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October 2017 Eagle Forum Report


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Capitol Hill Report: White House Victories Capitol Hill Report: White House VictoriesOctober 16, 2017   White House Victories The White House has been on a roll this week with creating Conservative priorities and guidance. They have focused on issues such as immigration, religious liberty, and conscience protections. These are all very important topics to address in today’s society.   Immigration President Trump made his immigration priorities clear. Specifically, he addressed border security, interior enforcement, and implementing a merit-based immigration system.  Funding the border wall is the first priority on his list.  Some of ...

Court Watch “Confronts the Culture” Court Watch "Confronts the Culture"October 16, 2017 ”Christians Confronting the Culture with Commitment, Competence, and Compassion” is the theme of a series of events in which Eagle Forum Court Watch Chairman, Virginia Armstrong, is centrally involved. The events will be hosted by Solid Rock Camps, a beautiful, growing interdenominational facility located midway between the DFW Metroplex and Abilene. Virginia will be the kick-off speaker for a “Purity of the Mind” Conference for all adults scheduled for October 20-21. In the weeks ...

U.S. Withdrawal from UNESCO U.S. Withdrawal from UNESCOFor Immediate Release: October 13, 2017 Contact: Cathie Adams, 972-523-8551 Eagle Forum President Eunie Smith thanks President Trump for withdrawing from UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Science and Cultural Organization. Mrs. Smith said, “This is not the first time the U.S. has taken such serious action. President Reagan withdrew U.S. membership in 1984, and I was most disappointed when President George W. Bush chose to reenter UNESCO in 2003.” Mrs. Smith added, “President Trump is absolutely correct to ...

Capitol Hill Report: Pro-Life Victory, E-Verify News Capitol Hill Report: Pro-Life Victory,  E-Verify NewsOctober 7, 2017 Pro-Life Victory – Pain-Capable Bill Passes the House! The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36) passed the House on Tuesday by a 237-189 vote with two Republicans voting against it and three Democrats voting for it.  This bill bans abortions after 20 weeks gestation when the unborn baby can feel pain.  Many Congressmen gave heartfelt speeches on the floor leading up to the vote.  Some shared the story of Micah Pickering, a healthy five-year-old boy who was born at 22 weeks.  Contact ...

Capitol Hill Report: Physician-Assisted Suicide Capitol Hill Report: Physician-Assisted SuicideSeptember 30, 2017 Physician-Assisted Suicide Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) has introduced a resolution (H. Con. Res. 80) condemning physician-assisted suicide.  This resolution echoes the sentiment of many diverse, bipartisan groups that this act is harmful to individuals and families across our nation. Physician-assisted suicide has been pushed by those in support as a compassionate measure and a way to “die with dignity.”  The truth is that this act is far more dangerous than what is being presented.  This ...