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Fourteen Illinois Congressmen Vote to Ratify Obama’s Transgender Executive Order5/27/2016

Bad news: Wednesday night in the nation’s capital, 43 Republicans helped pass an amendment to the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill (H.R. 5055) offered by Rep. Sean Maloney (D-New York) which codified Obama’s transgender Executive Order (13672) seeking to trample religious liberty and force anyone involved in business to affirm the transgender lifestyle. Additional bad […]  READ MORE

Immediate Action is Needed to Stop Two Bad Pieces of Legislation in Illinois!5/26/2016

#1 SR1752 for Unisex Bathrooms Awaits Vote in Illinois Senate SR1752, a non-binding Senate Resolution condemning the General Assemblies of North Carolina and Mississippi in regard to upholding the usage of men and women’s multi-use bathrooms according to biological sex, passed out of the Human Services Committee yesterday and is awaiting a vote in the […]  READ MORE

Resolution Endangering Women and Girls Set to Be Voted on in Illinois Senate Committee TODAY!5/24/2016

Please take action right now! A non-binding Senate Resolution condemning the General Assemblies of North Carolina and Mississippi in regard to men and women’s bathrooms has been introduced into the Illinois State Senate by Sen. Emil Jones, III (D-District 14), Daniel Biss (D- District 9), Iris Y. Martinez (D-District 20), Heather A. Steans (D-District 7), […]  READ MORE

Traditional Marriage Plank Prevails at the Illinois GOP Convention!5/24/2016

Great news! A super majority voted to keep the 2012 traditional marriage plank at the May 20-22, 2016, Illinois GOP Convention! A special “Thank you!” to all those who responded to our last e-alert concerning this issue. Delegates crowded the Illinois GOP Platform Committee Meeting as members debated whether the 2012 one-man, one-woman marriage plank […]  READ MORE

Illinois GOP Poised to Change the Definition of Marriage in the Illinois GOP Platform – TAKE ACTION TODAY!5/19/2016

Your response to this e-alert is needed TODAY! The Illinois GOP Convention is currently taking place and will conclude on Saturday.  With it has come the consideration of a revised state party platform. The Illinois Review reported that the committee tentatively plans to remove the one-man, one-woman marriage plank from the 2016 platform. This is […]  READ MORE

Transgender bathrooms in Illinois Public Schools?5/17/2016

NOT ON OUR WATCH! Demand Obama’s overreach be ignored! Demand that HB4474 – “The Bathroom Bill” receives a public hearing in the Illinois Fall Veto Session. On Friday, May 13, the Obama administration issued orders calling for all public schools and universities to permit transgender students to use restrooms and locker rooms corresponding to their gender […]  READ MORE

These Three Bad Illinois Abortion Bills Will Be Voted On Soon! Please Pray and Take Action Today.4/19/2016

“For You created my inmost being; You knit me together in my mother’s womb.” Psalm 139:13 SB 1564, Health Care Right of Conscience, that you stopped last year, is back.  As amended it would require pro-life physicians and hospitals as well as crisis pregnancy centers to discuss the “benefits” of abortion and refer the patient […]  READ MORE

These Three Bad Illinois Abortion Bills Will Be Voted On Soon! Please Pray and Take Action Today.4/19/2016

“For You created my inmost being; You knit me together in my mother’s womb.” Psalm 139:13 SB 1564, Health Care Right of Conscience, that you stopped last year, is back.  As amended it would require pro-life physicians and hospitals as well as crisis pregnancy centers to discuss the “benefits” of abortion and refer the patient […]  READ MORE

CWA of Illinois Supports the National Day of Prayer – Thursday, May 5, 20164/15/2016

The 65rd annual National Day of Prayer (NDP) is Thursday, May 5, 2016 – 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. Tony Evans, 2016 National Day of Prayer Honorary Chairman, wrote a special […]  READ MORE

Give the ERA a Knockout Punch in Illinois in 20164/15/2016

ERA – the Constitutional Amendment that is technically dead has been resuscitated for the 15th time in Illinois as SJRCA-24, U.S. Constitution Equal Rights Amendment.  A committee hearing is scheduled next Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. in the Illinois Senate.  Click here for more information. History of ERA for those who are too […]  READ MORE

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