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Action Alert: Illinois House Approves Conversion Therapy Prohibition Act – It Now Moves to the Senate5/21/2015

HB Bill 217 moves to the Senate. Please ACT NOW! In a major setback for children’s mental health, parental rights and religious liberty, the Conversion Therapy Prohibition Act, HB 217, passed the Illinois House with a 68 to 43 vote and moves to the Illinois Senate. This bill will ban reparative therapy for children who […]  READ MORE

CWA of Illinois Supports the National Day of Prayer This Thursday, May 7, 20155/4/2015

The 64rd annual National Day of Prayer (NDP) is Thursday, May 7, 2015 – a day set aside by Congress in 1988 for citizens to take time out from their daily schedules to pray for their communities, their nation, and their leaders. Dr. Jack Graham, 2015 National Day of Prayer Honorary Chairman, wrote a special […]  READ MORE

Illinois Healthcare Personnel in Jeopardy of Losing Right to Refuse to Perform Abortions4/29/2015

The Health Care Right of Conscience Act, SB 1564, was amended and passed last week in the State Senate 34 to 19. These amendments, in essence, gutted the original intent of the bill – protection for medical personnel with moral conscience. SB 1564 must be stopped in the House! If passed by the House, it […]  READ MORE

CWA of Illinois Holds First of Its “Issues in Focus” Series3/26/2015

  David Smith, Executive Director of Illinois Family Institute, kicked off the CWA of Illinois “Issues in Focus” series.  Attendees dined on Irish stew and chowder, Irish soda bread, fresh fruit, and assorted bar cookies at the March 17, 2015, St. Patrick’s Day gathering. Smith listed Biblical Scriptures that mandate Christians’ involvement in the political […]  READ MORE

May 7, 2015 – CWA of Illinois Encourages You to Save the Date for National Day of Prayer3/26/2015

This year’s theme: Lord, Hear Our Cry! “Hear the cry and the prayer that Your servant is praying in Your presence this day.” I Kings 8:28 CWA of Illinois supports the National Day of Prayer. The 64rd annual National Day of Prayer (NPA) is Thursday, May 7, 2015 – a day set aside by Congress […]  READ MORE

Silence the Day of Silence in Illinois3/26/2015

The Day of Silence, organized and promoted by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), takes place this year on Friday, April 17. The Day of Silence is the king of all the numerous homosexuality-affirming activities that take place in public schools. It started in one university and then, like a cancer, metastasized to […]  READ MORE

Marijuana a Lethal Legacy for Future Generations3/12/2015

Read State Director’s article on JournalStandard.com about two dangerous marijuana bills facing our state legislature.  READ MORE

U.N. Treaty Threatens the Rights of Illinois Parents3/10/2015

HR147 “Urges President Obama to submit the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child to the U.S. Senate for its advice and consent without delay, and further calls on the U.S. Senate to move swiftly to approve the Convention.” CWA of Illinois opposes HR147. The U.N. Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is a human rights […]  READ MORE

Immediate Action Needed to Stop Illinois Taxpayer Funded Abortions3/5/2015

The State Aid – Public Aid Abortions Bill, HB 4013, will remove restrictions on taxpayer funding of abortions. HB 4013 was filled by Rep. Sara Feigenholtz (D – District 12). The ban on taxpayer funding of abortion for state employees and Medicaid recipients has saved the lives of thousands of babies in Illinois since its […]  READ MORE

Immediate Action Needed to Stop Illinois Taxpayer Funded Abortions3/5/2015

The State Aid – Public Aid Abortions Bill, HB 4013, will remove restrictions on taxpayer funding of abortions. HB 4013 was filled by Rep. Sara Feigenholtz (D – District 12). The ban on taxpayer funding of abortion for state employees and Medicaid recipients has saved the lives of thousands of babies in Illinois since its […]  READ MORE

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