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June 2018 Eagle Forum Report
June 2018 Eagle Forum Reprt

Legislative Action Alerts


The Free Exercise of Religion Is Affirmed The Free Exercise of Religion Is AffirmedJune 9, 2018 The Free Exercise of Religion Is Affirmed The Supreme Court issued a ruling earlier this week on the long-awaited case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. In 2012, cake baker Jack Phillips was asked to design a cake for a same-sex wedding ceremony. After explaining to these frequent customers that he was unable to do so based on his religious beliefs, the couple filed a complaint with the Colorado Civil Rights Commission. ...

Eagle Forum of California: Calls Needed and Rally on June 12 Eagle Forum of California: Calls Needed and Rally on June 12June 8, 2018 Rally FOR Religious Liberty in Sacramento Day of Action – June 12th: Eagle Forum members will be attending the Day of Action Rally on June 12 at the State Capitol in Sacramento to protest and speak out against two terrible bills AB 2943 and SB 320. AB 2943 is a bill that is trying to silence and hinder religious liberty. The rally will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m, on the west steps of the Capitol building followed by ...

Oklahoma Alert: SQ 788 Legalizing Marijuana on Ballot June 26th Oklahoma Alert: SQ 788 Legalizing Marijuana on Ballot June 26thJune 7, 2018 Is Marijuana really Medicine? The Federal Food and Drug Administration confirms that whole plant marijuana and THC oils are NOT medicine. To protect the public, the FDA testing and approval process determines drug safety, dosing efficacy, side effects, potency, duration, interactions, etc. Pot shop “baristas” who recommend this psychoactive drug are highly likely to make medical conditions worse (e.g. PTSD, pediatric seizures, glaucoma and even pain). Are you wondering ABOUT STATE QUESTION 788?  It’s on the Ballot, June 26th. If passed, ...

Congress is Open for Business Congress is Open for BusinessJune 1, 2018 Congress Should Not Take a Vacation! One of the most pressing issues this year has been the lack of work from Congress. With a Republican-controlled House, Senate, and Presidency, you would think that we would see more Conservative bills and confirmations of the President’s nominees than we have seen in past years. The Senate has picked up their pace on confirmations, however, there is still much work to be done in that effort, as well ...

Illinois Votes To Deny Women’s Rights Illinois Votes To Deny Women’s RightsMay 30, 2018 ERA Ratified in Illinois Illinois voted on the wrong side of women’s rights by voting for an amendment that will harm women and their unborn child. The language of our laws matter and the language of this poorly written, vague amendment will take away the ability to recognize essential biological differences between men and women. As a result, laws, and policies that benefit women will be overturned and abortion rights will be entrenched in our ...

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 ...