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January 2018 Eagle Forum Report



Legislative Action Alerts


Capitol Hill Report: Dueling Proposals January 20, 2018 Immigration has been the talk of the town recently, more specifically on the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) front.  After President Trump cleared the way for Congress to make a decision, two bills emerged.  The first bill, Securing America’s Future Act of 2018 (H.R. 4760) sponsored by Rep. Robert Goodlatte (R-VA), has been referred to as a “compromise bill.”  Although it continues the DACA program for current recipients which will give amnesty ...

🚩 Capitol Hill Report: Protecting Survivors of Abortions 🚩 Capitol Hill Report: Protecting Survivors of AbortionsJanuary 13, 2018 Protecting Survivors of Abortions Congress will soon take their first pro-life vote of the year.  The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act ( H.R. 4712/S.220 ) will move to the House floor next week.  This vote will be in tandem with the March for Life which draws thousands of pro-lifers from across the world to march the streets of Washington, D.C. as a voice for the unborn. This legislation simply requires a medical professional to use life-saving measures on a ...

Capitol Hill Report: Dream Act, Merely a Dream December 23, 2017 Dream Act, Merely a Dream The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report last week revealing that the Dream Act (S.1615) would cost taxpayers nearly $26 billion over the next ten years. This legislation would give illegal immigrants who were brought over before the age of eighteen lawful permanent resident status. Changing their status would make them eligible for a wide array of federal programs such as health insurance, welfare benefits, and higher education assistance. To make ...

Court Watchmen On the Wall Court WatchCourt Watchmen On the Wall Virginia Armstrong, Ph.D., National Chairman, Eagle Forum’s Court Watch President, Blackstone Institute December 19, 2017 “Destruction and violence are before me; strife and contention arises. So the law is paralyzed, and justice never goes forth. For the wicked surround the righteous; so judgment goes forth perverted” (Hab. 1: 3b.-4, ESV).   This dire description of a moribund nation could very well fill the headlines of America’s newspapers in 2017.  But the account was actually penned in ...

🚩 Capitol Hill Report: Taxpayer-Paid Transition Surgeries 🚩 Capitol Hill Report: Taxpayer-Paid Transition SurgeriesDecember 16, 2017 Taxpayer-Paid Transition Surgeries After a federal judge ruled against President Trump’s ban on the recruitment of transgenders, the Pentagon announced they will be accepting transgender recruits by January 1st, 2018. The Trump administration asked for a delay while they appeal, but Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly refused to grant this simple request. She stated, “…the court is not persuaded that defendants will be irreparably injured by allowing the accession of transgender individuals into the military ...

Young Professional Chapter Young Professional Chapter December 15, 2017 Eagle Forum of Alabama is excited to announce that a new Young Professional Chapter has been started. The new chapter was approved by the National Board on December 7 and The Young Professionals Chapter of Eagle Forum of Alabama will be led by Sam McLure who will serve as the first president of the chapter.  McLure has been active in the Alabama pro-life and conservative movements as a young professional with The Adoption ...