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

September 5, 2017

Federal judge blocks dismemberment abortion ban in Texas

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Federal District Judge Lee Yeakel issued a temporary restraining order against enforcement of the newly passed Senate Bill 8, dubbed the Pro-Life Dismemberment Abortion Ban, which criminalizes killing a preborn child by pulling him or her apart limb by limb in the womb.

Abortion businesses Planned Parenthood and Whole Woman's Health sued for a preliminary injunction against the pro-life ban, which was to go into effect September 1.  The abortion conglomerate argued that banning the dismemberment procedure places an "undue burden" on women seeking second trimester abortions.

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