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October 2017 Eagle Forum Report


Legislative Action Alerts


Capitol Hill Report: A Hard Bill to Swallow September 25, 2017 A Hard Bill to Swallow   The newest healthcare bill to gain momentum is known as the Graham-Cassidy bill. This is the Senate’s last-ditch effort before the budget expires on September 30. As much as we would like it to be an easy “yes”, there are many things to consider. Here are a few things the bill accomplishes:  Eliminates the individual and employer mandates Eliminates Medicaid expansion Redirects Planned Parenthood money to community health centers and retains language ...

Eagle Forum Board Confirms New Board Members and Officers For Immediate Release: September 15, 2017 Eagle Forum Board Confirms New Board Members and Officers Immediately prior to the beginning of Eagle Council XLVI in Arlington, Virginia, the Eagle Forum Board of Directors conducted its annual meeting. According to President Eunie Smith, we were delighted to welcome to the Board two new members who were formerly D.C. Executive Directors, Susan Brackin Hirschmann and Kris Ardizzone Ullman, JD. “These ladies beautifully compliment the other directors’ expertise as we plan for ...

Capitol Hill Report: DACA on the Chopping Block Capitol Hill Report: DACA on the Chopping BlockSeptember 8, 2017 DACA on the Chopping Block   After a campaign of promised immigration reform, President Trump has addressed his next steps with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Many of the left-wing rhetoric makes this action seem like a massive deportation of innocent children. There is more to the story than that.   DACA was a program implemented by President Obama and was solely a work permit and federal benefits program, not a pathway to citizenship. ...

Poll Shows Voters Demanding Conservative Agenda Dear Eagles,   Below is a press release we have disseminated on Capitol Hill today about an astounding poll that predicts a strong backlash against elected officials who vote against a conservative agenda.   Eagle Forum joined with several coalition friends to fund this poll to find out if what we were hearing from our activists around the nation was true:  that people want to see a conservative agenda enacted into law, not just talked about during election cycles.   As you ...

The Mission Continues: September 5, 2017 The Mission Continues: September 5, 2017By Anne Schlafly Cori, Chairman, Eagle Forum Anne Schlafly Cori with her mother, Phyllis Schlafly. One year ago today, the founder of Eagle Forum, Phyllis Schlafly, passed away at the age of 92. Eagle Forum is continuing our original mission as Eagle Forum has moved from one voice to many voices! Phyllis Schlafly’s unwavering voice now echoes into the many voices of Eagle Forum leaders and volunteers who were inspired by her to get involved and make a ...

Trump Ends Obama Equal Pay for Unequal Work Regulation Eagle Forum Applauds Trump Administration for Eliminating Business-Killing Regulation September 4, 2017   Alton, IL – “As the nation celebrates Labor Day, Eagle Forum applauds President Trump for withdrawing an Obama Administration regulation that mandated burdensome requirements for businesses to report salary data based on race and sex,” said Eagle Forum President Eunie Smith.   “The purpose behind the regulation was to lay the bureaucratic foundation for enacting ‘comparable worth,’ a radical feminist concept Eagle Forum has been fighting for decades,” ...