2016 Eagle Forum Alerts

2016 Legislative Alerts

Supreme Court Update: Keep Calling the Senate Supreme Court Update: Keep Calling the Senate March 23, 2016 Last week, President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland to fill the Supreme Court vacancy caused by the untimely death of Justice Antonin Scalia. Most Senate Republicans continue to insist that the vacancy should only be filled by the next president, but the Left isn’t accepting that position quietly. Senators are in recess for the next week and a half, and during that time, liberal activists will be ... Read more

Call Your Senators – No Confirmation of Supreme Court Nominee Call Your Senators: No Confirmation of Supreme Court Nominee March 17, 2016 On March 16th, President Obama announced his nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to succeed the late, great Justice Antonin Scalia on the United States Supreme Court. The U.S. Senate should follow the famous advice of the late First Lady Nancy Reagan and “just say no” to Obama’s nominee. The media are portraying Judge Garland as a “moderate” and a “centrist” – but that’s what they also said ... Read more

Call Senators Now – NO on John King for Education Secretary Call Senators Now – NO on John King for Education Secretary UPDATE: On March 14th, the Senate voted to confirm John King as Education Secretary by a vote of 49 to 40. March 11, 2016 On Monday, March 14th, the U.S. Senate will vote on the nomination of John B. King, Jr., to be Secretary of Education. Eagle Forum urges senators to reject this nomination. King came to the Education Department after a stint as Commissioner of Education ... Read more