Eagle Forum of Alabama in the News

Good Morning Britain Piers Morgan slams guest abortion

www.dailymail.co.uk, By Sasha Morris / Published 20th May 2019

Good Morning Britain presenters Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid spoke to Alabama resident Becky Gerritson to discuss the state’s change in abortion law on the show today.  More…

 
Good Morning Britain Piers Morgan Slams Pro-life Guest, Supports Death Penalty Not Abortion

www.digitalspy.com, By Catherine Earp
20/05/2019

The host clashed with a guest as they debated Alabama’s new abortion law.  More…

 
Piers Morgan’s fury at GMB guest over ‘medieval’ abortion laws

www.devonlive.com, by Jess Morcom, May 20, 2019

Good Morning Britain is never short of a good debate, and this morning’s was focused on the controversial recent new abortion laws in America.  More…

Politics and Moore – Shannon, David and Becky Gerritson (Executive Director – Eagle Forum of Alabama) discuss why the rape and incest amendments were dropped before the abortion bill was passed

NewsTalk WVNN “Politics and Moore”, May 18, 2019

AL creates firestorm but real target is Roe

Thursday, May 16, 2019
Charlie Butts, Billy Davis (OneNewsNow.com)

Everyone from feminist activists to Democratic presidential candidates are up in arms over a new pro-life measure in Alabama but a pro-life activist says it’s common sense that abortion takes a life.

“We have modern technology like the 4D ultrasound that shows us the baby in the womb moving and developing,” Eunie Smith, of Eagle Forum Alabama, tells OneNewsNow. More…

 
Heated public hearing held on controversial bingo bill in committee

Alabama Reporter, by Brandon Moseley, May 15, 2019

The Local Legislation Committee held a well-attended public hearing Tuesday on a local bill dealing with Greene County.
HB545 would clarify that electronic bingo is legal in Greene County and would establish a five-member gaming commission to regulate the electronic bingo business in Greene County.  More…

 
Ainsworth urges Alabama Senate to pass HB 314 without amendment

Yellowhammer News, By Sean Ross, May 12, 2019

Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth (R-AL) has released a video in support of HB 314, State Rep. Terri Collins’ (R-Decatur) abortion ban bill that is intended to directly challenge Roe v. Wade.  More…

 
Alabama Senate Committee Hosts a Hearing on Two Lottery Legalization Measures

Casino Games Pro, Harrison Young, 5th April 2019 10:13 am

Two proposals aimed at the legalization of a lottery in the state of Alabama were heard by a Senate Committee yesterday. A public hearing on the matter was held, with more than twenty people giving their opinions.  More…

 
Senate committee hears two lottery proposals

By Lydia Nusbaum | April 4, 2019 at 8:15 PM CDT – Updated April 4 at 9:08 PM

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) – A senate committee heard two proposals to legalize a lottery in the state Thursday morning.  More…

 
Tactics radio-Live stream and YouTube

Ep. 58- Playing the Odds, Streamed live on Apr 4, 2019

Becky Gerritson of Eagle Forum Alabama joins Caleb to discuss a new lottery bill in Alabama’s House.

 
Bozell Signs Letters Demanding Media, Social CEOs Abandon Hate-Filled, Anti-Christian, Anti-Conservative SPLC

By Craig Bannister | April 4, 2019 | 11:01 AM EDT

Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell has signed letters to social media CEOs and major media outlets, calling on them to abandon and denounce use of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) as an authority on “hate” and “extremist.”  More…

 
Dueling Lottery Bills Go Before Alabama Lawmakers

U.S. News & World Report, April 4, 2019, at 8:01 p.m.

By KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers have offered up dueling lottery proposals, highlighting old divisions about a state lottery and electronic gambling.  More…

 
Alabama Lawmakers File Bills to Legalize State Lottery, Sports Betting

April 04, 2019 By Steve Bittenbender

The Alabama Legislature has seen a flurry of activity regarding gambling legislation this week.

Thursday was a particularly busy day as a Senate committee heard testimony on two bills regarding a state lottery. In addition, a state representative filed his second bill in three days regarding sports betting.  More…

 
Alabama debates electing superintendents: ‘Dinosaur model’ or ‘taking away the voice of the people’

Posted Apr 30, 2019, By John Sharp | [email protected]

Alabama is one of two states that still elects some of its county superintendents at the ballot box in a practice eliminated earlier this year in Mississippi.  More…

 
67 organizations to media: Drop SPLC

www.wnd.com, 4/3/19

 
Becky Gerritson & Theresa Hubbard Press conference 4 29 2019 – EMP Press Conf
 
Matt Fridy’s Alabama Campus Free-Speech Act

National Review

By Stanley Kurtz
April 29, 2019 10:32 AM

 
Tactics radio-Live stream and YouTube

Streamed live on Apr 25, 2019, Ep. 71- We Need A Plan

Becky Gerritson of Eagle Forum Alabama joins the program to discuss bills on the lottery, concealed carry pistol permits, and human trafficking being considered in Alabama’s congress right now.

 
Momentum Shifts on Bill to Repeal Common Core

Posted 04-25-2019 by Sherrel Stewart.

When it comes to student achievement in math and reading, Alabama is near the bottom of the list. If you ask state Sen. Del Marsh, he’d blame Alabama’s poor performance on standards for teaching math and language arts in public schools.  More…

 
News Courier – Local GOP to host Tax Freedom Day

Adam Smith  Apr 20, 2019

If you’ve ever wondered how your tax dollars are spent or about what can be done to reduce government debt, you may be able to find answers at an upcoming event hosted by the Limestone County Republican Party.  More…

 
Tactics Radio – Live stream and Youtube

Streamed live on Apr 18, 2019

Ep 67- Learning What We Already Knew

 
An Alabama Lottery would not target the poor, but fearmongers do

By Amanda Walker Posted Apr 11, 2019

This is an opinion column.

Well, we can all relax now. The Senate is preparing to vote on a bill introduced that would prohibit Alabama counties and cities from banning plastic bags at grocery stores and the Styrofoam and plastic packaging at from your favorite drive-thru. The bill would also prevent any local governments from charging for such items.  More…

 
Tactics radio-Live stream and Youtube – AL Legislative update

Streamed live on Mar 21, 2019

Becky Gerritson from Eagle Forum Alabama calls in to discuss Alabama’s Common Core repeal, lottery bill, and newly passed gas tax.

 
Alabama governor sidelines new math standards over common core concerns    al.com

Updated Mar 3, 2019; Posted Mar 3, 2019
By Trisha Powell Crain | [email protected]
Alabama Superintendent Eric Mackey has postponed a planned March 14 state board of education vote on a new math course of study after Republican Gov. Kay Ivey asked him to do so. Read more…

 
Becky Gerritson, Tea Party leader, named executive director of Eagle Forum of Alabama

By Leada Gore | [email protected] , Jan. 10, 2019

Becky Gerritson, the high-profile leader of Wetumpka’s Tea Party, has been named the executive director of the Eagle Forum of Alabama.  More…

 
Eagle Forum of Alabama names Becky Gerritson Executive Director

www.altoday.com

By Elizabeth Patton on January 10, 2019

The Eagle Forum of Alabama has named a new executive director.
On Thursday, Eagle Forum of Alabama President Eunie Smith and Foundation President Jim Cooper announced Becky Gerritson announced Becky Gerritson will fill the vacancy left by Deborah Love, who was the past Executive Director through Sept. 2018.  More…

 
Prominent tea party activist named Alabama Eagle Forum executive director 

By Sean Ross, www.yellowhammernews.com, Jan. 10, 2019

On Thursday, Eagle Forum of Alabama President Eunie Smith and Foundation President Jim Cooper announced Becky Gerritson as the conservative organization’s new executive director.  More…

 

PODCAST: Politics and Moore – Shannon and Debra Love, Executive Director of Eagle Forum, discuss how they are involved in the issues in the state of Alabama – 8-25-18

 

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