Tag Archives: Liberty

An Open Letter to the People of the 63rd District

. This week’s announcement by the Governor that McHenry County will be included in the Northeast Region as part of his “Restore Illinois” program to reopen the Illinois economy has resulted in a variety of responses from throughout the 63rd … Continue reading

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The Gun Violence Restraining Order: Common-Sense Reform?

In response to the shooting at the Parkland, Florida high school, we’re going to be discussing gun control issues in Springfield again next week. The senselessness of this shooting underscores the need for a rational debate on what steps can … Continue reading

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Chipping Away at Liberty

With the 4th of July upon us, I thought this would be a good time to reflect upon how much further away from our Founders’ notion of Liberty than we were just one week ago. I’m speaking, of course, about … Continue reading

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