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Latest Press Releases and Statements

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

Nominee Makes No Difference The Senate Should Hold Its Ground3/16/2016

Washington, D.C. - Penny Nance, President and CEO of Concerned Women for America (CWA), the nation’s largest public policy organization for women, had this to say on President Obama’s nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the United States Supreme Court: “President Obama’s choice for the Supreme Court does not change the fact that the Senate needs […]  READ MORE

Time to End “Back-Alley Abortion Clinics”3/2/2016

Rally in Support of Texas Woman’s Health Law to be Held at the Supreme Court During Oral Arguments  Washington, D.C. – Statement by Penny Nance, CEO & President of Concerned Women for America at the United States Supreme Court on the day of oral arguments in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt in favor of Texas’ […]  READ MORE

Concerned Women for America Mourns the Passing of Justice Scalia2/13/2016

Washington, D.C. - Penny Nance, CEO and President of Concerned Women for America (CWA) had this to say on the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia: “Concerned Women for America joins the millions around the country praying for the family of one of America’s greats.  Justice Scalia was a vigorous defender of the Constitution and our liberties.  His […]  READ MORE

CWA Responds to GOP Draft Discussion2/8/2016

Washington, D.C. -Saturday night, during the ABC GOP debate, candidates were asked about women serving in combat and being called to register for the draft if it were to ever be reinstated. Concerned Women for America CEO and President Penny Nance had this to say: “American women have a distinguished history of serving a very […]  READ MORE

Override Vote Fails, but Pro-lifers Still Win2/2/2016

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congress failed to reach the necessary votes to override the president’s veto of H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015. Concerned Women for America CEO and President Penny Nance had this to say: “Although Congress failed to reach the necessary votes for a veto override on the reconciliation bill, this is still a […]  READ MORE

American Hostages Released – Our Work is Not Done1/16/2016

Washington, D.C. - Today, Iranian media announced they will release four U.S. citizens in a prisoner swap. The prisoners include Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post journalist; Amir Hekmat, a former U.S. Marine; Pastor Saeed Abedni, and a fourth unnamed American. Concerned Women for America CEO and President Penny Nance had this to say: “It is always a great day […]  READ MORE

Penny Nance Urges House Speaker Ryan to Return to Conservative Spending Principles12/18/2015

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congress has voted to pass a trillion dollar funding deal, also referred to as the “Omnibus.” Penny Nance, CEO and President of Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee, issued the following statement in response: “Congress is constitutionally obligated to create a budget to fund the federal government. The power of the purse – […]  READ MORE

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