“Could the new state school superintendent help repeal Common Core?” by J. Pepper Bryars on al.com

“Could the new state school superintendent help repeal Common Core?” 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 mail@jpepperbryars.com. Alabama’s conservative State Legislature should have severed our connection to Common Core years ago, but thanks to a rather muddled opposition effort and lack of responsiveness from our lawmakers, the disastrous scheme not […]

Filed Under Common Core, Education

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

“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

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” […]

Filed Under Alabama House, Alabama Senate, Alerts, Gambling, Legislation, Spending

Contact your Senators! Tell them to vote NO on gambling

Contact your Senators! Tell them to vote NO on gambling

Please continue conveying to your Alabama legislators your adamant opposition to expanding gambling. Today, two pro-gambling bills were voted out of the Senate Tourism Committee and will advance to the full Senate.  They are SB3, the Governor’s pure lottery bill and SB11, Senator McClendon’s bill that allows electronic video lottery terminals at the four dog […]

Filed Under Alerts, Gambling, Legislation

Open Letter to Alabama State Board of Education

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!

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?

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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Remembering Frances Wideman

Remembering Frances Wideman

Frances Wideman, long-time member and leader of Eagle Forum of Alabama, went home to be with the Lord on June 1, 2016.  She was a dedicated wife and mother, true conservative warrior and lived her life for the glory of God.  As Eunie Smith, President of Eagle Forum of Alabama stated in this article from […]

Filed Under Conservatism, Featured

Eagle Forum of Alabama President Eunie Smith awarded the “Dan Ireland Salt and Light Award”

Eagle Forum of Alabama President Eunie Smith awarded the “Dan Ireland Salt and Light Award”

Congratulations to Eunie Smith on being awarded the 2016 Alabama Citizens Action Program (ALCAP) “Dan Ireland Salt and Light Award” for her many years of selfless volunteer work for God, Family and Country/Alabama.   ALCAP Executive Director Joe Godfrey cited many of Eunie’s diverse accomplishments including her having been elected by the Southern Baptist Convention to […]

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Crisis In American Democracy

Crisis In American Democracy

Dear Eagle Friends, It is entirely appropriate that the short “Crisis in American Democracy” commentary below by Dr. Albert Mohler has come out today on the National Day of Prayer. Please join in prayer for our nation: “If my people, who are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, […]

Filed Under Alerts, Election