Tag Archives: Selective Service

Strict Scrutiny and the ERA – A Bad Combination for Women

On the surface, the Equal Rights Amendment seems quite innocent. The main text states, “Equality of rights under the law shall not be abridged or denied by the United States or any state on account of sex.”
Posted in Federal, Illinois Politics, Sanctity of Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Strict Scrutiny and the ERA – A Bad Combination for Women

IFI Update: ERA Passes Illinois Senate

In a stunning display of ignorance, the Illinois State Senate just voted 43-12 in favor of the resolution to adopt the Equal Rights Amendment. What makes this vote even more enraging is that Republicans Pam Althoff (R-Crystal Lake), Jason Barickman (R-Pontiac), John Curran (R-Lemont), Mike Connelly (R-Wheaton), Karen McConnaughay (R-West Dundee), Chris Nybo (R-Hinsdale), Sue Rezin (R-Morris), and Tom Rooney (R-Palatine) voted with Democrats on this partisan resolution. (Updated at 7:30 pm)

According to Illinois Review, McConnaughay made this remarkably foolish and dishonest statement in defense of her traitorous vote:

The intention of the Illinois Senate Women’s Caucus is

Posted in How Did They Vote, Illinois Politics, Sanctity of Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on IFI Update: ERA Passes Illinois Senate

U.S. Senate Approves Defense Bill to Require Selective Service for Women

According to an Associated Press report, the U.S. Senate voted to approve a $602 billion defense bill which also mandates that our daughters register for Selective Service and a possible future draft.  This gender blind, biologically indifferent proposal was sponsored by U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ), who also happens to chair the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee.

Both Illinois U.S. Senators, Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk, voted in favor of this irresponsible legislation.  The over all vote was 85 in favor, just 13 opposed.  U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) also voted for this atrocity.

U.S. Senator Ted

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on U.S. Senate Approves Defense Bill to Require Selective Service for Women

The Collapse of Gender Sanity

Physiology doesn’t lie: Women are less effective than men at meeting military objectives, and far more likely to be injured in combat. Let’s stop denying reality in a misguided effort toward “equality” and agree that women should not be drafted to combat roles.
Posted in Federal, Marriage/Family/Culture | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Collapse of Gender Sanity