Press Releases

2015

Phyllis Schlafly to Paul Ryan: No Excuses, Defund Planned Parenthood Now Phyllis Schlafly to Paul Ryan: No Excuses, Defund Planned Parenthood Now White Flag Congress Must Not Fail the Unborn Babies   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 15, 2015 St. Louis, MO: Eagle Forum’s White Flag Congress project continues to gain momentum and will host a second townhall meeting tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. This townhall, hosted by phone call, will highlight the need for the Congress to stop funding Planned Parenthood. Eagle Forum made over 50,000 phone calls into Speaker Paul Ryan’s ... Read more

Schlafly Statement on Fox Business/Wall Street Journal GOP debate Schlafly Statement on Fox Business/ Wall Street Journal GOP debate FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 10, 2015 St. Louis, MO: Phyllis Schlafly, founder and chairman of Eagle Forum, released the following statement in advance of tonight’s Fox Business/Wall Street Journal Republican Presidential Debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. “After the mainstream media’s moderation of the first three Republican debates, we can only hope that tonight’s events will be run professionally,” Schlafly said. “These debates are an opportunity to hear the candidates answer ... Read more

Schlafly Statement on Threats by Republicans Who Support Paul Ryan for Speaker Schlafly Statement on Threats by Republicans Who Support Paul Ryan for Speaker FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 21, 2015 St. Louis, MO: Phyllis Schlafly, founder and Chairman of Eagle Forum, issued the following statement today regarding threats by Congressional Republicans who support Rep. Paul Ryan for Speaker: “Ultra-liberal Republican Congressman Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania is threatening to form a coalition with Democrats and Nancy Pelosi to pick a Speaker and promote their liberal agenda unless Republicans accept Paul Ryan as ... Read more

SCHLAFLY: Kingmakers Forcing Unacceptable Candidate Ryan Into Speakership SCHLAFLY: Kingmakers Forcing Unacceptable Candidate Ryan Into Speakership FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 9, 2015 Washington, D.C.: Phyllis Schlafly, founder and Chairman of Eagle Forum, released the following statement today regarding the postponement of elections for House Speaker and Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s exit from the race. “Tryouts for Speaker continue,” Schlafly said. “The kingmakers are so desperate for someone to carry their liberal priorities that they are trying to force Congressman Paul Ryan into a job he does not want. ... Read more

Schlafly Statement on Speaker of the House Nominations This Week Schlafly Statement on Speaker of the House Nominations This Week FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 6, 2015 St. Louis, MO: Phyllis Schlafly, founder and Chairman of Eagle Forum, released the following statement today, ahead of this week’s meeting to select the Republican nominee for House Speaker. “After watching last week’s vote to fund the government, one thing was made clear: a vote for Kevin McCarthy is a vote for more of the same,” Schlafly said. “Instead of taking a bold ... Read more

Tryouts for Speaker Begin Today Tryouts for Speaker Begin Today McCarthy First Up With Planned Parenthood Defund   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 25, 2015 St. Louis, MO: With Speaker John Boehner announcing his intention to resign at the end of October, Phyllis Schlafly released the following statement: “The next Republican Speaker of the House must be willing to fight for the principles of America; not simply be a caretaker for the establishment Republicans. Tryouts for the job begin today,” said Phyllis Schlafly, founder of Eagle ... Read more

ICYMI: Eagle Forum Hosts Top Speakers This Weekend Eagle Forum to Host Top Speakers This Weekend FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 10, 2015 Presidential Contenders, Experts, Authors, Activists Converge on 44th Annual Eagle Council St. Louis, MO: Eagle Council XLIV begins tomorrow, Friday, September 11, at 3:00 p.m. Dozens of speakers, activists, authors and experts will gather for three days to train and educate our gathering of over 1,000 attendees. This sold-out event is one of the premiere conservative grassroots training conferences in the country. Registrants and press ... Read more

Mrs. Carol Paul to Receive Fulltime Homemaker of the Year Award Mrs. Carol Paul to Receive Fulltime Homemaker of the Year Award FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 4, 2015 St. Louis, MO: Mrs. Carol Paul, wife of former Congressman Ron Paul, will be this year’s recipient of the Eagle Forum Fulltime Homemaker of the Year Award. Past recipients have included Eunie Smith, Eagle Forum Alabama Leader; Jackie Green, wife of Hobby Lobby President Steve Green; Pam Tebow, home education pioneer and mother of NFL star Tim Tebow; Anne Lewis Kennedy, ... Read more

Chief Justice Roy Moore to Keynote Eagle Council Chief Justice Roy Moore to Keynote Eagle Council FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 2, 2015 St. Louis, MO: Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore will keynote the Saturday night dinner program at Eagle Council XLIV, September 12. Justice Moore is considered by many to be an arch opponent against judicial supremacy and tyranny from the bench. He first served as Chief Justice until 2003 when he was removed from the bench for refusing to remove a Ten ... Read more

Ann Coulter to Address Eagle Council Ann Coulter to Address Eagle Council FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 31, 2015 St. Louis, MO: Ann Coulter, best-selling author and political pundit, will address Eagle Council on Friday night, September 11. Her latest book, Adios America: The Left’s Plan to Turn Our Country into a Third World Hellhole, has sparked controversy and discussion of the immigration issue from the dinner table to the Presidential debate stage. “I am thrilled to have Ann this year at Eagle Council,” said ... Read more

Schlafly Agrees With Fiorina: RNC Not CNN Should Be In Charge Of Debate Schlafly Agrees With Fiorina: RNC Not CNN Should Be In Charge Of Debate FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 27, 2015 St. Louis, MO: Phyllis Schlafly released the following statement today about the upcoming CNN debate on September 16th at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California: “I have never understood why the Republican Party would allow CNN or any of the other avowedly liberal TV networks to control Republican debates,” said CEO and Founder of Eagle Forum Phyllis Schlafly. ... Read more

Huckabee to Join Presidential Candidates at Eagle Council Huckabee to Join Presidential Candidates at Eagle Council FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 24, 2015 St. Louis, MO: Former Governor Mike Huckabee will join several other Republican presidential contenders in addressing Eagle Forum’s 44th annual Eagle Council training conference. The event will host several hundred grassroots leaders and activists from around the country that will assemble to hear expert speakers and authors and receive practical training to defend their conservative values. Several of the major presidential hopefuls will ... Read more

Santorum to Join Presidential Candidates at Eagle Council Santorum to Join Presidential Candidates at Eagle Council FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 21, 2015 St. Louis, MO: Former Senator Rick Santorum will join several other Republican presidential contenders in addressing Eagle Forum’s 44th annual Eagle Council training conference. The event will host several hundred grassroots leaders and activists from around the country that will assemble to hear expert speakers and authors and receive practical training to defend their conservative values. Several of the major presidential hopefuls will ... Read more

Sen. Jeff Sessions to Receive Inaugural Phyllis Schlafly Award for Excellence in Leadership Sen. Jeff Sessions to Receive Inaugural Phyllis Schlafly Award for Excellence in Leadership FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 20, 2015 St. Louis, MO: Senator Jeff Sessions (AL) will attend Eagle Council XLIV next month to address Eagle Forum’s national grassroots network. He will also be presented with the inaugural Phyllis Schlafly Award for Excellence in Leadership for his courageous defense of truth and moral principle in Congress. “Jeff Sessions has been our hero in Congress on many issues,” Phyllis Schlafly ... Read more

Cruz to Join Presidential Candidates at Eagle Council Cruz to Join Presidential Candidates at Eagle Council FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 17, 2015 St. Louis, MO: Senator Ted Cruz (TX) will join several other Republican presidential contenders in addressing Eagle Forum’s 44th annual Eagle Council training conference. The event will host several hundred grassroots leaders and activists from around the country that will assemble to hear expert speakers and authors and receive practical training to defend their conservative values. Several of the major presidential hopefuls will ... Read more

Carson to Join Presidential Candidates at Eagle Council Carson to Join Presidential Candidates at Eagle Council FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 14, 2015 St. Louis, MO: Dr. Ben Carson will join several other Republican presidential contenders in addressing Eagle Forum’s 44th annual Eagle Council training conference. The event will host several hundred grassroots leaders and activists from around the country that will assemble to hear expert speakers and authors and receive practical training to defend their conservative values. Several of the major presidential hopefuls will be ... Read more

Schlafly Praises RNC Resolutions on Judges, Planned Parenthood, Religious Liberty FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 11, 2015 St. Louis, MO: Phyllis Schlafly, conservative icon and Chairman of Eagle Forum, offered praise this week to the Republican National Committee after their passage of several good resolutions at last week’s 2015 Summer Meeting. Three particular resolutions were noteworthy: on defunding Planned Parenthood, protecting Religious Liberty, and condemning Judicial Activism from the bench. “I am very happy to see these great resolutions from the RNC, ” Schlafly said this week. “These ... Read more

Debate Questions Republican Presidential Candidates Must Answer Debate Questions Republican Presidential Candidates Must Answer FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 5, 2015 St. Louis, MO: Phyllis Schlafly, conservative icon and Chairman of Eagle Forum, would like to submit three vital questions that any candidate seeking the Republican nomination for President must answer for the American voters. “The issues facing us in this election cycle are unlike any our country has seen before,” said Phyllis Schlafly. “In the midst of a very large field of candidates vying for the ... Read more

Phyllis Schlafly Statement on Latest Planned Parenthood Video Phyllis Schlafly Statement on Latest Planned Parenthood Video FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 4, 2015 “The fifth and most disturbing Planned Parenthood video was released this morning, showing an executive and other employees discussing the financial boost of selling ‘intact fetal corpses’ and showcasing their most recent acquisitions from abortions that day. “Planned Parenthood has so successfully dehumanized unborn children that their employees can sift through organs and body parts like they’re showing off a school science project. In this ... Read more

Schlafly Statement on Senate Planned Parenthood Vote Schlafly Statement on Senate Planned Parenthood Vote FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 3, 2015 St. Louis, MO: The United States Senate attempted a vote today to defund Planned Parenthood from the federal budget and eliminate their receipt of any tax-dollars. The measure, sponsored by Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA), failed to achieve cloture in a 53 to 46 vote. “I commend the Senators that lead this initiative and would like to thank all those who voted in favor of defunding ... Read more

Schlafly to Attend #WomenBetrayed Rally Schlafly to Attend #WomenBetrayed Rally FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2015 St. Louis, MO: Phyllis Schlafly, conservative icon and Chairman of Eagle Forum, will attend the St. Louis #WomenBetrayed rally at the Planned Parenthood offices today on Forest Park Ave in St. Louis, MO. “I am thrilled to support Kristan Hawkins and Students for Life in this initiative,” Schlafly said. “The fact that Planned Parenthood receives federal tax dollars is a national disgrace. Today in over 50 ... Read more

Rep. Steve King Files “Restrain the Judges on Marriage Act” Rep. Steve King Files “Restrain the Judges on Marriage Act” Bill aims to strip jurisdiction of federal courts to hear cases relating to marriage. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 23, 2015 St. Louis, MO: Phyllis Schlafly and Eagle Forum are thrilled to support the new “Restrain the Judges on Marriage Act” filed by Representative Steve King (IA-4) yesterday. This bill would seek to stop rampant judicial activism across the country by stripping the jurisdiction of federal courts to hear ... Read more

Schlafly To Participate In Naples Events This Weekend Media Advisory: Schlafly To Participate In Naples Events This Weekend FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2015 Naples, FL: Phyllis Schlafly is in Naples, Florida this weekend to participate in several events. Among these will be Florida Eagle Forum’s annual 35th Annual Naples Luncheon on Friday. This year, the event will feature keynote speaker Michele Bachmann and honored guest, Representative Curt Clawson (FL-19). The subject of this year’s luncheon will be “Honoring Eagle Forum’s Founder and National Hero: Phyllis ... Read more

Media Advisory: Schlafly Book Signing at CPAC Media Advisory: Schlafly Book Signing at CPAC Phyllis Schlafly to Sign Expanded 2014 “A Choice Not An Echo”   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 26, 2015 Washington, D.C.: Phyllis Schlafly, conservative icon and Chairman of Eagle Forum, will participate in a book signing at the Conservative Political Action Conference today. The book signing will feature her latest work: A Choice Not An Echo: 50th Anniversary Expanded Edition. Schlafly Book Signing | 1:30 pm CPAC Exhibit Hall Gaylord National Resort | National ... Read more

Phyllis Schlafly to Receive Weyrich Award Phyllis Schlafly to Receive Weyrich Award Who’s Who of Conservatives Gather to Honor the Sweetheartof the Conservative Movement   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 23, 2015 Alton, IL: On Wednesday, an annual dinner will be held in Washington D.C. to honor the late Paul Weyrich, a warrior of the conservative movement. This year, the Paul Weyrich Award will be given to Paul’s dear friend Phyllis Schlafly, to honor her service and to recognize the 50th anniversary expanded edition of her ... Read more

Eagle Forum Statement On Reintroduction of Harmful Patent Bill Eagle Forum Statement On Reintroduction of Harmful Patent Bill FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 5, 2015 CONTACT: Kevin Baird, Eagle Forum Legislative Director Eagle Forum urges representatives not to support H.R. 9, the “Innovation Act,” which has been introduced today. We opposed this legislation, then H.R. 3309, in the previous Congress, and continue to believe it would inflict considerable harm to America’s inventors and innovators. H.R. 9 stacks the patent litigation deck in favor of patent infringers. Inventors would face greater ... Read more