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May 2018 Eagle Forum Report
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HHS Marks Another Pro-Life Win HHS Marks Another Pro-Life WinMay 25, 2018 Thank President Trump for Protecting Life The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced their proposed revisions to the Title X grant program which funds family planning services to low-income individuals. Nearly 4 million people receive these services, and in the past, they have been taken advantage of in clinics where abortion is a priority. Now, the rights of women, children, and families are strengthened under these new revisions. One of the biggest issues that Title ...

Celebration in the Holy Land May 19, 2018 Jerusalem Is The Capital This was an exciting week for the United States’ relationship with Israel. President Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel by moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv. A mix of celebration and protests have occurred all week. However, we can rest assured that the U.S. is on the right side of history. The nation of Israel was officially created in 1948, but the U.S. did not weigh in. Several years ...

Gambling Boosted by Supreme Court Gambling Boosted by Supreme CourtMay 18, 2018 States Should Ban Betting on Sports This was a tough week for those of us who oppose expanding gambling in America.  The Supreme Court voted 7-2 to ban the 1992 law known as the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) because it violates the anti-commandeering rule of the U.S Constitution. All the conservative voices on the court joined with Justice Alito who explained that Congress can regulate sports gambling directly if it wants, BUT PASPA ...

ERA passes out of Illinois House Committee – Please contact your state representative ERA passes out of Illinois House Committee - Please contact your state representativeMay 17, 2018 Stand Strong for Women and Stop ERA The ERA passed out of the Illinois House Human Services committee yesterday by a committee vote of 7-5 along party lines and is now available for a vote by the Illinois House.  The good news is that the sponsor did not have the votes yesterday to bring it up for a vote in the House.  However, the supporters of the ERA are continuing to put lots of ...