Equal Rights Amendment
Equal Rights Amendment UpdateWe 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
September 2, 2015
IL Planned Parenthood uses tax dollars to win elections, acquire more tax dollars
Thus far, they've released nine videos with Planned Parenthood officials and insiders explaining how babies are aborted, how their body parts are distributed for medical research, and how they profit from the transactions. Several governors have defunded their state's Planned Parenthoods, and many state legislatures have initiated investigations into the powerful organization. No action has taken place in Illinois.
In fact, Planned Parenthood of Illinois continues to receive millions of Illinois tax dollars every year. In FY 2015, checks totaling nearly $9 million were written to Planned Parenthood
Illinois' funding of Planned Parenthood was highlighted late last week when Adam Andrzejewski revealed that Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger has paid Planned Parenthood $4.3 million of taxpayer money since January - and "Grants and Awards" of $1,592,850 between June 17 and July 22nd.
Click here for the originating article from Illinois Review.