Press Releases

2018

Now is the Time to Pass the MERIT Act Now is the Time to Pass the MERIT Act Read more

Eagle Forum signs letter asking President Trump to oppose Prison Reform Bill Eagle Forum signs letter asking President Trump to oppose Prison Reform Bill Read more

Eagle Forum PAC Endorses Jay Webber in New Jersey for Congress PRESS RELEASE September 4, 2018 Eagle Forum PAC is pleased to endorse New Jersey Assemblyman Jay Webber for U.S. House of Representatives for New Jersey District 11. Jay Webber is known in New Jersey as the “conservative conscience of the state legislature.” Throughout a decade of exceptional dedication while serving in the New Jersey State Assembly, and as a former Chairman of New Jersey’s Republican Party, he has consistently stood firm for conservative values. Assemblyman Webber also serves ... Read more

Eagle Forum PAC Endorses Mark Meadows for Congress PRESS RELEASE August 31, 2018 Eagle Forum PAC is pleased to endorse Congressman Mark Meadows for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives for North Carolina District 11. Cong. Mark Meadows has been a conservative leader in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2013.  His experience as a small business owner gave him the drive to legislate policies that promote economic growth and keep government accountable.  His strong Christian beliefs have motivated him to fight for religious freedom, ... Read more

Congress Should Strengthen Work Requirements for Welfare Beneficiaries PRESS RELEASE August 22, 2018 Washington, DC Republicans, including President Trump, have long called for strong welfare reform, including work requirements. As the House and Senate work through the conference negotiations on the 2018 Farm Bill, we urge conferees to maintain a policy of conditioning benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), otherwise known as food stamps, to limited work requirements for able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs). According to the Heritage Foundation, the ABAWD caseload for SNAP benefits ... Read more

Eagle Forum PAC Endorses Ted Cruz for Senate August 17, 2018 Eagle Forum PAC is pleased to endorse Senator Ted Cruz for re-election to the U.S. Senate for Texas. Sen. Ted Cruz has tirelessly worked for the American people. During his previous work for Solicitor General of Texas, he drafted more than 80 U.S. Supreme Court briefs on various Constitutional rights and argued 43 oral arguments. He is a staunch Constitutionalist and has repeatedly defended our rights. While in the U.S. Senate, Sen. Cruz has a ... Read more

Eagle Forum Welcomes New Nebraska State President PRESS RELEASE August 16, 2018 Contact:  Julia Warton, National Field Director 719.213.4675 Eunie Smith, President of Eagle Forum, is delighted to announce that Kathy Wilmot of Nebraska has been unanimously approved by the Board of Directors to serve as the new president of Nebraska Eagle Forum. “Kathy has been a longtime Eagle and served alongside Naomi Brummond, past president of Nebraska Eagle Forum who passed away this year. Kathy has graciously agreed to take on the role of president, ... Read more

Eagle Forum PAC Endorses Alex Mooney PRESS RELEASE August 8, 2018 Eagle Forum PAC is pleased to endorse Representative Alex Mooney for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives for West Virginia District 2. Alex Mooney has been a Conservative stalwart since joining Congress in 2015. He joined the Freedom Caucus and continues to fight for the rights of families. He has a proven record of protecting our Second Amendment rights, defending the life of the unborn, and working to repeal Obamacare. He is a true ... Read more

Eagle Forum PAC Endorses Ben Cline PRESS RELEASE August 8, 2018 Eagle Forum PAC is pleased to endorse Virginia Delegate Ben Cline for U.S. House of Representatives for Virginia District 6. As Rep. Bob Goodlatte’s former Chief of Staff, Ben Cline has first-hand experience with pushing pro-family legislation. He currently serves in the Virginia House of Delegates where he is Chairman of the Conservative Caucus. There, he has taken a bold stance on lowering taxes, banning sanctuary cities, and sponsoring a “Constitutional Carry” bill. His ... Read more

Eagle Forum PAC Endorses Liz Cheney PRESS RELEASE August 1, 2018 Re-elect Congressman Liz Cheney in Wyoming Eagle Forum PAC is pleased to endorse Representative Liz Cheney for re-election to Wyoming’s At-Large seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Rep. Cheney was elected to this office in 2016 and has since proved her dedication to Conservative policies, making the lives of unborn children a priority. She has supported the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion, Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection, Born-Alive Survivors Protection, and Abortion Insurance Full ... Read more

Ed Martin Violates Legacy of Phyllis Schlafly PRESS RELEASE July 26, 2018 Eagle Forum Opposes the Misuse of Phyllis Schlafly’s Name The so-called “Phyllis Schlafly’s Eagle PAC” has endorsed a pro-abortion congressional candidate in Wyoming and is spending $55,000 for the election of Rod Miller. Ed Martin created this Super PAC using Phyllis Schlafly’s name on the day she died (September 5, 2016). It is shocking that Martin would use the name and work of a great pro-life leader to promote abortion. Phyllis Schlafly would ... Read more

Channel One is None: Eagle Forum Won! Press Release July 11, 2018 The Bell Tolls for Channel One News Child advocates celebrate the demise of the in-school marketing scheme. BIRMINGHAM, July 11, 2018 – In 1989 Channel One burst on the scene offering a Faustian bargain to schools across the country. For the use of “free” TV’s, many school boards offered up a captive audience of students required to watch commercials for products that included junk food, soft drinks, expensive sneakers, movies and CD’s. They also touted their ... Read more

Eagle Forum Supports Amy Coney Barrett for SCOTUS July 6, 2018 Press Release: Eagle Forum Applauds President Trump’s Consideration of Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court In light of the tremendous opportunity that has been presented to President Trump, Eagle Forum is thrilled that President Trump is considering a woman like Amy Coney Barrett to be his next nominee for the United States Supreme Court. Barrett is a mother of seven children, a devout woman of faith, and a principled defender of the Constitution. She is precisely ... Read more

Joint Letter on the Kigali Amendment July 2, 2018 Eagle Forum signed a joint letter to President Donald J. Trump about the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol. This 2016 United Nations treaty negotiated by the Obama Administration would impose restrictions on production of the affordable refrigerants currently used in most types of air conditioning and refrigeration units and necessitate their likely replacement with more expensive alternatives. The result would be higher costs for households, motorists, and businesses that rely on air ... Read more

Illinois Votes To Deny Women’s Rights May 30, 2018 ERA Ratified in Illinois Illinois voted on the wrong side of women’s rights by voting for an amendment that will harm women and their unborn child. The language of our laws matter and the language of this poorly written, vague amendment will take away the ability to recognize essential biological differences between men and women. As a result, laws, and policies that benefit women will be overturned and abortion rights will be entrenched in our ... Read more

114 conservatives call for Rep. Jim Jordan to run for Speaker NOW!   Download or view article here Read more

Eagle Forum PAC Endorses Cris Dosev for Congress May 9, 2018 Eagle Forum PAC Endorses Cris Dosev for Congress Eagle Forum PAC is honored to endorse Cris Dosev for the U.S. House of Representatives for the 1st Congressional District of Florida. Cris has served our country as a Marine, and wants to give back to those who currently or formerly served in that capacity.  He will propose reforms to the Department of Veterans Affairs and work to enhance military readiness. He will continue to protect Americans by ... Read more

Eagle Forum PAC Endorses Cynthia Dunbar for Congress Eagle Forum PAC Endorses Cynthia Dunbar for Congress FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 5, 2018 “Cynthia Dunbar is a courageous conservative on whom we can count to fight for our conservative values and principles. Her voters can count on her to follow through with her campaign commitments. Cynthia will help President Trump ‘drain the swamp’!”  — Cathie Adams, Eagle Forum Board Member and Past President of Texas Eagle Forum Eagle Forum PAC is honored to endorse Cynthia Dunbar for the ... Read more

Voters Want True Conservative Leadership FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information, Contact: Tabitha Walter Telephone: 202-341-5737 April 26, 2017 Poll Shows GOP Must Follow Through on Conservative Agenda to Retain Majority Washington, D.C.: Eagle Forum, the pro-family organization founded by Phyllis Schlafly in 1975, urges the GOP leaders to heed the warning signaled by a new McLaughlin and Associates poll:  Conservative ideas are winning, but conservative candidates are currently at a disadvantage because of a crisis of confidence. Simply put, liberal voters are energized because they ... Read more

Eagle Forum Expands Student Eagle Program; Announces Chairman FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2018 Frances Arthur to Lead Student Eagles The Eagle Forum Board voted at its monthly meeting to approve the nomination of Frances Arthur to Chair the National Student Eagles program. Frances is an ideal choice for this chairmanship since she has taught high school, middle school, and elementary school in public, homeschool, and homeschool cooperative settings over the last 30 years. As a lifelong learner, she has developed a skill set which allows her to effectively teach government, ... Read more

On April 20, Weed Out Marijuana For Immediate Release April 19, 2018 Contact: Anne Schlafly Cori, 314-369-6144 Four Twenty is a Dangerous Day Marijuana is a dangerous drug and is still a Schedule 1 drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act of 1970, the strictest category with criminal penalties attached. Why then would April 20 be unofficially declared “Weed Day?” And who is celebrating? “Weed Day” is being celebrated by those making money off the illegal drug and by the lawbreakers who meet in public parks on ... Read more

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 ... Read more

Conservatives Stand with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt April 6, 2018 Washington, D.C. Conservatives stand behind Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and thank him for the significant actions he has taken to implement President Trump’s deregulatory agenda. President Trump campaigned on reducing Washington’s bureaucracy, and Administrator Pruitt has been instrumental to that effort. His leadership has helped President Trump keep his promises in a number of critical areas which conservatives support, including the following. Rolling back President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, a ... Read more

Rush Limbaugh Commends Eagle Leader FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2018 Pat Daugherty, Ph.D., Georgia Eagle Forum Leader Quoted by Rush Limbaugh and Dennis Prager On the radio, Rush Limbaugh provided an in-depth discussion of Dr. Daugherty’s article just published in The Federalist. Dennis Prager and Illinois radio host Michael Coolidge both conducted interviews with Dr. Daugherty, who entitled her compelling story, What I Saw At a College Administrators’ Conference Will Make You Laugh And Cry. Recently retired as a college administrator herself for almost ... Read more

Conservatives Support the Nomination of Mike Pompeo to Lead the State Department Anne Schlafly Cori, Chairman of Eagle Forum, Supports Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State April 2, 2018 Washington, D.C. Conservatives applaud President Trump for his nomination of Mike Pompeo to the position of Secretary of State. Pompeo’s vast experience across multiple levels of government have demonstrated his commitment to protecting America’s interests, and make him uniquely qualified to lead the State Department through complex and challenging times. As CIA Director, Pompeo gained the trust of career officials through competent and able ... Read more

Eagle Forum PAC is Back! February 20, 2018 Eagle Forum PAC Releases 2018 Candidate Questionnaire Eagle Forum PAC would like to announce the release of the 2018 Candidate Questionnaire.  This document was created to showcase the views of candidates running for a political office so that our grassroots can make informed decisions about their Representatives. Leaders from across the nation have contributed to this document to reflect a comprehensive and thorough list of the most important issues that affect families. An endorsement from ... Read more

Republican Party Supports a Strong Military February 5, 2018 Transgenders Should Not Be in Military The Republican National Committee met last week in Washington, DC.  The RNC Resolutions Committee met Wednesday afternoon January 31, 2018.  This Resolution passed unanimously at that committee meeting and again unanimously before the entire RNC at the General Session on Friday, February 2, 2018.  The Republican National Committee supports President Trump in focusing on sound policies for military readiness. Carolyn McLarty, DVM, Republican National Committeewoman for Oklahoma RESOLUTION SUPPORTING PRESIDENT TRUMP’S ... Read more

The Sanctity of Innocent Human Life January 22, 2018 Today is January 22, the 45th anniversary of the infamous Supreme Court decision called Roe v Wade that has resulted in almost 60 million innocent babies having lost their lives in these United States since 1973. Although much progress has been made in advancing the sanctity of human life, the abortion rate is still one baby every 35 seconds.  Looking at my home state of Alabama that means one kindergarten classroom full of children per ... Read more