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June 2017 Eagle Forum Report


Capitol Hill Report — 6/25/17 June 25, 2017 Our Lips to Bears Ears   In April of this year, President Trump issued an executive order for Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, to conduct a 120-day review of several national monuments.  First on his list was Bears Ears, a 1.35 million-acre site in southeastern Utah designated as federal land under the Obama administration just this past December.  This act was an aggressive overreach of the White House that continues to hurt the ...

Capitol Hill Report — 6/19/17 June 19, 2017   Breathing Life into Healthcare As the Senate is drafting their version of the Obamacare repeal and replace bill, Conservatives are urging that the pro-life provisions from the House version remain.  The Senate is using the reconciliation process to pass this bill which requires only 51 votes to pass.  The caveat is that the entire bill has to pass a six-part test called the Byrd Rule to ensure that the bill stays pertinent to budgetary ...

Capitol Hill Report — 6/09/17 June 9, 2017 Finance Fights The House and Senate have been working on three major issues to send to President Trump’s desk by the end of this year: healthcare, the budget, and tax reform. Conservatives should be encouraging their legislators to work swiftly, but wisely on these major bills. Obamacare repeal/replace passed the House last month and is now before the Senate. The White House is saying that the Senate version will be similar to the House-passed version ...

Statement by Senator Onder on Governor Greitens’ call for Special Session Statement by Senator Onder on Governor Greitens’ call for Special SessionJune 7, 2017 LAKE SAINT LOUIS – “I applaud today’s decision by Governor Greitens to call the General Assembly back for a Special Session on the issues of free speech and the health and safety of women. I know the Governor weighs very carefully the decision to call the General Assembly back to special session. But I believe that no greater issue fits the category of extraordinary than the safety of Missourians and the protection of ...

SJR16 a State ERA Amendment requiring Tax Funded Abortions defeated SJR16 a State ERA Amendment requiring Tax Funded Abortions defeatedNevada Families for Freedom 186 Ryndon Unit 12, Elko, Nevada 89801, 775-397-6859, Sparks 775-356-0105 www.nevadafamilies.org  Janine Hansen director@nevadafamilies.org, June 3, 2017 In the Year of Our Lord, U.S. Constitution Art. VII!     On June 2, 2017, we had a Miracle! SJR16 a State Equal Rights Amendment including an amendment to require Tax-Funded Abortions was miraculously defeated. Please Thank all Republican Senators    The Nevada Legislature earlier this session passed the federal ERA 35 years after the deadline.      At the first of this session, the Republicans introduced ...

29 Different Organizations to Trump: Reduce or Rescind Egregious National Monuments 29 Different Organizations to Trump: Reduce or Rescind Egregious National MonumentsJune 1, 2017 Today 29 different organizations jointly asked President Donald Trump to reduce and/or rescind egregious national monuments where local support exists to do so. In a letter drafted by Sutherland Institute and delivered Thursday to Trump, the undersigned stated in part: National monuments are no longer about protecting specific historical and cultural sites. Instead, political gamesmanship, outdoor recreation, climate change, and other motivations inconsistent with the original intent of the Antiquities Act rule the designation ...

Capitol Hill Report — 5/26/17 May 26, 2017 Davis-Oliver Act   Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-Idaho) recently introduced the Michael Davis, Jr. and Danny Oliver in Honor of State and Local Law Enforcement Act (H.R. 2431 “Davis-Oliver Act”) which was marked-up in the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday. The bill was named after two California law enforcement officers who were killed by an illegal immigrant. This act would give power back to local law enforcement officers to enforce immigration laws consistent with federal law. In order to ...

Capitol Hill Report — 5/22/17 Eagle Forum’s D.C. Directors Colleen Holmes Holcomb and Tabitha Walter, with former Director, Glyn Wright McKay, met with one of the best on the Hill – our good friend, Cong. Dave Brat this week along with other Members and their staffs. They are representing us on the front lines in Washington, D.C., fighting the good fight. Please send your prayers, support, and encouragement so that we may continue to represent Eagle Forum and our causes on ...

The Women Who Fought for and Against the ERA The Women Who Fought for and Against the ERA by Lane Kaplan-Levinson It’s July 3rd, 1982. Feminists are marching through downtown New Orleans in support of the Equal Rights Amendment, the ERA. WDSU covered this march at the time: Under a scalding afternoon sun, several hundred ERA supporters wound their way from Armstrong Park through the CBD and headed for Jackson Square and a round of speeches with the theme: a new day for the ERA. This march was also a jazz funeral, but it wasn’t for ...

Eagle Forum Welcomes New Executive Director Tabitha Walter Eagle Forum Welcomes New Executive Director Tabitha Walter For Immediate Release For More Information, Contact: Colleen Holcomb Telephone: 757-277-4848 May 1, 2017 (Washington, D.C.)  Eagle Forum, the pro-family 501 (c)(4) organization founded by Phyllis Schlafly in 1975,  is delighted to welcome Tabitha Walter to the Eagle Forum team as the Washington, D.C. Executive Director. Mrs. Walter began her public policy career working as an advocate at the West Virginia State Legislature.  Most recently, Mrs. Walter served as Government Affairs Office Coordinator ...

Eagle Council Registration Eagle Council XLVI September 14-17, 2017 Attendees should arrive early and register at the Eagle Forum Registration table to pick up name badges, meal tickets and schedules. All registrations must be purchased in advance. Welcome Friends, Our 46th annual leadership and training conference, Eagle Council XLVI, will convene on September 14-17, 2017 in Washington, D.C.! Please join us and we encourage you to invite friends to be a part of our wonderful weekend to be held in our nation’s ...



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