Illinois Senate passed the Equal Rights Amendment

ERA PASSED THE ILLINOIS SENATE

On April 11, 2018 the Illinois Senate passed the Equal Rights Amendment as Senate Joint Resolution Constitution Amendment 4 (SJRCA4). The fight now goes to the House.

Eight Republican Senators voted for the ERA. Pro-life Illinoisans deserve political leaders who will clearly commit to the protection of innocent unborn children, and who will follow through on that commitment.

While we are disappointed with all 43 Senators who voted for abortion, we are gravely disturbed by those who solicited pro-life support and presented themselves as pro-life but voted for the ERA. Their vote was a vote in opposition to life and will not be ignored. The Illinois Federation for Right to Life PAC, Illinois Citizens for Life PAC, Illinois Family Action PAC, Illinois Family PAC, and Lake County Life PAC will not endorse or support any legislator that casts a vote for such a sweeping pro-abortion piece of legislation as the ERA. Click here for more

June 15, 2016

Illinois breaks its own law protecting religious freedom

Sandra Mendoza was a nurse in Rockford, Illinois, in Winnebago County's Health Department where she served in the pediatric clinic and also in a children's home in Rockford. Noel Sterett, an attorney with the Chicago-based law firm Mauck & Baker, tells OneNewsNow a change came about that forced Mendoza out of her job.

“A new public health administrator was hired by the Health Department, and Mendoza was informed that as a result of the mergence of the Women's Health Clinic and Pediatric Clinic she was going to have to be involved in the provision of abortion referrals and abortifacients,” Sterett explains. “And according to her beliefs, both religious and moral conscientious objections, she couldn't participate.”

Mendoza was then informed she would have to take a job as a temporary food inspector and then was forced out of her job for standing for life and for her convictions, the attorney explains.

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