHenry County Handmaids braved freezing temperatures in … Continue reading

Three Local State Legislators Join Pro-Life Groups to Delay Implementation of Tax Paid Abortions

The following local legislators joined five others in a suit by numerous Pro-Life groups and the Catholic Diocese of Springfield to delay the date state government starts spending money for elective abortions for women on Medicaid and state employees: Rep. … Continue reading

Barb Wheeler “On Verge of Tears” at Rauner’s Signing Pro-Abortion Bill, Pam Althoff Opposed to Taxpayer Funding

State Rep. Barb Wheeler provided her reaction to Governor Bruce Rauner’s signing of the bill forcing taxpayers to fund abortions for Medicaid recipients and state employees to the Illinois News Network: “I’m just sickened by his decision to sign House … Continue reading

Illinois Family Institute Believes Rauner Betrayed Voters by Forcing Taxpayers to Pay for Abortions

From the Illinois Family Institute: Rauner Signs Democrat Bill Forcing Taxpayers to Fund Abortion Written by Laurie Higgins Governor Bruce Rauner has stabbed conservatives in the back—again. But much worse, he has ensured that thousands more babies will be killed in the … Continue reading