Archive for May, 2013


The Catholic Conference of Illinois today sent a letter to the editor to the Chicago Tribune in response to their editorial advocating for final passage of redefinition of marriage legislation. The letter can be viewed here. The Tribune published our letter -- unchanged -- in its online section. Senate Bill 10 calls for the state's legal definition of marriage to be changed from "between a man and a ...


May 20, 2013 show Mark Fleming of the National Immigrant Justice Center joins Bob to talk about the current push for comprehensive federal immigration reform, as outlined in the Senate's "Gang of Eight" legislation. Next, Margie Manczko Breen of the Archdiocese of Chicago's Respect Life Office discusses the guilty verdict in the trial of Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell. To close out the show, Dave Smith, executive director of the Illinois Family Institute, talks about the various marriage rallies his ...


   Attention principals, teachers and parents of children in grades K-12: Some hope exists that funding for the Textbook Block Grant program may make it into the budget for the new fiscal year set to begin July 1. This program has provided secular textbooks, learning materials and instructional computer software to public and nonpublic school students, but has not been funded for several years because ...