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
October 7, 2015
Religious groups demand Governor Rauner cut Planned Parenthood state funding
They're planning a "Jericho Prayer March" around the governor's mansion.
"Recent videos produced by the Center for Medical Progress have exposed very clearly the gruesome practices in particular of Planned Parenthood," says Christian Liberty Pastor Calvin Lindstrom. "Attention has been given to Mark Kirk for his refusal to vote for cutting off funding for Planned Parenthood, but what pressure is being placed on Gov. Rauner?"
Illinois' comptroller records show that in Fiscal Year 2015, Illinois' cash-strapped taxpayers sent nearly $8 million to Planned Parenthood of Illinois and other affiliates.
Click here for the originating article from Illinois Review.