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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

Join CWA of Illinois in the Fight Against Legalizing Marijuana2/24/2015

SB 735, Cannabis Possession Adults bill, would make Illinois the fifth state to legalize marijuana. SB 735 was introduced in the State Senate by Michael Noland (D-22) making it the second marijuana bill to be introduced into our legislature. Click here to read SB 753 and check statues. If passed, the Cannabis-Possession Adults bill would: […]  READ MORE

GOOD TURNOUT FOR CWA OF ILLINOIS APPLEBEES SHORT STACKS FOR A TALL CAUSE FUNDRAISER2/24/2015

Hungry attendees turned out in frigid weather to support CWA of Illinois’ Applebees “Short Stacks for a Tall Cause” Fundraiser, on Saturday, February 21, 2015, in Freeport. CWA of Illinois members and their families manned tables and assisted in the kitchen to serve what seemed like an unlimited supply of pancakes and bacon. “We are […]  READ MORE

Illinois House to Vote on Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana2/23/2015

The Cannabis Penalties Bill, HB 218, would replace criminal penalties with a $100 fine. Opening hearings on HB 218 in the House Restorative Justice Committee began on February 20 and will reconvene on February 26, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. in the Capitol Building Room 122B. If passed the bill would eliminate the possibility of arrest […]  READ MORE

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