Archive for May, 2014


The Catholic Conference of Illinois today issued the following statement on an advisory referenedum on mandated birth control. The statement can also be viewed here as a PDF.   STATEMENT ON HOUSE BILL 5755: Advisory Referendum on Mandated Birth Control On May 28, three days before the end of the Illinois General Assembly’s scheduled adjournment, a new advisory referendum was proposed for the November 2014 ballot.  A Senate committee on the same day approved the referendum, the ...


May 19, 2014 show What's up with POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment), and Senate Bill 3076? Ethicist Amy Martin from Presence Health joins Bob to clear up the confusion, noting the voluntary form "is meant to be protective of the person." Then, Professor John Kindt of the University of Illinois' College of Business joins the show to talk about the empty promises of gambling expansion. To wrap up the show, Rachel Ramirez and Leeanna Majors of the ...


This snappy video from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops outlines what you need to know about the 2014 Fortnight for Freedom, which features a theme of "Freedom to Serve."