Archive for "Legislation"

Most Important Pro-Life Day of the year

Alabama House designates “Pro-life Day” for March 16, 2017 Next week on Thursday, March 16, 2017 there will a special opportunity for the pro-life community in Alabama. We need your help! March 16 this year has been designated as “Pro-Life Day” by the Alabama House of Representatives. This is a special opportunity.  Important pro-life legislation […]

Filed Under Abortion, Alabama House, Alabama Senate, Alerts, Legislation, Sanctity of Life

Problems with Governor Bentley’s Alabama Prison Transformation Act

Problems with the Governors $800MM plan: ·        It does not follow the Competitive Bid Law; authorizes No Bid Contracts. O The competitive bid law is in place to protect taxpayers’ dollars and protect against coercion and collusion.  Competitively bidding all public works projects is the law in Alabama and it provides the best price with the […]

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Eagle Forum Of Alabama Strongly Supports Bill To Ban Assisted Suicide In Alabama

Contact your State Senator and State Representative now.  Tell them you support the Assisted Suicide Ban Act HB96 (Rep. Mack Butler) and its companion bill SB198 (Sen. Phil Williams).  House Information: (334) 242-7600  –  Senate Information: (334) 242-7800, to voice your concerns with your legislators NOW! Ask them to pass this legislation to insure that […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alabama Senate, Alerts, Featured, Legislation, Sanctity of Life

Conservatives Rally Against Data Collection Bills from the Alabama Political Reporter

By Brandon Moseley The legislature has returned for another session and some GOP legislators are once again pushing a longitudinal data collection scheme. Once again the primary opponents of this grand scheme are fellow Republicans. On Thursday, February 23 Alabama Eagle Forum led a conservative rally in opposition to the longitudinal data bills, House Bill […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alabama Senate, Education, Featured, Legislation, Media, Privacy, Technology

Alabama Workforce-Data Bills Threaten Student, Family Privacy

What with manipulation of currency and theft of jobs, China is held in fairly low repute, especially down South. But some Alabama legislators seem enamored of at least one part of the Chinese system – the one that compiles enormous amounts of data on citizens, beginning when they’re toddlers and continuing through their careers, and […]

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Eagle Forum of Alabama Executive Director, Deborah Love’s recently published article addresses creation of State Longitudinal Data System

By Deborah Love, executive director of Eagle Forum of Alabama, she also was appointed to and served on the Alabama ESSA Implementation Committee on Data Collection and Early Learning sub-committees http://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2017/02/how_much_is_your_childs_privac.html Justice Brandeis wrote, “the right to privacy is the right to be left alone.” Privacy is an essential aspect of a free society. Yet […]

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How Much is Your Child’s Data Worth?

Rep. Terri Collins has introduced HB97, the State Longitudinal Database bill (companion bill is SB153).  The Alabama Department of Labor has promised the bill does not allow for collection of private and personal student information, but the bill itself contradicts the department.  It  describes, “security clearance requirements for individuals with access to personally identifiable information.” […]

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Pro-Life Bills Pass Out of House Health Committee

Great news!  All three of the pro-life bills that Eagle Forum of Alabama is promoting were reported out of the House Health Committee on Feb. 8th, after public hearings on all of them. HB24 – Adoption by Rep. Rich Wingo (334) 242-7681 This bill would establish the Alabama Child Placing Agency Inclusion Act.  It would […]

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“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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