April 2019 Eagle Forum Report
April 2019 Eagle Forum Report


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A Win! Louisiana Stops ERA A Win! Louisiana Stops ERAFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 10, 2019 CONTACT: Tabitha Walter, 202-341-5737 Washington, D.C. Executive Director Louisiana Votes ERA Down   The Equal Rights Amendment reared its ugly head in the Louisiana legislature only to be defeated.  After passing out of committee on a 5-4 vote, ERA activists were hopeful that Louisiana would be the state they needed to make their case for ratification. However, once the bill went to the floor, it failed with only 9 Senators voting for it and 26 against.    Louisiana’s Eagle ...

Urgent Action Alert: Stop Invasive SEL Standards in Ohio! Urgent Action Alert: Stop Invasive SEL Standards in Ohio! May 10, 2019 From: Karen Effrem, MD – Eagle Forum National Education Issues Chairman Dear Ohio Eagle, A committee of the Ohio State Board of Education is going to vote on advancing a proposal to implement statewide social emotional learning (SEL) standards. This is part of a national movement to psychologize education falsely advertised as improving academic achievement and preventing violence and suicide. The problems with this approach are myriad. They include the following points with more points and ...

Trump Protects Religious Freedoms Trump Protects Religious FreedomsMay 10, 2019 A Victory for Religious Liberty Last week, on the National Day of Prayer, President Donald Trump unveiled the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s (HHS) conscience rules. President Trump initiated the creation of this guidance in his May 2017 Executive Order establishing a White House Faith and Opportunity Initiative responsible for providing recommendations to the Administration’s policy agenda pertaining to religious liberty. The new regulation ensures that healthcare patients and professionals, like nurses, pharmacists, and ...

ERA ratification soundly rejected by state senate ERA ratification soundly rejected by state senate Efforts to resurrect the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution have gone down in defeat yet again in Louisiana. The latest move by New Orleans Democratic Senator J.P. Morrell was rejected by state senators on Wednesday. Morrell sought to make Louisiana the state that would push ratification of the amendment over the 38-state threshold and enact a constitutional provision outlawing discrimination based on gender.

You’re more than good enough, Mom You're more than good enough, MomEditor's Note: At this time in our country when “traditional roles” and even traditional definitions seem to be turned on their heads, it is often therapeutic to stop for a moment and survey what is truly important. Probably the most valuable entity in this increasingly confused society is the family, with its mother and father and siblings and ancestors. No matter how we define these family members now, nothing has changed about the realities and pressures ...