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New Panama City, FL Eagle Forum Chapter

Announcement: Sharman Ramsey is a Dothan native and President of the newly formed Panama City, Florida Eagle Forum Chapter. See her below with Eunie Smith (Eagle Forum National President and President of Eagle Forum of Alabama) and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

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Comprehensive Analysis of the Consolidated ESSA State Plan and Recommendations for Alabama

August 17, 2017 Eagle Forum of Alabama has conducted an extensive review on ESSA and the Consolidated State ESSA Plan (“The Plan”) for Alabama. Eagle Forum of Alabama has reviewed committee reports from the strategic planning committees formed by Superintendent Sentance and the Alabama Ascending Plan and has studied the ESSA Implementation documents and report […]

Filed Under Alerts, Common Core, Education, ESSA, Featured

Eagle Forum of Alabama Press Release on Alabama’s Child Care Laws

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Deborah Love, Executive Director (205) 879-7096 Eagle Forum joins all Alabamians in offering our prayers and deepest sympathy to the family and friends of the adorable five-year-old boy who authorities report died while in the care of an employee at Community Nursery and Preschool Academy in West Mobile. The fact that […]

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

Contact State School Board for Replace Common Core Resolution

At its Work Session August 10, the State School Board heard a presentation by Supt. Sentance that was prompted by a resolution he offered to the Board to rescind common core.  That presentation and the subsequent discussion can be viewed here beginning at 1:06.  Visuals can be found here: Although the resolution provides for a vote […]

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Urgent Action Needed on Daily Fantasy Sports Bill

On Tuesday, the House passed HB354 (the Daily Fantasy Sports Bill). “In states that sponsor commercial gambling, all taxpayers-including the non-gamblers– end up paying higher taxes for less services and their states end up with worse budget problems over the long term. Allowing states to sponsor online fantasy sports gambling will deepen these financial problems, […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alerts, Featured, Gambling, Legislation

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 […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alabama Senate, Alerts, Featured, Governor, Marriage

Statement of Eunie Smith on Passing of Phyllis Schlafly

Eagle Forum First Vice President Reflects on the Life and Legacy of one of America’s Great Conservative Leaders   Today Phyllis Schlafly has gone home to be with her Lord after a long illness.  America has lost a great stateswoman, and we at Eagle Forum and among the conservative movement have lost a beloved friend […]

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