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
March 7, 2016
Pro-Abort Activists Freak Out Over Pro-Lifers on NY Times Front Page
Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards posted on Twitter, “@NYTimes forgot to take photos of the 3k folks rallying yesterday for #reprorights. Send them your best pics!” She later Tweeted out “a few options for you, @nytimes.”
The Twitter account of the Center for Reproductive Rights [which represented those challenging the Texas law] went on a tear, re-Tweeting ideological fellow-travelers attacking the New York Times for “picturing posters promoting junk science &only 1 side of story,” as RH Reality Check researcher Laura Huss put it. Many of the pro-abortion activists who went after the liberal newspaper hyped that the pro-lifers were outnumbered in front of the Supreme Court.
Click here for more from National Right to Life.