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

March 23, 2016

New Data Still Fails to Establish Abortion Industry Claims that 2013 Texas Law Caused Closure of More than 20 Clinics

Less than a month ago, a lawyer for the abortion industry was before the Supreme Court arguing in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt that Texas’ 2013 abortion law had been responsible for the closing of more than twenty clinics in the state.

Challenged to prove her point, the Center for Reproductive Right’s Stephanie Toti stumbled. She eventually was forced to admit she had failed to provide direct evidence linking the any closures to particular elements of the law the justices were considering.

It was a moment that a Dallas Morning News headline labeled a “fumble” and a columnist for the paper identified as “a very odd miscue on a very big stage” (DMN, 3/21/16)

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