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
January 20, 2016
March for Life - Chicago rally featured lawmakers, clergy and an abortion survivor
Archbishop Blaise Cupich, Congressman Randy Hultgren, Congressman Dan Lipinski, New Beginnings' Rev. Corey Brooks and abortion survivor Melissa Ohden declared their commitment to protecting innocent life.
"Life is precious, life is valuable. If everybody shared that [view], killing in Chicago would go down to zero," Hultgren told the crowd, estimated at 5000.
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