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Restore Our Constitution

Restore Our Constitution is a group of citizens that love our country! Our primary focus is the study of the founding of our country, our founding fathers, the Declaration and the Constitution. 

From time to time we share information on local, state and national issues. On occasion we have guest speakers that talk on a broad rage of subjects. We are nonpartisan patriots that love and support our founding documents to insure that America will continue to be a free and sovereign nation.

NOTE: ROC is not a political organization. We do not endorse candidates. Our meetings are for information purposes to provide a place for people to learn history, meet candidates, hear city, state and national topics discussed, however our primary focus is the history of our nation. 

Our constitution encourages an active and informed citizenry that is willing to educate yourself on issues, candidates, history and legislation to better serve your community. Citizens are encouraged to research issues, legislation and candidates on their own so they can make informed decisions on Election Day.

History class source site:


Representative Mary Miller

Tuesday, May 30, 2023


2023 History Class Is HERE!
Every Thursday Starting March 2nd Through May 11 with NO CLASS on April 6 the week prior to Easter.

Please fill out the form to the left under the CONTACT US banner to inquire about this class. We will give you location when you contact us. Thank you and hope to see you there! 

We use Wallbuilders materials for our classes because they focus on Presenting America’s forgotten history and heroes with an emphasis on our moral, religious and constitutional heritage. We also use Wallbuilders endorsed materials from other sites and sources. Rick Green Patriot Academy, Drive Thru History, The Providence Forum, Monumental the Movie are other sources we endorse and use.    Our Fathers Country History Class Team

Amendment 1 has two objectives: To give massive new powers to government unions and to stop Illinois’ private sector from going Right to Work – Wirepoints joins Awake Illinois on Facebook Live (link below)

If you care about property taxes, parents’ rights or union powers – and the future of Illinois – you should care about Amendment 1, a referendum on Illinois’ November 2022 ballot.It’s the most important vote Illinoisans will take this election, and perhaps the most important in decades.


Wall Street Journal Calls Out The Whopping Lie Behind The Pending Constitutional Amendment Illinois Is Ignoring – Wirepoints

By: Mark Glennon*

Finally, a member of the regular media has called out the fraud being perpetrated over the pending Illinois constitutional amendment that will be on November’s ballot. That’s Amendment 1, the so-called Workers’ Rights Amendment.

Amendment supporters are routinely claiming huge benefits for all Illinois workers would be guaranteed by the new constitutional right the amendment would create to drastically expand collective bargaining rights.

But that’s simply not so, for the reason a new Wall Street Journal editorial states:

The National Labor Relations Act already governs private workers and limits who can bargain about what. Illinois can’t expand the collective-bargaining rights of private employees beyond what federal law allows.

In other words, 86% of Illinois workers – those who work in the private sector – will not be covered by the amendment, despite supporters claims to the contrary.

“Democratic state Sen. Ram Villivalam, who is sponsoring the measure, admitted as much last year,” wrote the WSJ. Amendment 1 “could not apply to the private sector,” Villivalam said on the Illinois Senate floor.

We’ve been writing about the same thing. I emailed Villivalam’s office last week asking for comment on the contradiction between his statement and supporters’ claims. I received no response.

The false claim by amendment supporters is now widespread.

A television ad featuring a private sector nurse talking about the private sector is now running throughout the Chicago area.

letter in the Chicago Sun-Times by two union chiefs even claimed the amendment would cover private sector workplace safety. The amendment, they wrote, would “ensure that every Illinoisan has access to a safe workplace.”

That’s crazy talk. Workplace safety is covered by OSHA, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act, which is a textbook example of federal preemption that prohibits states from trying to regulate the same field through their constitutions or otherwise.

The big lie is even in the state’s official pamphlet about the amendment that will be printed soon, which contains arguments for and against, the language for which was stipulated by the General Assembly. “This amendment will protect workers’ and others’ safety,” says the argument in favor. Wrong, worker safety is covered by federal OSHA rules; preemption clearly applies. As to what is meant by “others’ safety,” unions would be free to demand pretty much all political matters – anything affecting anybody in the state. The pamphlet’s arguments go on to say the amendment will protect “nurses’ right to put patient care ahead of profit and making sure construction workers can speak up when there’s a safety issue.” Nonsense. That’s covered by federal law and state action in the field is unconstitutional.

The only exceptions where states are allowed to regulate are around the margins, where lawsuits are common – much more litigation can be expected if the amendment passes. Union security agreements may also be regulated by the states, meaning Illinois is free to ban right-to-work efforts, which it already does, and that would be locked in place by the amendment.

What workers would be covered by the amendment?

State and local government workers, that’s who, and that should really have you worried. For them, the state is free to regulate labor matters, and it has done so in great detail.

But Amendment 1 would override all that existing state and local law, replacing it with a sky-is-the-limit constitutional right that has supremacy. Specifically, Amendment 1 would expand eligible collective bargaining subjects to include anything that affects workers’ “economic welfare,” which is pretty much everything, giving government collective bargaining units untold new power.

“If you think teachers unions are powerful now, wait until this passes,” says the Wall Street Journal editorial. The same can be said about the amendment’s power expansion for all public unions in Illinois.

Let’s hope the WSJ editorial sparks a long overdue debate about Amendment 1. So far, Illinois media have all but ignored it.

More importantly, let’s hope voters get educated about the amendment because, as the Wall Street Journal concludes, they “will now have to prevent this union takeover of state government and its dire implications for education and the state economy and public finances.”

*Mark Glennon is founder of Wirepoints.

Earlier Wirepoints articles with more details on Amendment 1:

Because You Asked

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Mary Miller

Representative Mary Miller with President Donald Trump.

Meet Mary Miller 
Candidate for the 15th Congressional District 

January 3 marks one year since I was sworn into the United States Congress, representing Illinois' 15th Congressional District. It has been an honor to serve you in 2021 and uphold the America First Agenda!

Throughout the week, I will be sending recaps of my first year in Congress. While there is already so much we have accomplished in just one year, we have only just begun!

In Congress, my number one priority is that my team and I provide the best constituent services possible to the people of Illinois' 15th Congressional District.

This last year, our office resolved over 460 cases and recovered over $5.5 million dollars for constituents including veterans who need help with VA issues, seniors who need assistance with Social Security or Medicare, farmers with questions for the USDA, and anyone who needs assistance with the IRS or federal agencies. 

If you haven't been receiving my regular email updates, make sure to sign up here for my Newsletter to stay updated on what I'm doing in D.C. and back home in Illinois. 


Judge Mike McHaney

Why I'm Running By Mike McHaney

   In the aftermath of 2020 elections, I saw courts refuse to hear cases regarding voting irregularities.  I believe the courts failed voters in 2020.  If a Judge is afraid to make a ruling that may offend the woke mob, or take on hot button issues, they are failing their fellow Americans. I realized when Mark Steyn said I was the "greatest Judge in the United States right now," it was simply because I did my job and upheld the Constitution.   While I did appreciate the accolades of the likes of Mark Steyn, I thought what a sad state our country is in when a Judge from Southern Illinois is singled out on the Rush Limbaugh Show for simply upholding the Constitution.  

     What happened in 2020 when Americans needed the judiciary to rule on election cases?  They hid behind the bench instead of ruling from it.  In these difficult times, Illinoisans need a confident conservative Constitutionalist who will never cave to the woke mob and is not afraid to rule from the bench.  I will never refuse to take on the tough cases, and I will always uphold the Constitution.  I only have one job, and it is a full-time job, not a part-time gig.      

    I want to be your next Fifth District Appellate Court Justice because of my love of country, my love for the Constitution, and my sincere desire to end the tyranny that we find ourselves facing under the failed leadership of JB Pritzker, Joe Biden and the Democrats.  Don't underestimate the power of our collective patriotism to end this tyrannical rule, together we can do it.

     My experience, my ability to put Country over mob rule will make me the best candidate for the Appellate Court seat.  I respectfully, ask for your vote in the June 28th, 2022, Primary and then in the November General Election. 

Read more:

Constitution and Declaration Books by 
David Shestokas books available on Amazon.


                     Past Events in 2021 & 2022

Tuesday, February 28 6:30 p.m. will host Pastor Darrel Thompson from River Church in Mt Carmel and Pastor Zack Drew of the Zack Drew Show. Both these men are Pastor who preach in the true style of our founder fathers, many who were Ministers. They do not run from politics, they run for political office and talk politics, legislation and engage the culture. 

Please make it a point to be at this meeting for what is sure to be a very spiritual and informative event. We must fast, pray and work to get America back to our Christian principles. 

Hope to see you there! Directions see map to the left. 

Ted Dabrowski

Ted’s knowledge of finance, policy and government stems from his 16-year international career in finance and management. As the Head of Corporate Banking and a management member of Citibank in Poland, he advised the government on financial restructurings that continued the liberalization of the nation’s economy. In his Treasury roles in both Mexico and Poland, Ted managed multi-billion-dollar balance sheets and Sales and Trading businesses, which gave him hands-on experience in budgeting and crisis management.

After returning to the U.S., Ted shifted to public policy, where he spent six years as Vice President of Policy and Spokesman at the Illinois Policy Institute.

Ted received his master’s degree in public policy from the University of Chicago, an MBA in finance from the Wharton School, and his bachelor’s degree in management from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Much of Ted’s inspiration to fix Illinois comes from the experiences of his parents, who immigrated to Chicago from Poland and Ecuador 

to pursue the American Dream.

  Ted Dabrowski President

Tuesday May 24, 6:30 pm. Candidate for Lt. Governor on the Bailey/Trussell Ticket Stephanie Trussell 

Pastor Myles Holmes

Restore Our Constitution Presents Pastor Myles Holmes on Tuesday, October 22, 6:30 p.m. at the Decatur Conference Center and Hotel. (Direction link is to your left on this page.)

Precisely what is at stake in the battle for this Republic? It’s bigger than a single candidate or political party, it’s larger than a single platform, it’s greater than any single election season. This is cosmic warfare, but your vote also counts. 

Join us as Pastor Myles Holmes digs into these important issues.
Prophetic, Biblical, political analysis that you don’t want to miss! 

Myles Holmes has been in full-time ministry for 36 years, and has been preaching full-time since he was 16. He is the author of four books with his fifth to be published within a few weeks. Myles Holmes has been a political commentator on television and radio for many years, and immigrated to the USA from Canada with his family in 2006. He is the pastor of REVIVE in Collinsville Illinois, 12 miles east of St. Louis. 

He continues to travel across America and the world with the gospel of Christ and a powerful call to patriots to stand up for what has made America great. He is also a sole manager of a Facebook page called “Trump and the Great America” with 2.2 million followers. Myles has been married to Valerie, Co-Lead Pastor of REVIVE, for 36 years, has five married children and about to be blessed with his fourth grandchild.





If you have FACEBOOK listen to Pastor Holmes talk about a prayer he did at the US Capitol just a few days ago. HERE:


If you love America you will most certainly want to attend this specular event. Bring your friends, children, family member to share in learning about the future of our beautiful America. This event is free of charge. 

Doors open at 6:00 p.m..


William J Federer

JULY 2018: Guest speaker was WILLIAM J. FEDERER is a nationally known speaker, best-selling author, and president of Amerisearch, Inc., a publishing company dedicated to researching America's noble heritage.  

Kirk Allen and John Kraft 

Small-town watchdogs search for misconduct, misspending

"Some folks love us. Some hate us,” Allen said. “ he ones that hate us, we've usually uncovered something about them or their family."

Kirk Allen and John Kraft; vets

saving their county

Someone sent us a link on Facebook about two veterans, Kirk Allen and John Kraft, who got tired of the corruption in their county, Edgar County, IL and decided that they’d do something about the local government which overspent into $79 million of debt for their 18,000 constituents. Allen and Kraft founded the Edgar County Watchdogs;

Through a combination of public pressure, Freedom of Information filings, lawsuits, and media exposure, they have created a system that deeply threatens Illinois’ corrupt, entrenched political establishment. They operate a blog called Illinois Leaks that exposes corruption at the state and local levels. The blog is so popular that, it is trusted more than the local paper.


VIsit The Illinois Election Website Links below:

To find information on your candidate simply put the candidates name in the search box at the top of the page, you will have a menu to choose from, select what you need. HERE:

Voter information such as where and when do I vote, who is running for office as well as candidate donations (search by candidate name) & other information can be found at the Illinois election website.

David Barton Of Wallbuilders

Illinois Family Institute and Restore Our Constitution Presents

An Evening With David Barton Was a Tremendous Success! (October 5th 2017)

David Barton speaking to an audience about our history, our founding fathers and the electorial college. 

Photo by Chris Withers Photography ®image is subject to copyright.


David Barton of Wallbuilders speaking to a crowd of over 600 at the Decatur Conference Center and Hotel on Thursday October 5, 2017. Thanks to all of you it was a tremendous success! DVD’s of the event are for sale at our meetings in limited quainties. 

SPOTLIGHT: David Barton on the Electoral College

Written by John Biver

Illinois Family Institute recently teamed up with Restore Our Constitution to host a special event with historian David Barton in Decatur. Mr. Barton is the founder and president of Wall Builders, and an author of a number of best selling books.

David Barton touched on a number of topics in his presentation, including the Left’s efforts to abolish the Electoral College and elect a president by a national popular vote. Barton stressed the need to understand the intention of the Founding Fathers when they created the Electoral College. LISTEN TO AUDIO AND READ MORE

(LINK: )

A Night with Historian David Barton
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Why We Need the Electoral College

RUSH:  Okay.  Let me recast this, and you correct me if I get anything wrong.  She has four kids, among them some Millennials -- old enough to be Millennials -- and they have been questioning the value of Electoral College. Why doesn't the popular vote matter? It seems like that ought to be the way we elect the president, not state by state.  They came up with an idea that we would apportion states like we do in primaries. In the Republican primary, if Trump wins a state, he gets whatever percentage of the delegates in that state according to the vote he got and so forth and so on. Because that would make every state count, you say.

Electoral College: Preserve or Abolish? 

Although groups like the League of Women Voters have long supported the abolition of the electoral college,1 the protracted proceedings in Florida as well as the apparent disparity between the popular and the electoral college vote have further fueled calls to abolish the electoral college. Critics urge a replacement of the electoral college with a straightforward nationwide popular vote system; and if needed, a national run-off between the top two candidates so that the winner will always receive an absolute majority of the popular vote.2An advocate of this plan, the Center for Voting and Democracy, explains:

What is your Senator or Representatives Liberty Score?

Constitution Week September 17-23

Constitution Week is the commemoration of America's most important document. It is celebrated annually during the week of September 17-23.

The United States Constitution stands as a testament to the tenacity of Americans throughout history to maintain their liberties, freedoms and inalienable rights.

This celebration of the Constitution was started by the Daughters of the American Revolution. In 1955, DAR petitioned Congress to set aside September 17-23 annually to be dedicated for the observance of Constitution Week. The resolution was later adopted by the U.S. Congress and signed into public law on August 2, 1956, by President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

The DAR has also erected a structure that is built in tribute to the Constitution of the United States. DAR Constitution Hall, which is a performing arts center, opened in 1929.

The aims of the Constitution Week celebration are to:

  • Emphasize citizens' responsibilities for protecting and defending the Constitution.
  • Inform people that the Constitution is the basis for America's great heritage and the foundation for our way of life.
  • Encourage the study of the historical events which led to the framing of the Constitution in September 1787. 
  • Learn more from the National Center For Constitutional Studies
  • Learn more from Wallbuilders
  • Learn more from Rick Green
  • Read the Constitution and the Declaration HERE

HISTORY: David Barton's Black Robe Regiment

What is the Black Robe Regiment?


A Brief History by David Barton


The Black Robed Regiment was the name that the British placed on the courageous and patriotic American clergy during the Founding Era (a backhanded reference to the black robes they wore). [1] Significantly, the British blamed the Black Regiment for American Independence, [2] and rightfully so, for modern historians have documented that:

There is not a right asserted in the Declaration of Independence which had not been discussed by the New England clergy before 1763. READ MORE: 

David Barton's Wallbuilders


Rick is one of the most dynamic and inspirational speakers in America today. Through his informative and moving presentations, that often include his children, he equips, empowers, and challenges people to live out their freedom by teaching the bedrock principles that led to America’s place as the most successful nation in the history of the world.


The DVD set is available for purchase at Rick Green’s website and Amazon. The best price we have found is at Christian Book website here:



Dr. Herb Titus on  "Natural Born Citizen"

National Center For Constitutional Studies

Site has lots of FREE downloads useful in teaching your children about our Constitution!

September 17th is Constitution day and constitution week! Read it, learn it here!

Rush Limbaugh Announces he has Stage IV lung cancer  

RUSH: Ladies and gentlemen, this… This day has been one of the most difficult days in recent memory for me because I’ve known this moment was coming in the program today. Now, I’m sure that you all know by now, I really don’t like talking about myself, and I don’t like making things about me other than in the usual satirical, parodic, joking way.

I like this program to be about you and the things that matter to all of us. The one thing that I know that has happened over the 31-plus years of this program is that there has been an incredible bond that has developed between all of you and me. Now, this program’s 31 years old, and in that 31 years, there are people — you hear them call all the time — who have been listening the whole time. They’ve been listening 30 years or 25 years. READ:

Rush Limbaugh, conservative talk radio pioneer, dead at 70 Limbaugh's death, following Stage IV lung cancer diagnosis, announced by family


By Brian Flood | Fox News

Rush Limbaugh, the monumentally influential media icon who transformed talk radio and politics in his decades behind the microphone, helping shape the modern-day Republican Party, died Wednesday morning at the age of 70 after a battle with lung cancer, his family announced.

Limbaugh's wife, Kathryn, made the announcement on his radio show. "Losing a loved one is terribly difficult, even more so when that loved one is larger than life," she said. "Rush will forever be the greatest of all time."

The radio icon learned he had Stage IV lung cancer in January 2020 and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by then-President Trump at the State of the Union address days later. First lady Melania Trump then presented America’s highest civilian honor to Limbaugh in an emotional moment on the heels of his devastating cancer diagnosis.

Rush Limbaugh Announces he has Stage 4 Lung Cancer


RUSH: Ladies and gentlemen, this… This day has been one of the most difficult days in recent memory for me because I’ve known this moment was coming in the program today. Now, I’m sure that you all know by now, I really don’t like talking about myself, and I don’t like making things about me other than in the usual satirical, parodic, joking way.

I like this program to be about you and the things that matter to all of us. The one thing that I know that has happened over the 31-plus years of this program is that there has been an incredible bond that has developed between all of you and me. Now, this program’s 31 years old, and in that 31 years, there are people — you hear them call all the time — who have been listening the whole time. They’ve been listening 30 years or 25 years. READ: