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2018 | Week of February 5 | #1241 It’s 2018, which means it’s a big election year in Wisconsin—and it starts in just two weeks. On Tuesday, February 20, we have a primary election to settle who will be on the ballot for the spring general election on Tuesday, April 3. Our spring elections include races for mayors, city councils, village and town boards, county boards, school boards, and sometimes state-level offices. This year, we...

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Home Front 01-31-2018


Posted on Jan 31, 2018 in HomeFront, News

2018 | Wednesday, January 31 | Listen Online Today Julaine gives important information on Wisconsin’s 2018 elections, with a special focus on the February 20th Spring Nonpartisan Primary.  She takes a closer look at the 3 candidates who will be on February 20 ballot for the statewide WI Supreme Court...

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2018 | Week of January 29 | #1240 Ever heard the term “social construct”? I suspect lots of people hear the term but aren’t really sure what it means. The first time I ran into it overtly was in a public forum several years ago. I had been asked to be on a panel to talk about adoption and in particular adoption by same-sex couples. I was the only panelist, of course, holding the position that what is best for children is to be brought...

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Home Front 01-24-2018


Posted on Jan 24, 2018 in HomeFront, News

2018 | Wednesday, January 24 | Listen Online Julaine gives some insights into Governor Walker’s State-of-the-State address, especially related to strengthening families, and discusses Wisconsin’s school choice...

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2018 | Week of January 22 | #1239 A year ago the Wisconsin state legislature was just beginning its two-year session. Republicans were elated. They had unprecedented majorities in both houses. Republicans in the Assembly held a 64-35 majority, and in the Senate, they enjoyed a 20-13 cushion. Having the majority means having sufficient votes to pass what you want, and it also means chairing every committee and assuring that the...

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Home Front 01-17-2018


Posted on Jan 17, 2018 in HomeFront, News

2018 | Wednesday, January 17 | Listen Online Today Julaine dicusses the results of the special elections held yesterday in Wisconsin, with a special focus on the election in the 10th Senate District. She also gives an important update on some pro-life bills in our state legislature....

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2018 | Week of January 15 | #1238 School choice. It used to be there was no choice—at least no real choice for the vast majority of Americans—regarding where their children would attend school. The local public school was pretty much it—unless you were very wealthy and could afford elite private schools. I distinctly remember my parents several times choosing where we would live based on three primary considerations: proximity to my...

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2018 | Week of January 8 | #1237 This month we recognize and repudiate the 45th year of the legalized killing of unborn children in America, foisted on us by a rogue US Supreme Court. Seven justices essentially concocted a constitutional right for this heinous brutality out of nothing and then arrogantly wrote of “penumbras” and “emanations,” as if by such words they could cover the debauchery they legalized. The truth is this...

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Wisconsin Family Council is a state partner with American Conservative Union’s Family Prosperity Initiative, a ground-breaking project that analyzes economic and social data related to family well-being and ranks all 50 states in an annual index. In 2017, Wisconsin ranked 17th, up a couple of spots from 2016. However, we ranked especially low in four areas: entrepreneurism, marriage, fertility and out-migration or the number and type...

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