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

April 11, 2017

Pro-life optimism sweeping across nation

Pro-life optimism sweeping across nation
"We've got members of Congress who are going to do everything they can to pass pro-life legislation," National Right to Life president Carol Tobias explains. "There's just a lot of optimism – so I expect [our upcoming] convention to be filled with excitement and energy and people wanting to find out what they can do in their communities."

Tobias is referring to the National Right to Life Committee's convention set for June 29-July 1, 2017, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The theme for this year's convention is "Keeping Tomorrow Alive." Workshops at the gathering will address a number of topics, ranging from the link between abortion and breast cancer to the dangerous campaign for do-it-yourself abortions.

Speakers lined up for general sessions include author and columnist Ben Shapiro; Ann McElhinney, co-author of "Gosnell: The Untold Story of America's Most Prolific Serial Killer"; and Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life.

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