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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


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

Era Dies Another Death In The Illinois House As They Adjourn For The Session12/9/2014

HJRCA 7, Equal Rights Amendment is effectively dead! The Illinois House adjourned sine die and will reconvene on the opening day of the 2015 Legislative session on January 14. This means ERA has been turned back 14 times in Illinois and is effectively dead. The Equal Rights Amendment will have to start over from square […]  READ MORE

Merry Christmas From CWA of Illinois!12/6/2014

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Miracles in American History Event a Great Success12/6/2014

On November 1, at our Miracles in American History event, nationally known speaker, publisher, and best-selling author, William Federer presented riveting accounts of God’s intervention throughout the course of American History. Those in attendance were amazed to learn many little known facts about events they learned in school! Many recommended an encore presentation for area […]  READ MORE


Homosexuals and transgenders are aggressively pushing for genderless equality, and progressive courts and the education system are helping them achieve it. On December 4, Minnesota’s State High School League plans to install an athletic policy granting transgender students the choice to play on either boys’ or girls’ teams. The result would be no accounting for […]  READ MORE

STOP ERA in Illinois ONCE AND FOR ALL!12/1/2014

Voice You Opposition in Springfield on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 With a 39-11 vote, the Illinois Senate voted to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) during the 2014 Spring Illinois Legislative Session. If ratified in the Illinois House, Illinois will become the 36th state to ratify the ERA. The Illinois House will address ERA during […]  READ MORE

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