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May 2018 Eagle Forum Report
May 2018 Eagle Forum Reprt

Legislative Action Alerts



Illinois Senate Voted to Revoke Women’s Rights Illinois Senate Voted to Revoke Women's RightsApril 11, 2018 Act Now to Stop ERA in Illinois House A huge setback for women’s rights happened today when the Illinois State Senate voted to approve the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. Under its “strict scrutiny standard,” ERA would harm women in multiple ways: ERA would force taxpayer-paid abortions ERA would force women into military combat ERA would force women to register for Selective Service ERA would make female-only prisons and women’s shelters illegal and put women in harm’s way ERA ...

Conservatives Agree with President Trump: “Never Again” Should Congress Pass an Omnibus Boondoggle, and “Never Again” Should He Sign One April 9, 2018 Washington, D.C. Congress recently passed, and the President signed, a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill that gives Democrats everything they want while violating key conservative principles on both policy and process.By relinquishing control of the process to Democrats, the Republican leadership allowed many provisions in the bill to stand out as clear violations of the promises that Republicans made to voters. They include the following: $500 million for Planned Parenthood. Full funding for sanctuary cities. $20 billion ...

Con-Con Effort Fails in Nebraska Con-Con Effort Fails in NebraskaApril 6, 2018 The national effort to call for a national “Convention of the States” to consider altering the Constitution of the United States took yet another defeat Thursday, this time in Nebraska. Responding to the concern of opponents to a Constitutional Convention that such a convention could not be limited to any particular issue, proponents ran a “Faithful Delegate” bill. The proposal failed to obtain the 25 votes necessary to pass the Nebraska Senate, and ...