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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

CWA of Illinois Supports Illinois Call to Prayer Day2/13/2015

Members of CWA of Illinois attended the Illinois Call to Prayer Day hosted by the Illinois Legislative Prayer Caucus at the Illinois Capitol Rotunda on February 5, 2015.  The Illinois Legislative Prayer Caucus is a bi-partisan group of state legislators united to defend America’s right to trust in God.  Legislators signed a Call to Prayer […]  READ MORE

Speak Out Against Illinois Bill That Would Ban Gender Counseling to Minors2/5/2015

Illinois House Bill 217 Conversion Therapy Prohibition Act Would Ban Gender Counseling to Minors The Conversion Therapy Prohibition Act, HB 217, has been reintroduced into Illinois House. This bill would prohibit “any practices or treatments that seek to change an individual’s sexual orientation, as defined by (o-1) of Section 1-103 of the Illinois Human Rights […]  READ MORE

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