Press Releases

2016

Convention Begins, Prep for “Life Of the Party” Phyllis Schlafly Joins Convention Opening, Continues Prep for Life of the Party Cleveland, OH: Phyllis Schlafly is in attendance this afternoon at the opening of the 2016 Republican National Convention at the Quicken Loans Arena in the heart of Downtown Cleveland. She is excited to vote on one of the most conservative Party Platforms we have seen. “Many of us have worked hard for decades to create the wonderful platform we have today,” Schlafly said. “I was proud ... Read more

Pro-Abortion Side Wins 5-3 at Supreme Court Pro-Abortion Side Wins 5-3 at Supreme Court FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 27, 2016 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 the Court overruled the good Texas law that caused half the abortion clinics there to close. By a 5-3 margin, the Supreme Court struck down Texas HB2 and held entirely in favor of abortion clinics, in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. The Court’s ... Read more

RNC for Life, Eagle Forum to Host ‘Fight For Life’ in Cleveland RNC for Life, Eagle Forum to Host ‘Fight For Life’ in Cleveland Saint Louis, MO: The Republican National Coalition for Life along with Eagle Forum will host Phyllis Schlafly’s “Life of the Party” event on July 19, 2016, at the FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. This year’s theme is the “Fight for Life!” College Football Hall of Fame coach Lou Holtz is the 2016 honoree and featured speaker. This celebration of pro-life ... Read more

Phyllis Schlafly Elected as National Delegate at Missouri Convention Phyllis Schlafly Elected as National Delegate at Missouri Convention Branson, MO: Today at the Missouri Republican State Convention in Branson, Phyllis Schlafly, founder and chairman of Eagle Forum, was elected as a national delegate to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Phyllis has participated in every convention since 1952. “Politics is where the action is and the Republican Party is where we can make a difference. I am proud to be a Republican and attend our ... Read more

Phyllis Schlafly Statement: House Actions on Women in Draft Phyllis Schlafly Statement: House Actions on Women in Draft FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 17, 2016 Saint Louis, MO: Today, Phyllis Schlafly congratulated the House Rules Committee for acting properly in stripping a provision from the annual defense policy bill that would have required young women to sign up for a military draft. “We’ve been fighting against women in the draft for over 40 years. Feminists have always wanted women in the draft and in combat,” said Phyllis Schlafly, founder ... Read more

Statement from Phyllis Schlafly Statement from Phyllis Schlafly FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 21, 2016 Saint Louis, MO: Phyllis Schlafly, founder of Eagle Forum and Chairman of Republican National Coalition for Life, issued the following reaction to Donald Trump’s interview comment about the pro-life plank of the Republican platform: “The Republican Platform was written by the grassroots and adopted by the 2012 Republican National Convention. Presidential candidates have no role in writing or adopting the Platform. “The reporter on the ‘Today’ show misrepresented the ... Read more

Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Mary Thomas for Florida’s 2nd Congressional District Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Mary Thomas for Florida’s 2nd Congressional District FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4, 2016 CONTACT: Glyn Wright, Executive Director Washington, D.C.: Eagle Forum PAC, a conservative public policy organization founded by pro-family leader Phyllis Schlafly, is proud to endorse Mary Thomas to represent Florida’s 2nd District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Mrs. Schlafly released the following statement: “Mary Thomas is a strong conservative. She would make an excellent Congresswoman for Florida’s 2nd District. “Mary is committed to ... Read more

Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Congressman John Fleming for U.S. Senate Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Congressman John Fleming for U.S. Senate FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 31, 2016 CONTACT: Glyn Wright, Executive Director Washington, D.C.: Eagle Forum PAC, a conservative public policy organization founded by pro-family leader Phyllis Schlafly, is proud to endorse Congressman John Fleming to represent Louisiana in the U.S. Senate. Mrs. Schlafly released the following statement: “When Louisiana voters go to the polls later this year to elect a new U.S. senator, they will choose from several candidates calling themselves ... Read more

Schlafly Endorses Trump after His Pledge to Support GOP Platform Schlafly Endorses Trump after His Pledge to Support GOP Platform FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 11, 2016 Saint Louis, MO: Phyllis Schlafly, conservative icon and founder of Eagle Forum, met privately with Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump today before introducing him at his St. Louis campaign stop. After the event she released the following statement: “I asked Donald Trump to support the Republican platform because this is the best and most conservative platform we’ve ever had. I gave him ... Read more

Kingmakers Don’t Even Change Location Let Alone Plans for the Nation Kingmakers Don’t Even Change Location Let Alone Plans for the Nation What Phyllis Schlafly Discovered in 1957 is the Playbook Still Today FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 8, 2016 Saint Louis, MO: Phyllis Schlafly today released the following statement: “In 1957, I discovered that a secret group of business leaders, political and elected officials, and media elite were meeting off the coast of Georgia. They flew into Georgia on private planes and had catered meals flown in from New York. That ... Read more

Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Steve Toth for Texas’ 8th District Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Steve Toth for Texas’ 8th District FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 25, 2016 CONTACT: Glyn Wright Washington, D.C. — Eagle Forum PAC, a conservative public policy organization founded by pro-family leader Phyllis Schlafly, is proud to endorse Steve Toth to represent Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives. Mrs. Schlafly released the following statement: “Texas’ 8th District faces a clear choice in the Republican primary. The political battles of the Obama era have revealed which Members of Congress ... Read more

Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Rick Green for Texas Supreme Court Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Rick Green for Texas Supreme Court FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 17, 2016 CONTACT: Glyn Wright Washington, D.C.: Eagle Forum PAC, a conservative public policy organization founded by pro-family leader Phyllis Schlafly, is proud to endorse Rick Green for the Texas Supreme Court. Mrs. Schlafly released the following statement: “Candidates in judicial elections deserve an extra layer of scrutiny. Too often, judicial supremacists have rewritten our laws and forced unwanted policies on the public. Voters must look at ... Read more

Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Rhea Fulmer for Alabama Board of Education Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Rhea Fulmer for Alabama Board of Education FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 16, 2016 CONTACT: Glyn Wright Washington, D.C.: Eagle Forum PAC, a conservative public policy organization founded by pro-family leader Phyllis Schlafly, is proud to endorse Rhea Fulmer for District 7 of the Alabama Board of Education. Mrs. Schlafly released the following statement: “If the people of Alabama want to end Common Core and restore traditional education, then they need state school board members who will back ... Read more

Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Jackie Zeigler Alabama Board of Education Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Jackie Zeigler Alabama Board of Education FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 16, 2016 CONTACT: Glyn Wright Washington, D.C.: Eagle Forum PAC, a conservative public policy organization founded by pro-family leader Phyllis Schlafly, is proud to endorse Jackie Zeigler for District 1 of the Alabama Board of Education. Mrs. Schlafly released the following statement: “If the people of Alabama want to end Common Core and restore traditional education, then they need to elect state school board members who will ... Read more

Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Stephanie Bell for Alabama School Board Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Stephanie Bell for Alabama School Board FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 16, 2016 CONTACT: Glyn Wright Washington, D.C.: Eagle Forum PAC, a conservative public policy organization founded by pro-family leader Phyllis Schlafly, is proud to endorse Stephanie Bell for reelection to the Alabama School Board, District 3. Mrs. Schlafly released the following statement: “Stephanie Bell has been an invaluable member of the Alabama School Board. She has led the fight against Common Core in her state, voting against ... Read more

Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Kyle McCarter for Illinois’ 15th District Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Kyle McCarter for Illinois’ 15th District FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 9, 2016 CONTACT: Glyn Wright Washington, D.C.: Eagle Forum PAC, a conservative public policy organization founded by pro-family leader Phyllis Schlafly, is proud to endorse State Senator Kyle McCarter to represent the 15th District of Illinois. Mrs. Schlafly released the following statement: “Now that John Shimkus has spent nearly twenty years in Washington, it’s clear that he is part of the problem. He repeatedly supports irresponsible spending ... Read more

Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Stan Casacio for Pennsylvania’s 7th District Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Stan Casacio for Pennsylvania’s 7th District FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 9, 2016 CONTACT: Glyn Wright Washington, D.C.: Eagle Forum PAC, a conservative public policy organization founded by pro-family leader Phyllis Schlafly, is proud to endorse Stan Casacio to represent Pennsylvania’s 7th District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Mrs. Schlafly released the following statement: “Stan Casacio will make a great congressman. He has been a longtime supporter of Eagle Forum and understands why the grassroots are so ... Read more

Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Walter Jones for North Carolina’s 3rd District Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Walter Jones for North Carolina’s 3rd District FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 26, 2016 CONTACT: Glyn Wright Washington, D.C.: Eagle Forum PAC, a conservative public policy organization founded by pro-family leader Phyllis Schlafly, is proud to endorse Congressman Walter Jones to continue representing the 3rd District of North Carolina. Mrs. Schlafly released the following statement: “I am proud to endorse Walter Jones for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives. Walter is a courageous voice in Washington for ... Read more

Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Jim Banks for Indiana’s 3rd District Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Jim Banks for Indiana’s 3rd District FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 25, 2016 CONTACT: Glyn Wright Washington, D.C.: Eagle Forum PAC, a conservative public policy organization founded by pro-family leader Phyllis Schlafly, is proud to endorse State Senator Jim Banks in the race to represent Indiana’s 3rd Congressional District. Mrs. Schlafly released the following statement: “I am proud to endorse State Senator Jim Banks. He is a vital voice for Indiana as a proven conservative leader. “Rarely do ... Read more

Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Ron DeSantis for the U.S. Senate Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Ron DeSantis for the U.S. Senate FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 25, 2016 CONTACT: Glyn Wright Washington, D.C.: Eagle Forum PAC, a conservative public policy organization founded by pro-family leader Phyllis Schlafly, is proud to endorse Congressman Ron DeSantis for the open U.S. Senate seat in Florida. Mrs. Schlafly released the following statement: “I am proud to endorse Congressman Ron DeSantis for the U.S. Senate. He is a vital voice in Washington for Florida and conservatives across ... Read more

Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Louie Gohmert for Texas’s 1st District Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Louie Gohmert for Texas’s 1st District FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 25, 2016 CONTACT: Glyn Wright Washington, D.C.: Eagle Forum PAC, a conservative public policy organization founded by pro-family leader Phyllis Schlafly, is proud to endorse Congressman Louie Gohmert to continue representing the 1st District of Texas. Mrs. Schlafly released the following statement: “I am proud to endorse my friend Congressman Louie Gohmert for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives. Louie is a vital voice in Washington ... Read more

New Schlafly Book to be Released New Schlafly Book to be Released Phyllis Schlafly set to release “How The Republican Party Became Pro-Life” St. Louis, MO: Phyllis Schlafly, conservative icon and founder of Eagle Forum, is set to release a new book titled How The Republican Party Became Pro-Life. This book, her 26th published work, will detail the history of how conservatives were able to not only embed pro-life language in the Republican platform, but make it essentially impossible to run as ... Read more

Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Becky Gerritson in Alabama’s Second District Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Becky Gerritson in Alabama’s Second District FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 20, 2016 CONTACT: Glyn Wright, Executive Director Washington, D.C.: Eagle Forum PAC, a conservative grassroots political organization founded by Phyllis Schlafly, is proud to endorse conservative leader Becky Gerritson against incumbent Martha Roby in Alabama’s Second District. Mrs. Schlafly released the following statement: “While President Obama has repeatedly attacked the very foundation of our nation, Republican leaders in Congress have failed to respond in a meaningful way. ... Read more

Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Jim Duncan in North Carolina’s Second District Phyllis Schlafly Endorses Jim Duncan in North Carolina’s Second District FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 13, 2016 CONTACT: Glyn Wright, Executive Director Washington, D.C. — Eagle Forum PAC, a conservative public policy organization founded by pro-family leader Phyllis Schlafly, is proud to endorse Jim Duncan against incumbent Rep. Renee Ellmers in North Carolina’s Second District. Schlafly released the following statement: “While President Obama has repeatedly attacked the very foundation of our nation, over the past six years, Republican leaders in Congress ... Read more