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Sex-Trafficking Basics – Harsh Reality and Hopeful Rescues5/13/2016

“It’s the oldest profession,” a sportsman said in a video we watched at a recent training sponsored by the National Center for Sexual Exploitation.  He was referring, of course, to prostitution, defending himself for having been recently caught buying sex.  No, our trainers told us, “It’s the world’s oldest abuse story.” How true.  I sat […]  READ MORE

Obama Administration Once Again Overstepped Taking Away Privacy with Gender Neutral School Bathrooms5/13/2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Obama administration will issue orders calling for all public schools to implement gender neutral bathrooms. Penny Nance, CEO and President of Concerned Women for America, said: “The Obama Administration once again overstepped legal boundaries by redefining the scope and reach of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and slapping the heavy hand of government […]  READ MORE

Millions of Dollars Against Grassley Going to Waste5/12/2016

Concerned Women for America of Iowa showed up in full force at Sen. Grassley’s (R-Iowa) recent town hall meetings in Taylor County, Ringgold County, and Decatur County, Iowa.  READ MORE

Reid Comments Hurt Garland5/11/2016

Washington, D.C. – The following quote can be attributed to Penny Nance, CEO & President of Concerned Women for America (CWA) in response to Sen. Harry Reid’s (D-Nevada) comments that Secretary Clinton should re-nominate Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court if she is elected president  READ MORE

Celebrating Moms Everywhere With a Story You Won’t Believe5/11/2016

We just celebrated Mother’s Day, and continue to celebrate mothers, children and families everywhere as we remember that May is National Foster Care Month. In this audio interview, Penny Nance, CEO and President of Concerned Women for America, talks to Angela Paxton, wife of pro-life, pro-family stalwart Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) of the great […]  READ MORE

Support for North Carolina Governor’s Lawsuit in Response to Department of Justice Overreach5/9/2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory filed suit against the Department of Justice after being ordered to drop the state’s “bathroom” law. Concerned Women for America CEO and President Penny Nance had this to say: “Concerned Women for America wholly supports Gov. McCrory’s lawsuit against the Department of Justice. DOJ’s actions are […]  READ MORE

Statement Regarding Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Target Stores5/6/2016

Concerned Women for America (CWA) applauds Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) for his recent letter to the CEO of Target calling on the company to detail its plans to protect women and children from potential danger as a result of their recent change to their restroom policy. Concerned Women for America has urged its […]  READ MORE

How To: Make Your Wedding more “Feminist-Friendly”5/4/2016

In an article titled, “5 Tips to Make Your Wedding More Feminist Friendly,” the author informs couples that wedding traditions are sexist and gives tips on how to avoid upsetting any feminist guests as they plan for the big day. However, with all the egg shells the author has the father, pastor, and groom walking […]  READ MORE

Iowa Grassroots Stands with Grassley on SCOTUS Stand5/3/2016

Des Moines, IA – Concerned Women for America (CWA) of Iowa, the state chapter of CWA, the largest public policy organization for women in the country, is proud to be joining Iowa Right to Life and Susan B. Anthony List later today to present thousands of petitions signed by our members, thanking Sen. Charles Grassley […]  READ MORE

Uncle Sam Needs to Keep His Hands Off of Our Daughters4/28/2016

The House Armed Services Committee voted Wednesday, April 27, on Amendment 224 to HR 4909, introduced by Congressman Duncan Hunter of California, to require women 18–26 to register for the Selective Service. This amendment would make these women available to be drafted into military combat. Penny Nance, CEO and President of Concerned Women for America, […]  READ MORE

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YWA is a student-oriented initiative that is geared toward high school and college campuses to bring active groups of young like-minded women together to promote conservative values to their schools and the nation.

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