Monday, Feb 18, 2019

Feb. 18, 2019 show

Peter Steinfels, former editor of Commonweal magazine and a religion reporter for the New York Times, joins Bob to talk about the essay he wrote for the magazine a few weeks ago in which he extensively examined the Pennsylvania grand jury report. Clarke Forsythe, senior counsel for Americans United for Life, talks about the recent abortion legislation introduced in the Illinois General Assembly. Then, Illinois state Sen. Chuck Weaver, R-Peoria, discusses Senate Bill 156, which would allow inmates in the state’s prisons access to online job sites so they can apply for jobs for when they are released. Finally, Kris Cortes, board member of Chicagoland pregnancy help center Aid for Women, joins Bob to talk about the organization’s new location in Flossmoor.