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CWA of Illinois Among 13 Pro-Life Organizations Confronting Senator Kirk10/27/2015

Picture posted with permission from Illinois Family Institute A group comprised of 13 Pro-Life Organizations called on U.S. Senator Mark Kirk to vote to end taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America on Thursday, September 7, 2015.  Their demands were met with resistance from the senator’s office. “Senator Kirk believes that access to contraception […]  READ MORE

Women Speak Out: Pro-Life Organizations to Rally Outside Senator Mark Kirk’s Chicago Office9/1/2015

Join CWA of Illinois and other Illinois pro-life leaders this coming Thursday, September 3, for a press conference outside of Sen. Mark Kirk’s Chicago office. Earlier this month, Sen. Kirk voted AGAINST defunding Planned Parenthood despite undercover evidence of America’s largest abortion provider harvesting and haggling over the body parts of aborted children. Sen. Kirk […]  READ MORE

Illinois House Files Resolution to Investigate State Planned Parenthood Clinics8/4/2015

Great News! Republican House members and one Downstate Democrat have filed resolution HR0671 to investigate Illinois’ Planned Parenthood clinics in Illinois. The resolution is the result of recent undercover videos containing Colorado and California Planned Parenthood official’s conversations about the selling of aborted baby organs and tissue and your unrelenting pressure on our Illinois legislators. View […]  READ MORE

Illinois Senators Vote “NO” to Stop Planned Parenthood Funding8/4/2015

Yesterday afternoon the Senate rejected S. 1881 to defund Planned Parenthood and make $500 million in federal funds available to other women’s health sources. Senate Bill 1881 failed to get the 60 votes required to have debate closed and a vote on the proposed legislation granted, with the results largely falling along party lines. Illinois […]  READ MORE

Urgent: Tell Sen. Mark Kirk and Sen. Dick Durbin to Vote YES on S.1881 to Stop Planned Parenthood Funding7/31/2015

The nation’s largest abortion business, Planned Parenthood, currently receives federal funding: over one-half billion taxpayer dollars per year. Planned Parenthood has a sordid history that includes aiding and abetting sex traffickers, giving sexual bondage instructions to children, sex-selection abortions, blatant racism, failure to report the molestation and rape of minors and more.  View videos. BUT […]  READ MORE

CWA of Illinois SPEAKS OUT Against the Selling of Baby Body Parts7/23/2015

It is a federal felony to traffic human body parts! Two shocking videos released recently uncovered two Planned Parenthood senior employees describing how selling body parts of aborted children is part of the Planned Parenthood business plan! View first video.  View second video. More disturbing videos are expected to be released soon. Penny Nance, Concerned Women […]  READ MORE

CWA is #AmericaProud7/2/2015

View this video and participate this month in celebrating why America is go great.  READ MORE

CWA of Illinois Holds Second of Its “Issues in Focus” Series – Why Christians Should Support Israel6/29/2015

Tony & Laura Invergo, Illinois representatives for Bridges for Peace, addressed “Why Christians Should Support Israel” at the 2nd CWA of Illinois “Issues in Focus” series. Attendees dined on Matzo Ball Soup, challah bread, fresh fruit, and Israeli honey cookies at the June 16 gathering. Laura Invergo traced the Biblical history of Abraham and the […]  READ MORE

Action Alert: Your Prayers and Actions Are Still Needed for the Illinois Legislature and Governor6/26/2015

The work of the Illinois House and Senate officially ended on May 31. However, due to an unresolved budget, lawmakers will be returning to Springfield on June 30 for an overtime session. Your prayers are needed as they continue to govern our great state. There are two harmful pieces of legislation that continue to need […]  READ MORE

Action Alert: Ask Governor Rauner to Veto the Therapy Prohibition Act6/1/2015

Please act on this today! The Conversion Therapy Prohibition Act, HB 217, passed out of the Illinois Senate by a vote of 34-19-1 and moves on to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office. This bill will ban reparative therapy for children who suffer from unwanted same-sex attraction disorder. It will be illegal for traditional family value therapists […]  READ MORE

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