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Anti-Life Groups Pushing the Equal Rights Amendment on Illinois
By Monte Larrick   |   05.08.18
The Illinois Constitution already guarantees equal protection regardless of sex. But, that's not stopping Planned Parenthood and other anti-life organizations from trying to make Illinois the 37th state of the 38 needed to add the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Equal Rights Amendment Brings Inequality for the Unborn
By Monte Larrick   |   04.20.18
With an eye on the November elections, state lawmakers are reviving the Equal Rights Amendment, but a leading opponent warns that ratification will mean more abortions.
The Equal Rights Amendment and Abortion
By Kathy Valente   |   11.04.17
For those who weren’t politically active in the 70’s or never got around to learning the specifics about the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), here is a thumbnail sketch of the purpose and danger of the ERA. This proposed U.S. Constitutional...
10 Reasons to Reject the Equal Rights Amendment
By Kathy Valente   |   10.28.17
In an attempt to advance the “War on Woman” narrative, the pink-hat crowd wants to resurrect the 40-year battle to amend the U.S. Constitution and eliminate all sex distinctions. It is absolutely vital that we convince center-right lawmakers that this legislation requires a NO vote. State lawmakers will be back in Springfield for the veto session November 7-9, and it may come up for a vote during that time.
Women Look to Stop the Resurrection of the Equal Rights Amendment [VIDEO]
By Monte Larrick   |   05.23.17
The Equal Rights Amendment is once again before Illinois lawmakers, and if enacted is sure to launch a real war on women.
Hey Feminists! The U.S. Constitution Does Not NEED an Equal Rights Amendment
By Tami Jackson   |   03.27.17
What exactly is the meaning of feminism? It sounds innocuous enough, like something akin to feminine. Declaring a man masculine or woman feminine is a good thing, not a pejorative. That is unless you are an ardent, radical feminist. According...
Equal Rights Amendment: A War on Women
By Laurie Higgins   |   05.29.14
The hubris and dishonesty of “progressives” continue to astound. They proclaim through their sycophantic mouthpieces in the mainstream press that conservatives are waging war on women when in reality, it is “progressives” who pursue policies that hurt women and their...
Nine Reasons to Reject Equal Rights Amendment
By Kathy Valente   |   05.26.14
On May 22, 2014, the Illinois Senate voted 39 to 11 to pass SJRCA 75, the dangerous Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), in an effort to amend the U.S. Constitution to say: “Equality of rights under law shall not be denied...
Illinois Congressional Rep. Newman’s Dumb Plea for Equality Act
By Laurie Higgins   |   03.30.21
How can someone as foolish and manipulative as U.S. Representative Marie Newman get elected to Congress? Oh, yeah, she ran in Illinois, the land that once gave the nation Abe Lincoln but now saddles the nation with Dick Durbin, Tammy...
The Equality Act Will Lay Waste to This Already Divided House
By Laurie Higgins   |   02.22.21
As I have long argued, the greatest threat posed to our First Amendment assembly, speech, and religious free exercise protections comes from the homosexual community and the “trans” cult. Already state laws and judicial decisions have been eroding those protections,...
Victory For First Amendment Rights On Campus
09.28.20
The U.S. Department of Education recently announced a new rule that aims to protect the First Amendment rights of students, teachers, and student organizations at public colleges and universities.
Illinoisans’ Rights During the Pandemic
04.18.20
On March 9, 2020, Governor JB Pritzker declared every county in Illinois is a disaster area. The Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act (20 ILCS 3305/7) allows the Governor to proclaim a disaster exists, by which he can give himself authority under the Act to exercise certain emergency powers. The most noteworthy of the powers he has exercised is the power to control the movement of persons within a disaster area, and the power to control and restrict the use, sale, or distribution of goods and services.
Banning Christianity: U.S. House Passes Faux-Equality Act
By Laurie Higgins   |   05.17.19
The U.S. House of Representatives just passed the disastrous and dishonestly titled Equality Act that if passed into law will not merely gut First Amendment protections but effectively ban Christianity and any other religions that teach that homoerotic acts and cross-sex impersonation are immoral.This proposal (H.R. 5) passed Friday afternoon by a vote of 236 to 173 (with 23 not voting). The Illinois Congressional delegation voted along party lines.
Democrats Are Trying To Sneak A Feminist Amendment Into The Constitution, 36 Years Later
09.11.18
Proponents of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) want to create a constitutional Frankenstein by breathing life into its corpse some 36 years after its ratification was defeated, in large part thanks to Phyllis Schlafly and her Eagle Forum.

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