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May 2018 Eagle Forum Report
May 2018 Eagle Forum Reprt

Legislative Action Alerts



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 ...

Celebrating a Mother Celebrating a MotherMay 13, 2018 My Mother, Phyllis Schlafly (1924-2016) “You sound just like your mother!” said the NPR reporter to me. What a compliment! I gave an interview on the perils of the Equal Rights Amendment, which failed in 1979 because of my mother’s political activism and leadership. Anne Schlafly Cori and Phyllis Schlafly The threat of ERA is back in the news and my mother’s voice is back in my head. In light of the #MeToo movement, where women are ...