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Female Genital Mutilation: Honor Violence In the Name of Virtue5/10/2015

Two weeks ago, I had no idea what the letters “FGM” stood for. I may be wrong, but my guess is that many of you who are reading this are unfamiliar with that acronym as well. As an employee at the nation’s largest public policy women’s organization, I’ve heard my colleagues engaging in this discussion  READ MORE

Passing Tests, Failing Life5/8/2015

Recently, a bold teacher in North Carolina publicly expressed her frustration with the Common Core system and published her Common Core manifesto. After 23 years of teaching, she had had enough of the bureaucracy, so she left her job. My mom, a teacher in public schools for 35 years, shares many of the same feelings. […]  READ MORE

CWALAC Celebrates Upcoming Vote on Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act5/8/2015

Washington, D.C.– On behalf of our 500,000 members nationwide, Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC) wishes to express our support for the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36). Penny Nance, CWALAC’s CEO and President, said: “The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act is one of the most crucial pieces of pro-life legislation since […]  READ MORE

Women Still Not ‘SAFER’ From Sexual Assault, Rape5/8/2015

Rape. As a mother about to send her only daughter off to college, this is one of my biggest fears, and it is something we all hope that our loved ones will never face. The statistics, however, are startling. According to the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network, there are approximately 293,066  READ MORE

The Evolution of Ma’am5/7/2015

What do you call a man in a dress? “Freshman,” if you’re going to the all-women’s Smith College this fall. The college is changing its policy on transgendered women. (For the uninitiated, that’s men in skirts — never, ever to be confused with men in kilts. *cough, cough!*)  READ MORE

Concerned Women for America and the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews to Host Religious Persecution Panel5/1/2015

Washington, D.C. – Concerned Women for America and the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews would like to announce their upcoming panel discussion on religious persecution in the Middle East.  READ MORE

Statement of Mario Diaz, Esq., Regarding Obergefell v. Hodges4/28/2015

Statement of Mario Diaz, Esq. Legal Counsel, Concerned Women for America Obergefell v. Hodges  READ MORE

Statement of Penny Nance Regarding Obergefell v. Hodges4/28/2015

Statement of Penny Nance CEO and President of Concerned Women for America Delivered on April 28, 2015, on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on the occasion of oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges  READ MORE

Will the Supreme Court Open the Door to the Criminalization of Christianity?4/27/2015

The question before the U.S. Supreme Court tomorrow in Obergefell v. Hodges, dealing with the highly-anticipated same-sex “marriage” challenges, is very simple: Does the U.S. Constitution require same-sex “marriage” in every state in the nation? No one can answer that question in the affirmative with a straight face.  READ MORE

In Marriage Cases, the Constitution Should Rule4/22/2015

During a recent Heritage Foundation panel discussion, Ryan Anderson, Ph.D., and Gene Schaerr, J.D., shared their arguments regarding the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) lacking the Constitutional authority to redefine marriage and force same-sex “marriage” on the entire nation.  READ MORE

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