Bishop Braxton

Monday, Mar 16, 2015

March 16, 2015 show

Bishop Edward Braxton of Belleville talks about the pastoral letter he issued in January, "The Racial Divide in the United States." Fr. William Grogan, the Archdiocese's vicar for health care, and Patrick Cacchione of the Illinois Catholic Health Association, discuss Illinois Senate Bill 1564, which essentially guts the Illinois Healthcare Right of Conscience Act. Illinois State Rep. Barbara Wheeler (R-Crystal Lake) joins Bob to talk about the House Violence Prevention Task Force and also House Bill 2701, The Ultrasound Opportunity Act. Finally, Illinois Citizens for Life lobbyist Ralph Rivera discusses House Bill 4013, which would allow taxpayer money to pay for the elective abortions in state employees' health insurance plans and the state's Medicaid program