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Press releases go out to our national media list alerting reporters, producers, bookers, radio hosts, and local media of CWA’s response to news that is relevant to our core issues.

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To talk with a CWA Principal please contact CWA Communications Coordinator, Janae Stracke at 712-269-1724 or jstracke@cwfa.org.

Latest Press Releases and Statements

War is not a Social Experiment – Do Not Draft Our Daughters5/19/2016

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, the Senate will vote on the National Defense Authorization Act, which currently includes a provision to expand the Military Selective Service requirements to female citizens aged 18-26. Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) has offered an amendment, which would strike the provision which forces our young women to register with the Selective Service. […]  READ MORE

CEO and President Penny Young Nance Presented Honorary Doctorate5/19/2016

Lynchburg, Virginia – Concerned Women for America CEO and President Penny Young Nance was recently presented with an honorary doctorate degree at Liberty University’s 43rd Commencement. Nance is a graduate of Liberty University and is recognized as an authority on cultural, family, children, and conservative issues. She, together with Concerned Women for America, has been […]  READ MORE

Democrats’ “Mockery” SCOTUS Nomination Hearing5/18/2016

Washington, D.C. – The following quote can be attributed to Penny Nance, CEO & President of Concerned Women for America, on the news that Senate Democrats will hold a mock hearing on the nomination of Merrick Garland to the United States Supreme Court: “It’s sort of sad to see what Senate Democrats have been reduced […]  READ MORE

Unanimous Supreme Court to Obama: No Need to Infringe on Religious Liberty5/16/2016

The United States Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision that delivers a big win for the Little Sisters of the Poor and other religious organizations that have fought against the Obama Administration forcing them to participate in providing contraception and abortifacients to their employees.  The Court vacated the judgements below and remanded the case so […]  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

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: Judge Garland should politely plead with Sen. Harry Reid […]  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

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

Conscience Rights are Women’s Rights: Stop the Bullying of Nuns and Other Religious Groups3/23/2016

Washington, D.C. -Statement by Janae Stracke, Communications Coordinator of Concerned Women for America, at the United States Supreme Court on the day of oral arguments in Zubik v. Burwell in favor of Religious Liberty “I want to thank you all for being here on this important day to ask the United States Supreme Court to […]  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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