Illinois Senate passed the Equal Rights Amendment


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

January 13, 2017

'Sanctity Sunday' adds another cause to life issue

Sanctity of Human Life Sunday
Sanctity of Human Life Sunday is coming this weekend, when churches are asked to focus on two issues of the life movement.

Life Matters Worldwide is the primary sponsor for the annual event, and LMW president Tom Lothamer says it's a call for the church to pray to end the termination of preborn babies, estimated to be 60 million since abortion was legalized in 1973.

"Some churches unfortunately don't even bring it up but many, many churches do," he says. "And it's through a message, maybe special music, a special testimony - that kind of thing - where they really want to highlight the sanctity of human life as children in the womb are image bearers of God."

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