Equal Rights Amendment

Equal Rights Amendment Update
We are happy to report that the ERA was not called for a vote this week. Thank you for all your hard work to contact your legislators and reach out to others to engage their help on this important issue. Your efforts combined with divine intervention kept the ERA from moving forward. Your voices were truly heard in Springfield this week!

The resolution to ratify the ERA still remains on the table and can still be voted on, but the Illinois Senate and the Illinois House will not meet again until mid January 2018. Click here for more

May 29, 2015

School allows GSA but decides pro-life club too controversial

Schools in North Dakota and Iowa rejected the clubs initially but changed their minds after intervention by the Thomas More Society. Now Angeleque Clark, a sophomore at West Career and Technical Academy in Las Vegas, Nevada, requested permission to establish the pro-life club at her school. Her request was rejected.

Attorney Jocelyn Floyd of the Thomas More Society is representing Clark in a her claim of discrimination by school administrators.

“She was rejected by the school [on the grounds that] the club is too controversial, it's not inclusive enough, there are far more people who know more about abortion than a sophomore in high school, and the public schools are different when it comes to First Amendment law,” Floyd explains.

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