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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 […]

Filed Under Alerts, Common Core, Education, Featured

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 […]

Filed Under Alerts, Conservatism, Featured, Phyllis Schlafly

Open Letter to Alabama State Board of Education

August 15, 2016 Open letter to Alabama State Board of Education Dear Friends, We congratulate you in your choice of Michael Sentance, JD, as our next superintendent.    Your determination to move Alabama from its current, uncharacteristic dead last position among all the other states was made apparent in your selection of a key player from […]

Filed Under Education, Featured

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 […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alabama Senate, Alerts, Economic Policy, Featured, Gambling, Governor, Legislation

Why is the First Amendment the greatest threat to terrorism?

Deborah Love, Executive Director Eagle Forum of Alabama In the wake of the terror attack this weekend in Orlando, our hearts go out to the families and friends who lost their loved ones. Our prayers and thoughts will continue to remain with those injured, as well as their family and friends. The facts show that […]

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