On Wednesday evening, the Illinois House of Representatives voted 72 to 45 to ratify SJRCA 4, a completely unnecessary proposal to amend the U.S. Constitution to eradicate sex as a legitimate characteristic on which to base reasonable distinctions. Illinois House GOP Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) and ten House Republicans voted for the ERA, while five Democrats voted against this resolution.
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Tagged Allen Skillicorn, Ann Williams, Carol Ammons, Christian Mitchell, Christine Winger, Dan Brady, David Harris, Emmanuel Welch, Equal Rights Amendment, ERA, Jeanne Ives, Juliana Stratton, Kelly Cassidy, Laura Fine, Lou Lang, Mary Flowers, Pete Breen, Rita Mayfield, Stephanie Kifowit, Steve Andersson, Sue Scherer, Terry Bryant, Tom Morrison
IFI is working with other Illinois pro-life groups in advocating for an important pro-life bill sponsored by State Representative Barbara Wheeler (R-Crystal Lake). If passed, HB 2701 would require abortion providers to simply offer an ultrasound picture to women considering abortion. The choice of whether or not to view the ultrasound picture is still hers. Research has proven that between 80 and 90 percent of “abortion minded” women who see images of their unborn children choose life.
Take ACTION: Click HERE to send an email or a fax to your state representative to ask him/her to support HB 2701. Informed …
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Tagged Barbara Wheeler, Brandon Phelps, Daniel Beiser, David McSweeny, David Reis, Grant Wehrli, Jeanne Ives, Jerry Costello, Joe Sosnowski, Michael Unes, Patricia Bellock, Peter Breen, Ron Sandack, Sue Scherer, Terri Bryant, Ultasound