House Committee passed the Equal Rights Amendment

The Equal Rights Amendment was passed out of committee on May 16th with a vote of 7 to 5. The next step is a vote in the IL House. If this happens the Equal Rights Amendment will be ratified by Illinois. Then only one more state has to ratify the ERA and it will be sent to Congress to become an amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

In Illinois, we still have a chance to stop it.

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April 4, 2016

'Batman v Superman' star Jeremy Irons attacks abortion

After his key role in one of this year’s biggest films, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Academy Award-winning actor Jeremy Irons took the opportunity to publicly condemn abortion.

Playing Batman’s butler, Alfred, in the box office smash that took in more than $209 million on its first week alone, Irons has attracted much attention for his role in his latest action thriller as a superhero’s right-hand man, but his recent comments about abortion have also turned many heads.

During an interview last week when the blockbuster hit the big screen, Irons was quite candid about his stance in the abortion debate.

“I think the Church is right to say [abortion is] a sin,” Irons told The Guardian. “Abortion harms a woman.”

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