On October 19, the city of Aurora held a hearing asking for public input on proposed changes to their "Peddling Ordinance." The problem stems from a glut of unwanted advertising newspapers piling up on local citizens' porches.
But rather than restricting unwanted newspapers, the solution the city has proposed for this problem stands to muzzle free speech in our community by requiring citizens to seek the government's permission to exercise their 1st Amendment rights!
Find out more about the egregiously unconstitutional and undemocratic changes in Eric Scheidler's comments in the YouTube video above and in my blog post on the previous hearing on this topic. Also be sure to check out the local news coverage linked below and leave your feedback in the comments sections, both here and at the newspapers' websites.
The pro-life community of the Illinois Fox Valley came out again in force this month to protest the mid-west's largest abortion facility, the "Abortion Fortress" of Aurora, Illinois.
One of the most striking aspects of the pro-life community in the Fox Valley is the ecumenical spirit that has been foundational to the pro-life efforts here since the Planned Parenthood controversy erupted in the summer of 2007. Though there can often be ire and resentment between Protestants and Catholics even in the pro-life movement, God has blessed the community here with a spirit of unity in fighting for unborn babies and their mothers. [Continue reading . . . »]
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