2018 Eagle Forum Alerts

 

Jim Jordan’s Big Announcement July 27, 2018 Jim Jordan Has Announced His Run for Speaker of the House After a large grassroots movement urged Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) to become the next Speaker of the House, he has officially made his announcement to run.  He stated, “President Trump has taken bold action on behalf of the American people. Congress has not held up its end of the deal, but we can change that. It’s time to do what we said.”  Eagle ... Read more

A Leader Rising in the House July 2, 2018 Draft Jordan for Speaker Recent events have shown that we need Conservative House Leadership more than ever. With moderate bills being placed on the House floor, unruly Members threatening Conservatives, and Democrats across the nation leaving their own party, it is time for someone new to lead the charge. The most qualified person to step into that position is the founder of the Freedom Caucus, Rep. Jim Jordan. The House took two votes on immigration ... Read more

Tell Your Representative to Stop Disastrous Compromise June 19, 2018 The House Leadership’s Amnesty Bill Will Hurt Americans This week, the House will vote on two immigration bills: Rep. Bob Goodlatte’s (R-VA) Securing America’s Future Act (H.R. 4760) and the House Leadership’s crafted “compromise bill”.  We have seen an overview of the “compromise bill” and it is disastrous for our nation. Although these two votes are necessary to stop the horrible discharge petition, it is clear that the “compromise bill” is not the most favorable ... Read more

Thank HHS for Another Pro-Life Win June 18, 2018 Send Your Comments to HHS Now to Thank them for Protecting Life Recently, you contacted the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to ask for a review of their Title X family planning program which funds abortion providers like Planned Parenthood.  Thankfully, they listened! Planned Parenthood was receiving $56 million per year from these funds, making Title X their second largest funding stream right behind Medicaid.  Although HHS cannot strip their funding completely, they tightened ... Read more

Eagle Forum of California: Calls Needed and Rally on June 12 June 8, 2018 Rally FOR Religious Liberty in Sacramento Day of Action – June 12th: Eagle Forum members will be attending the Day of Action Rally on June 12 at the State Capitol in Sacramento to protest and speak out against two terrible bills AB 2943 and SB 320. AB 2943 is a bill that is trying to silence and hinder religious liberty. The rally will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m, on the west steps of the Capitol building followed by ... Read more

Oklahoma Alert: SQ 788 Legalizing Marijuana on Ballot June 26th June 7, 2018 Is Marijuana really Medicine? The Federal Food and Drug Administration confirms that whole plant marijuana and THC oils are NOT medicine. To protect the public, the FDA testing and approval process determines drug safety, dosing efficacy, side effects, potency, duration, interactions, etc. Pot shop “baristas” who recommend this psychoactive drug are highly likely to make medical conditions worse (e.g. PTSD, pediatric seizures, glaucoma and even pain). Are you wondering ABOUT STATE QUESTION 788?  It’s on the Ballot, June 26th. If passed, ... Read more

Demand Dishwashers that can Clean and are Fast! May 31, 2018 Contact the Department of Energy: Time to Create a New Class of Dishwashers — Ones that Work! Remember the days when dishwashers would actually clean and dry your dishes in only an hour? Today’s dishwashers more than double that amount of time and you still have to pick pieces of food off before hand-drying them. Our friends at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) have found a way around the federal government’s overreaching standards on dishwashers to ... Read more

Contact Illinois Representatives to STOP ERA May 29, 2018 Don’t let the Illinois House pass a bad bill at the end of their session. With your help, we can STOP ERA. The Equal Rights Amendment would harm women. ERA does not even mention “women” and ERA demands strict equality on “sex”. Sex is both a noun and a verb with multiple definitions. Tell your Illinois Representative what WOMEN would lose under the ERA: Loss of Privacy, including in prisons, schools, athletics, and any public ... Read more

Thank President Trump for Defunding Abortion May 21, 2018 “A Bright Line” of Physical and Financial Separation in Title X Pro-life Americans can rally behind Friday’s executive action that should stop Title X funding going to Planned Parenthood for abortions!  We received word from the White House that President Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services is filing a proposal to protect life in the Title X Family Planning Grant Program. HHS will file with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a proposal to update ... Read more

ALERT: Ask Governor Haslam to sign the Anti-Sanctuary City Bill today! May 21, 2018 TIME IS RUNNING OUT! We only have a few more days to make our voices heard. The opposition is doing everything in their power to defeat this legislation. Governor Bill Haslam is still facing a firestorm of opposition to the Anti-Sanctuary City Bill that passed the Senate 27-5 and the House 64-23. Civil rights groups around the state and nation, including the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, National Immigration law Center, TN Immigration and Refugee ... Read more

Contact Your Representative Now: The Bad Denham Discharge Petition is Gaining Speed May 17, 2018 Tell Congress to Say NO to Amnesty! Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) is moving forward with his discharge petition (H. Res. 774) and just needs 5 more signatures to bring it to the floor. Republicans are scrambling to come up with a plan to oppose this measure.  This is terrible news, but we still have time to stop it from moving forward. This “Queen of the Hill” resolution will force a vote on four immigration bills: Rep. ... Read more

Take Action to Protect Babies! May 5, 2018 Stopping ERA in Illinois Equal Rights Amendment is a fraud that will harm women and children. Help me to Stop ERA this week. Join me in Springfield, Illinois to pass out baby socks, which represent that ERA will remove all legal restrictions on abortion including taxpayer-financing of abortion. ERA will enshrine abortion in the U.S. Constitution and remove any and all laws that have differences based on “sex.” Attend the Hearing in Chicago on Monday, May ... Read more

Sign the Petition Now: Jim Jordan Must Run for Speaker! PETITION TEXT: Dear Representative Jim Jordan, In light of Speaker Paul Ryan’s announcement that he will not run for re-election, the Speaker position will become available by the end of the year. Conservatives across the nation have been waiting for this type of change. The lack of transparency and the advancement of damaging legislation has led to the discontentment of the Republican base. After taking into consideration many of the potential candidates in the House, we believe that ... Read more

Take Action Against the Amnesty Resolution in Congress! April 30, 2018 Contact Your Representative Now: The Denham Resolution is an Underhanded Scheme to Provide Amnesty to Millions Congress has seen its fair share of shady deals, but the most recent is on the topic of immigration. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) has introduced a resolution (H. Res. 774) to force several votes on immigration-related bills that take a 218 vote threshold to pass. Rep. Denham already has the full support of all Democrats in the House. If he ... Read more

Ask Your Senators to Confirm Director Pompeo April 23, 2018 Confirm Pompeo! No Religious Litmus Test President Trump’s nominee for Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, has again proven the hypocrisy among Democrats. With religious freedom and national security as his top priorities, he is ready to take the position by storm. However, the votes to get him there may prove to be difficult. Director Pompeo has the credentials to become Secretary of State. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point before later serving on the House Intelligence ... Read more