Archive for "Alabama Senate"

HB277 is About Satisfying Federal Grants, Not Safety

Please contact your Senator NOW and ask that they vote NO on HB277.  You may reach your Senator at (334) 242-7800.  New information has come to our attention this week.  Please see below. Eagle Forum of Alabama has received new information this week regarding HB277. We ask for you to oppose HB277 as it seriously threatens religious liberty […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alabama Senate, Alerts, Legislation, Regulations

Better Policy Alternatives Available Than Fiscally Irresponsible SB302 and HB487

Eagle Forum of Alabama finds that SB302 and HB487 are bad policy and will not properly address important public policy issues within Alabama’s prisons and infrastructure. In the last two weeks of the Alabama legislative session, there are two bills that will have profound and lasting effects on the pocketbooks of Alabama taxpayers. The gas […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alabama Senate, Alerts, Budget, Featured, Legislation

Urgent: act ASAP to move Common Core Repeal Bill to Senate Floor

Urgent:  act ASAP to move Common Core Repeal Bill to Senate Floor The bill to Repeal and Replace Common Core SB415 (Sen. Harri Anne Smith) passed the Senate Education Committee today with a 4-1 vote.  (YES: Sen. Brewbaker, Bussman, McLendon, Pittman.  NO: Sen. Figures) SB415 will replace common core (cc) standards (aka Alabama College and […]

Filed Under Alabama Senate, Alerts, Common Core, Education, Featured, Legislation

Talking Points for Common Core Repeal Bill

Filed Under Alabama Senate, Common Core, Education, Featured, Legislation

Imperative immediate call to Gov. Ivey

Please contact Governor Ivey ASAP and ask her to protect the freedom of religion in Alabama, her churches and their members. Ask her to sign The Child Placing Agency Inclusion Act (HB24/SB145) without any executive amendment and without delay!  To contact the Governor’s office, call: 1-334-242-7100 AND email by going to: governor.Alabama.gov/contact. This act protects […]

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Oppose HB277/SB236 State Overreach into Church Ministries

State Overreach Into AL Church Ministries: Oppose HB277/SB236 On Thursday April 20, 2017, Representative Warren will offer her substitute version of HB277 – a version that we CANNOT support. The substitute does three things: 1.     Licenses all faith-based childcares that participate in the government child subsidy program 2.     “Grandfathers” all current faith-based preschools (not childcare […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alabama Senate, Alerts, Legislation, Regulations

Ask Your Legislators to Stop Trojan Horse SJR 87 (copy 05)

Urgent:  Please contact your Senator and House member to stop SJR 87 RE: SJR 87 asking for term limits via Constitutional Convention In recognition of the fact that an Article V Convention Of States is not a solution, but rather a Trojan Horse, both Maryland and Nevada rescinded all previous calls for a Con Con […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alabama Senate, Alerts, Constitution, Legislation

“A Lottery will make the poor pay their ‘fair share'” by J. Pepper Bryars on al.com

J. Pepper Bryars, who grew up in Mobile and lives in Huntsville, is a conservative columnist for AL.com. Contact him at www.jpepperbryars.com. We often hear that the rich should be made to pay their “fair share,” but the top 20% of earners are already paying about 84% of our nation’s income taxes. Some say that’s […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alabama Senate, Economic Policy, Gambling, Legislation

Lottery = full fledged casinos across Alabama

APPEAL TO ALABAMA LEGISLATORS Legal experts are now warning legislators that the current lottery bill is a Double Trojan Horse.  It would (1) give Indians the right to demand a compact from the Governor to set up full-fledged, Las Vegas style casinos in multiple locations around the state and (2) the bill’s loose definition of “lottery” […]

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URGENT ACTION NEEDED! We Cannot Wait Another Day!

WE CANNOT WAIT ANOTHER DAY! Please call your state representative and your state senator today, and ask them NOT to vote for a lottery.  Joe Godfrey, Executive Director of ALCAP, has issued an alert that we think needs to passed along to you immediately, as time is of the essence. According to a Montgomery Advertiser […]

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