Last Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on an amendment to the budget that defunded Planned Parenthood. That amendment passed by a vote of 240-185. The New York Daily News has a good recap: The amendment was part of a bill to cut $61 billion from hundreds of federal programs, which passed in the […]
Attorney General Luther Strange got a big win in the fight against gambling–he’s reached an agreement with the gaming equipment companies to pull their electronic bingo machines out of Alabama. Strange told the Birmingham News, “I hope this is the beginning of the end. I don’t know how the casino owners will react, but the […]
Great article by Matthew Spaulding over at Heritage on why constitutional amendment conventions are not necessary to fix our problems. Stemming from that analysis, and taking into consideration the circumstances under which we are now operating, we have come to the conclusion that an Article V convention is not the answer to our problems. The […]
Call and encourage House Republicans to fulfill their promise to cut $100 billion from the budget. Rep. Jim Jordan has offered an amendment to cull an additional $20 billion from the budget in order to achieve the full $100 billion in non-security cuts the Republicans promised in their Pledge to America. The House of Representatives […]
Alabama’s Attorney General Luther Strange submitted comments in response to a comprehensive review done by the National Indian Gaming Commission regarding standards and regulations of electronic bingo on tribal lands. Those comments can be found here: Letter to National Indian Gaming Commission. Strange had previously taken a strong stand against illegal gambling in a joint […]
This short video is a great explanation of President Obama’s proposed budget compared to the Republican’s proposed budget. Hint: Neither goes far enough….
We’ll be doing a lobbying workshop on Feb. 24 in Montgomery, AL. You can click here to register or call 205-879-7096 for more information.
Eagle Forum of South Dakota President Kitty Werthmann will be speaking at the Leaders For Liberty conference in Huntsville on Feb. 18,19 2011.
This is an outrage. It doesn’t matter whether you are pro-life or not, you should be furious that this is what your hard-earned tax dollars are paying for. De-funding Planned Parenthood should be at the top of the GOP agenda.
You would think the Obama administration might get the message, but they still plan to appeal the decision. This ruling was particularly significant because more than half of the states were plaintiffs in the matter. A federal judge in Florida struck down President Barack Obama’s landmark healthcare overhaul as unconstitutional on Monday in the biggest […]