Posts Tagged ‘Illinois’

Illinois 48th? I Protest!

In a USA Today story Illinois is ranked as the third worst run state in the Union: 48. Illinois > Debt per capita: $5,041 (11th-highest) > Budget deficit: 18.5% (9th-largest) > Unemployment: 8.9% (10th-highest) > Median household income: $55,137 (16th-highest) > Pct. below poverty line: 14.7% (tied for 24th-lowest) Illinois has the worst credit rating […]

Illinois bishop explains why he performed an exorcism to counter same-sex ‘marriage’

by Kirsten Andersen SPRINGFIELD, IL, November 22, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As Governor Pat Quinn signed a law making Illinois the 16th state to legally redefine marriage to include same-sex couples Tuesday afternoon, the bishop of the Catholic diocese of Springfield held a rare public exorcism to pray for God to…

Archbishop Rejects Misuse of Pope’s Words to Justify Illinois’ Redefinition of Marriage

By CATHOLIC NEWS AGENCY |
CHICAGO — As same-sex “marriage” becomes law in Illinois, the U.S. bishops’ head of marriage-defense issues has lamented the “disgraceful” misuse of Pope Francis’ words to justify t…

Archbishop rejects use of Pope’s words to justify ‘gay marriage’

Chicago, Ill., Nov 21, 2013 / 03:04 pm (CNA).- As same-sex “marriage” becomes law in Illinois, the U.S. bishops’ head of marriage defense issues has lamented the “disgraceful” misuse of Pope Francis’ words to justify…

Illinois mom attacks permissive library porn policy after stumbling on patron viewing smut

by Dustin Siggins Nov. 12, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Public libraries are taxpayer-funded areas where families can bring their children to read, socialize, and sometimes use the library’s computers. But according to local mom Megan Fox, in Orland Park, Illinois, the public library is also a haven for sex offenders…

Illinois, Hawaii Poised to Legalize Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

By Joan Frawley Desmond |
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Throughout most of 2013, “marriage equality” advocates kept up the pressure on the Illinois House of Representatives to follow the Senate’s lead and change the state’s marri…

Illinois House sends same-sex ‘marriage’ bill to govenor’s desk: Obama praises

by John Jalsevac SPRINGFIELD, IL, November 5, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Illinois is poised to become the 15th American state to legalize same-sex “marriage” after the House of Representatives voted 61-54 this afternoon in favor of S.B. 10.  The gay “marriage” bill will now go to…

40 Days for Life off to a great start outside giant Planned Parenthood in Aurora, Illinois

by Matt Yonke Though the fall 40 Days for Life campaign kicked off Wednesday nationwide, we got an early start here in Aurora, Illinois with an early opening ceremony last Saturday. It was a beautiful morning as over 100 pro-lifers gathered on the vacant lot across from Planned Parenthood’s mega-center,…

Abraham Lincoln in Dwight, Illinois at 7:00 PM, September 21, 2013

Would I might rouse the Lincoln in you all, That which is gendered in the wilderness From lonely prairies and God’s tenderness. Imperial soul, star of a weedy stream, Born where the ghosts of buffaloes still dream, Whose spirit hoof-beats storm above his grave, Above that breast of earth and prairie-fire— Fire that freed the […]

Today Detroit, Tomorrow Chicago?

        I view Detroit and its bankruptcy as a harbinger of things to come.  The blue state social model of ever higher taxes, ever expanding benefits for members of public employee unions and one party rule by the Democrat party is coming to an end.  The ending will be painful for people luckless [...]

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