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South Dakota State Director Comments on the Passage of the Pain-Capable Child Protection Act5/26/2015

“For You created my inmost being; You knit me together in my mother’s womb.” Psalm 139:13 The Pain-Capable Child Protection Act recently passed in the U.S. House. Click here to read my letter to the editor regarding this life-saving legislation as published in the Sioux Falls Argus Leader.  READ MORE

Your Action Required On South Dakota Transgender Policy5/18/2015

“The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.”  — American Patriot, Patrick Henry The South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA) has adopted a transgender policy that we find highly objectionable. We worked with the legislature to pass a bill that would have voided that policy. […]  READ MORE

Testimony Before the South Dakota High School Activities Association4/29/2015

On behalf of CWA of South Dakota State Director Linda Schauer requested they repeal their Transgender Policy.  READ MORE

Update on the South Dakota High School Activities Association’s Transgender Policy4/28/2015

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it on to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children’s children what it was […]  READ MORE

The Bitter Irony of the Day of Silence4/10/2015

What if I told you that pro-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) activists are working tirelessly to infiltrate schools and influence children across the country? What if I said activists were taunting and bullying kids in public school and shaming them regarding their religious beliefs that favor traditional marriage?  READ MORE

CWA of South Dakota Spring Newsletter Now Available!4/7/2015

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Silence the Day of Silence in South Dakota4/7/2015

The Day of Silence, organized and promoted by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), takes place this year on Friday, April 17. The Day of Silence is the king of all the numerous homosexuality-affirming activities that take place in public schools. It started in one university and then, like a cancer, metastasized to […]  READ MORE

CWA of South Dakota Reports in From the State Capitol on the Last Day of the Legislative Session3/13/2015

Except for veto day on March 30, today is the final day of the legislative session. We are disappointed that we could not pass the bills to repeal the South Dakota High School Activities Association’s (SDHSAA) transgender policy. As we were lobbying the senators and representatives face-to-face, we are thankful that you were lobbying, also, […]  READ MORE

CWA of South Dakota Recommends Sioux Empire Christian Home Educators Conference May 1 – 23/10/2015

Sioux Empire Christian Home Educators (SECHE) are holding a conference that you don’t want to miss. Inspiring speakers, workshops and more. CWA of South Dakota will have an exhibit table at the conference. Stop by and say hello! Click here for more information on the SECHE Conference, “Seeking Knowledge, Gaining Wisdom”.  READ MORE

URGENT: Take Action Today to Oppose South Dakota Transgender Bill3/10/2015

HB1195 is an act to declare void the transgender policy of the South Dakota High School Activities Association and to establish a determinant in identifying a student’s sexual identity for the purpose of participation in high school athletics. HB1195 would set the student’s sexual identity as the sex noted on the student’s birth certificate. Yesterday […]  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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