President Trump Needs Our Help

April 21, 2017 We received an email from the White House asking for our help with regards to a new guidance memo, “Comprehensive Plan for Reforming the Federal Government and Reducing the Federal Civilian Workforce,” (see here) which lays out … Continue reading

Colleen on Capitol Hill — 4/14/17

April 14, 2017 Personnel is Policy This has been a joyful week for conservatives in Washington as Neil Gorsuch was sworn in as an Associate Justice to the Supreme Court. We are hearing from our conservative allies that they are … Continue reading

Invasive Surveys

April 14, 2017 Dr. Karen Effrem tells parents to BEWARE of invasive surveys within Common Core. Large national organizations like the National Association of State Boards of Education and the American School Counselors Association have already admitted that one of … Continue reading

Chief Justice Roy Moore presentation

April 14, 2017 Eagle Leader and Board Member Pat Andrews shared this video of Chief Justice Roy Moore’s presentation on the Constitution and it’s protection of religious freedom given at the 37th Annual Phyllis Schlafly Luncheon on March 10th in … Continue reading

Spring Newsletter

April 14, 2017 Ohio Eagle Forum’s Spring Newsletter is filled with a lot of good information about Ohio legislation, Eagle State news and more. Editor Bob Lattimer also announced the election of Khadine Ritter as the new Chairman of the … Continue reading

Governor Matt Bevin visits Senate

Shirley Daniel Eagle Forum State Leader reported that Kentucky’s Republican Governor Matt Bevin visited the Senate during the closing hours of the session to personally thank them, saying it has been a phenomenal session. Gov. Bevin also said he was … Continue reading

Women in Combat: History and Today’s Debate

April 7, 2017 Elaine Donnelly of the Center for Military Readiness participated in a forum in Washington, D.C. which explored in depth issues surrounding social change in our military. The Center for Military and Diplomatic History (CMDH), sponsored this first-of-its-kind program that … Continue reading

The Fallacy of a “Wage Gap”

April 4, 2017 Is there equal pay for equal work in the United States? Yes, for more than fifty years, the Equal Pay Act (1963), administered by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has enforced “equal pay for equal work” and … Continue reading

Court Watch Is Watching the Gorsuch Nomination

March 31, 2017   On Tuesday night’s leaders’ conference call, Virginia Armstrong made a few comments that participants seemed to appreciate and also offered some information easily accessible on the Internet. Her comments were basically that she had felt some initial … Continue reading

Kentucky General Assembly

March 24, 2017 KENTUCKY – Shirley Daniel reported that the Kentucky General Assembly is drawing to a close and House Concurrent 13 and HJR 54, which called for a Balanced Budget Amendment and an Article V Constitutional Convention, respectively, never … Continue reading

Hearing in the Nevada Legislature on SJR10

Janine Hansen, Eagle Forum National Constitutional Issues Chairman 775-397-6859, director@nevadafamilies.org   March 27, 2017, In the Year of our Lord   March 27, 2017 was the first hearing in the Nevada Legislature on SJR10 to Rescind all previous applications for Article … Continue reading

Pro-life day — March 16, 2017

March 24, 2016 ALABAMA – Deborah Love, Executive Director of Eagle Forum of Alabama reported that the Alabama House of Representatives had designated March 16, 2017 as pro-life day and it was a big success for human rights of all … Continue reading

Colleen on Capitol Hill – 3/17/17

March 17, 2017   Trump Budget Cuts On Thursday, President Trump released his blueprint budget for FY 2018, and a supplemental Appropriations request to Congress to cut domestic spending in FY 2017 in order to pay for efforts to rebuild … Continue reading

Article V Convention Dead in Georgia

March 10, 2017 Chris Owens, Georgia Eagle Forum President, reports that S.R. 195, a request to Congress to Call an Article V Convention (Con Con) To Limit Terms for U.S. Senators and Representatives is DEAD in Georgia!! She reminds us … Continue reading

Nebraska Legislature

March 10, 2017 Kathy Wilmot contributed the following on behalf of Eagle Forum of Nebraska: a press release written to educate Nebraskans about various bills including LR6, our Con-Con bill (they refer to as Convention of States) was just prioritized this … Continue reading

True Eagle Forum

March 8, 2017 Dear Eagles, Eagle Forum values the support given by many of you over the course of multiple decades. Because Eagle Forum’s successful network of grassroots conservatives is due in large part to donations from its supporters, ensuring … Continue reading

Stop ERA — Again!

March 8, 2017 A major battle is taking place in Nevada to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) that will impact our entire nation. ERA passed the Nevada Senate on March 1, 2017, and it is poised to pass the … Continue reading

Colleen on Capitol Hill — 3/03/17

March 3, 2017 President’s Address to Joint Session of Congress President Trump’s Tuesday evening address to Congress was a home run, even according to some of the mainstream media’s most radical liberals.  For example, radical social justice activist and former … Continue reading

COS defeated in Utah State Senate

March 2, 2017 Convention of States was defeated on Feb 23 in the Utah State Senate 12-1-16 after passing the House. “I am just so grateful and feel that this was a great miracle and the Lord blessed us beyond … Continue reading

State Longitudinal Data System

February 24, 2017 ALABAMA – Eagle Forum of Alabama was instrumental in winning a key vote on February 21 in the Alabama Senate to curtail legislation to establish a massive state longitudinal data system.  The battle will be ongoing. Eagle Forum … Continue reading

COS Dead in Washington State!

February 18, 2017 From Cindy Honcoop, President Washington Eagle Forum I am happy to report that Washington State’s SJM 8003 (COS) did not pass out of the State Government committee by yesterday’s deadline and is likely dead for this session. … Continue reading

Streamlining the Texas science standards

February 17, 2017 TEXAS – Bob Lattimer, Eagle Forum’s Science Issues Chairman, submitted an excellent article he wrote titled, “Streamlining” the Texas science standards. The Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) in science dates back to 2010.  While the TEKS … Continue reading

Decisions in Wisconsin’s public schools

February 17, 2017 WISCONSIN – Dottie Feder, State President of Wisconsin Eagle Forum, shared news about the coming Primary in her state. The Spring Primary, scheduled for April 4, typically has low turnout but not this year. What’s at stake … Continue reading

Nevada’s Legislature began this week

February 17, 2017 NEVADA – Nevada’s Legislature began this week and so Eagle State Leader of Nevada, Janine Hansen has moved from Elko to the state capitol, Carson City, which is about 325 miles from her home. She drives home on … Continue reading

Sanctuary Cities and Counties

February 17, 2017 CALIFORNIA – Orlean Koehle wrote to report that Sanctuary Cities and Counties are now called “Indivisible” in California: In Orlean’s liberal city of Santa Rosa, as well as the county of Sonoma through resolutions that were unanimously passed … Continue reading

Stolen Lives Quilt project

February 17, 2017 ALABAMA –  Pat Ellis shared how proud Eagle Forum of Alabama was to be part of the Remembrance Project’s Stolen Lives Quilt project.  Each quilt piece is a 3 x 6 banner displaying faces, names and a short … Continue reading

Colleen on Capitol Hill — 2/17/17

February 17, 2017 This week on “the Hill” we are hearing from our conservative friends that the greatest need from the grassroots is to continue to fight back against the mainstream media’s and the left’s constant onslaught of attack against … Continue reading

Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

February 17, 2017 WASHINGTON – State President, Cindy Honcoop reported that Washington Eagle Forum is working with pro-life legislators to pass the WA Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. This bill was proudly introduced this week by Representative Luanne VanWerven, our … Continue reading

COS is no Valentine’s present for Missourians

February 17, 2017 MISSOURI – Anne Gassel, Missouri Eagle Forum’s new Legislative Director, reported that the Resolution for an Article V, Convention of the States, is making its way through the Missouri House. Representative Frederick’s HCR 5 was heard in the … Continue reading

Devos Confirmed – Vigilance is Critical

February 10, 2017 The Senate confirmed President Trump’s nominee for education secretary, Betsy DeVos. Dr. Karen Effrem, Eagle Forum’s Education Issues Chair, said in response, “We will need to work towards getting her to approve all state plans even if … Continue reading

Reversing Extreme PC in the Military

February 10, 2017 Elaine Donnelly of the Center for Military Readiness wrote in her recent mailing, “I warned in a message to you last December, advocates of radical social change in our military are not giving up, even though President … Continue reading

The Future of Eagle Forum

February 9, 2017   What is Eagle Forum? The better question is “who” is Eagle Forum. Eagle Forum is not its board of directors.  Eagle Forum is not its bylaws. Eagle Forum is not even its founder, Phyllis Schlafly.  Eagle … Continue reading

Betsy DeVos Nomination

February 3, 2017 A Senate panel is scheduled to vote Monday or Tuesday on President Trump’s nominee for education secretary, Betsy DeVos. Dr. Karen Effrem, Eagle Forum’s Education Issues Chair, encourages continued opposition to DeVos’ nomination. “She contradicts President Trump’s … Continue reading

Eagle Forum Applauds Gorsuch Selection

For Immediate Release: January 31, 2017   Eagle Forum Thanks President Trump for Keeping His Promise (Alton, IL) Eunie Smith, president of Eagle Forum, the pro-family, conservative organization founded by the late Phyllis Schlafly in 1972, issued the following statement … Continue reading

Colleen on Capitol Hill — 1/27/17

January 27, 2017   Wasn’t it refreshing to see that following all of the mainstream media hype over the bitter and vulgar so-called “Women’s March,” that President Trump began the week by reinstating the “Mexico City Policy,” prohibiting U.S. foreign … Continue reading

Meet Our New Pro-Life Issue Chairman

January 27, 2017 Welcome Mary Summa! We are thrilled to announce that Mary Summa has agreed to serve as our Pro-Life issue chair. Mary is a decades-long Eagle Forum ally and a great friend who garnered tremendous respect during her … Continue reading

Colleen on Capitol Hill — 1/20/17

January 20, 2017 This week confirmation hearings were held for Education Secretary designate, Betsy DeVos, Health and Human Services Secretary designate Dr. Tom Price, Environmental Protection Agency Director designate Scott Pruitt, Secretary of Energy designate, RickPerry, and Secretary of Treasury … Continue reading

Kentucky First Republican Majorities in 95 Years

January 20, 2017 Shirley Daniel, State President of Eagle Forum of Kentucky, sent the following: Christian, Pro-Life Governor Joyously Signs Two New Pro-Life Bills Passed by First Republican Majorities in 95 Years!!! Kentucky Republicans won the House of Representatives by … Continue reading

Time to End Common Core

January 17, 2017   Donald Trump campaigned against Common Core; the Department of Education should end Common Core. Hold Betsy DeVos accountable to Trump’s pledge!   Karen R. Effrem, MD, president, Education Liberty Watch writes:   Some states, like New … Continue reading

Tell your Senators to confirm Sessions

January 16, 2017 Attention Friends: We sent this letter signed by Eagle Forum leaders throughout the country urging Senators to swiftly confirm Senator Jeff Sessions and to speak out against the unfounded liberal attacks against him.  Senator Sessions did a … Continue reading

Colleen on Capitol Hill — 1/13/17

January 13, 2017   This week the Senate began holding hearings on Trump Cabinet nominees.    Attorney General   The hearings on Senator Sessions’ nominees received the most attention.  Senator Sessions responded to 11 hours of questioning beautifully.  He showcased … Continue reading

Protect Privacy

January 13, 2017 Trayce Bradford writes, “Good morning ladies! I wanted to let you know that Texas Eagle Forum is taking a firm and front line stand on the issue of privacy and safety for women and children. I reached … Continue reading

Colleen on Capitol Hill — 1/06/17

January 6, 2017 Colleen is looking forward to working with you in 2017 to continue our long tradition of fighting for the issues that we so dearly care about.  She is thrilled to once again be representing our beloved Eagle … Continue reading

Planned Parenthood Guilty

January 6, 2017 Deborah Love, Executive Director of Eagle Forum of Alabama sent a report showing that the Select House Panel started off the New Year with 15 criminal referrals for Planned Parenthood and their associates. The chart in the … Continue reading

Colleen on Capitol Hill — 12/31/16

December 31, 2016 On the Air with Gayle Colleen was a guest on Utah Eagle Forum President, Gayle Ruzicka’s radio program to discuss what we are hearing from the Trump transition team and the importance of the grassroots staying engaged, … Continue reading

Colleen on Capitol Hill — 12/23/16

December 23, 2016   We teamed up with Longtime Friend, Connie Mackey This week, long-time Eagle Forum friend Connie Mackey and I visited some key congressional staffers to discuss how we can best work together to advance a conservative agenda … Continue reading

Colleen on Capitol Hill — 12/16/16

December 16, 2016 Last week was a very productive week in Washington. Please be on the lookout for a coalition letter setting forth conservative expectations for the Department of Education, including specific policy expectations and personnel recommendations for assistant secretaries.  … Continue reading

Texas Associations of Business study

December 16, 2016 TEXAS – After reading the Texas Associations of Business study, “The Economic Impact of Discriminatory Legislation On the State Of Texas,” Trayce Bradford, President of Texas Eagle Forum, wrote, “Contrary to what the TAB hopes you will … Continue reading

Exxon Mobil CEO

December 16, 2016 NEW JERSEY – Carolee Adams, Eagle Forum President of New Jersey, submits that Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson is certainly, astute and powerful with broad and deep experience dealing with global leaders – particularly in Russia and … Continue reading

Climate Change presentation

December 16, 2016 CALIFORNIA – Orlean Koehle, State President of California Eagle Forum reports close to 700 people in four different locations in Northern California are better informed about the lies and distortions of “climate change” through presentations given by one … Continue reading

Colleen on Capitol Hill — 12/09/16

December 9, 2016 The Lame Duck Congressional session is almost over, and although conservatives have reason to be disappointed, we can rejoice that no serious damage was done – YET. The House of Representatives is expected to adjourn on Friday, … Continue reading

Courts Hang in Balance of the Election

Courts Hang in Balance of the Election by John Schlafly and Andy Schlafly October 5, 2016 Seventy percent of the federal judiciary has now been appointed by liberal Democratic Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. Four or eight more years … Continue reading

How Trump Can Win the Women’s Vote

How Trump Can Win the Women’s Vote by John Schlafly and Andy Schlafly September 28, 2016 As Donald Trump enters the stretch run of his campaign for president, who would have predicted that his major proposal would be an ingenious … Continue reading

Phyllis Schlafly, 1924-2016

Phyllis Schlafly, 1924-2016 by Andy Schlafly September 21, 2016 Phyllis Schlafly was with us a glorious 92 years, and active in politics for more than 70 of them. It is difficult to identify any issue that she was not on … Continue reading

Reflections by John Schlafly

Reflections by John Schlafly by John Schlafly September 14, 2016 Remarks delivered by John Schlafly at the funeral of his mother, Phyllis Schlafly, at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis on September 10, 2016: When my father, Fred Schlafly, reached … Continue reading

Reflections by Andy Schlafly

Reflections by Andy Schlafly by Andy Schlafly September 21, 2016 Phyllis Schlafly was with us a glorious 92 years, and active in politics for more than 70 of them. It is difficult to identify any issue that she was not … Continue reading

David Horowitz to Headline at Eagle Council

David Horowitz to Headline at Eagle Council FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 12, 2016 CONTACT: Ryan Hite, Communications Director St. Louis, MO: David Horowitz, conservative author and speaker, will keynote Eagle Council XLV on Friday night, September 16. After helping to … Continue reading

Trump in Mexico Recalls Reagan in Geneva

Trump in Mexico Recalls Reagan in Geneva by Phyllis Schlafly September 7, 2016 Donald Trump’s surprise visit to Mexico, where he met the Mexican president and discussed the many contentious issues between our two countries, reminds me of President Reagan’s … Continue reading

Newest Schlafly Book Released Today

Newest Schlafly Book Released Today Phyllis Schlafly’s 27th and final book “The Conservative Case for Trump” is available today, Tuesday September 6. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 6, 2016 CONTACT: Ryan Hite, Communications Director O 314.721.1213 / Ryan@EagleForum.org St. Louis, MO: … Continue reading

Setback for the Transgender Agenda

Setback for the Transgender Agenda by Phyllis Schlafly August 31, 2016 With the start of a new school year this month, public schools across the nation were all set to enforce new rights for “transgender” students. That’s the trendy new … Continue reading

Obama Is Still Transforming America

Obama Is Still Transforming America by Phyllis Schlafly August 24, 2016 “Never let a crisis go to waste” was the pithy advice of former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel, who has since gone on to become the mayor … Continue reading

August 2016 Phyllis Schlafly Report

Trump Battles the Globalists of Both Parties Before heading to Cleveland to accept the Republican nomination for president, Donald Trump paid a high-profile visit to Capitol Hill, where he hoped to unify Congressional Republicans behind his presidential campaign. Many of … Continue reading

Lesson of ‘The Snake’

Lesson of ‘The Snake’ by Phyllis Schlafly August 17, 2016 Last week in Erie, Pennsylvania, Donald Trump entertained his vast crowd of supporters by reciting the lyrics to a song called “The Snake.” The song was written about 50 years … Continue reading

Republicans and Democrats on Women in Combat

Republicans and Democrats on Women in Combat by Phyllis Schlafly August 10, 2016 The subject of women in the military was addressed by both political parties at their national conventions last month, and it’s no surprise that Republicans and Democrats … Continue reading

Platforms Offer a Stark Choice

Platforms Offer a Stark Choice by Phyllis Schlafly August 3, 2016 The Republican and Democratic parties adopted new platforms at their conventions last month, and they have fundamentally different plans for America’s future. The two major party platforms have not … Continue reading

July 2016 Phyllis Schlafly Report

July 2016 Republicans Debate: Should Women Be Drafted? Toward the end of the eighth Republican presidential debate on February 6, the moderators introduced a new subject which had been absent from stump speeches and ignored in the seven previous debates. ABC’s … Continue reading

Trump’s Speech Trumped Cruz

Trump’s Speech Trumped Cruz by Phyllis Schlafly July 27, 2016 Donald Trump’s acceptance speech proved that his vision, not Ted Cruz’s, is the future of the conservative movement and the Republican Party. Trump hit the right notes in his talk … Continue reading

How Pence Complements Trump

How Pence Complements Trump by Phyllis Schlafly July 20, 2016 When Donald Trump introduced Indiana Governor Mike Pence as the vice presidential nominee, the media had a field day unearthing Pence’s past tweets and votes that appeared to disagree with … Continue reading

June 2016 Phyllis Schlafly Report

June 2016 Diseases Cross Open Borders The spread of the Zika virus has become so alarming that more than 150 health experts from over a dozen countries published an open letter urging the postponement or relocation of the Summer Olympics … Continue reading

Trump Battles Globalist Republicans

Trump Battles Globalist Republicans by Phyllis Schlafly July 13, 2016 Before heading to Cleveland to accept the Republican nomination for president, Donald Trump paid a high-profile visit to Capitol Hill, where he hoped to unify Congressional Republicans behind his presidential … Continue reading

Trump’s Muslim Ban Gains Support

Trump’s Muslim Ban Gains Support by Phyllis Schlafly July 6, 2016 When an ISIS-supporting Muslim named Mateen massacred 49 people at a nightclub in Orlando on June 12, Donald Trump reminded Americans that he is still the only political candidate … Continue reading

Brexit Stuns the Globalists

Brexit Stuns the Globalists by Phyllis Schlafly June 29, 2016 Britain’s decision to “leave” the European Union (EU) ended the career of Prime Minister David Cameron, who had campaigned hard to “remain” in that supranational body of unelected bureaucrats. Small-c … Continue reading

Pro-Abortion Side Wins 5-3 at Supreme Court

Pro-Abortion Side Wins 5-3 at Supreme Court FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 27, 2016 CONTACT: Ryan Hite, Communications Director Saint Louis, MO: As pro-lifers feared, the pro-abortion side has a solid five-vote majority on the Supreme Court now, and this morning … Continue reading

Exposing the Common Core Fraud

Exposing the Common Core Fraud by Phyllis Schlafly June 22, 2016 If you want to understand the catastrophe of education during the Obama administration, a new book by Dr. Peter Wood, president of the National Association of Scholars, is a … Continue reading

Congress Is Close to Drafting Our Daughters

Congress Is Close to Drafting Our Daughters by Phyllis Schlafly June 15, 2016 Ever since Donald Trump effectively won the Republican presidential nomination by decisively defeating Ted Cruz in the Indiana primary, Congressional Republicans led by House Speaker Paul Ryan … Continue reading

Put the Wall in the Platform

Put the Wall in the Platform by Phyllis Schlafly June 8, 2016 The promise to build a wall along America’s southern border with Mexico has carried Donald Trump to his remarkable victory in the Republican primaries for president. Now it’s … Continue reading

Diseases Cross Open Borders

Diseases Cross Open Borders by Phyllis Schlafly June 1, 2016 The spread of the Zika virus has become so alarming that more than 150 health experts from over a dozen countries published an open letter urging the postponement or relocation … Continue reading