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

June 30, 2016

Pro-abortion Non-Governmental Organizations Request UN to Mark International Safe Abortion Day

Pro-abortion NGOs are petitioning UN officials to mark September 28 as International Safe Abortion Day. The day has been used by pro-abortion activists to protest pro-life laws and stage events promoting abortion since 1990 but now the NGOs are seeking official recognition to aid their agenda.

A letter will be sent on July 4 to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and to the heads of UN agencies stating, “We, the undersigned, are writing to support the proposal of the International Campaign for Women’s Right to Safe Abortion that you declare 28 September, International Safe Abortion Day, an official international UN Day.”

The letter cites calls by select treaty monitoring bodies, notorious for distorting treaties and instructing countries to overturn pro-life laws, as a reason for officially recognizing a day for abortion

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