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Latest Press Releases and Statements

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

VICTORY! Senate Passes Historic Bill12/4/2015

Washington, D.C. – Last night, the Senate passed H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015. This reconciliation bill will rescind funding from ObamaCare and redirect Medicaid reimbursement funds, the source of approximately 80% of Planned Parenthood’s federal funding to comprehensive healthcare centers. CWALAC CEO and President, Penny Nance, issued the following […]  READ MORE

CWA Legal Counsel’s New Book, Be Spent, A Reminder of Essential Principles of Freedom12/4/2015

Washington, D.C. – Concerned Women for America (CWA), the nation’s largest public policy organization for women, is proud to announce the release of CWA Legal Counsel Mario Diaz’s new book, Be Spent: Winning the Fight for Freedom’s Survival. Published by Barbwire Books, Be Spent argues that the basic principles of freedom are the basic principles […]  READ MORE

Colorado Springs Shooter in Custody11/27/2015

Washington, D.C. - A Colorado Springs gunman wounded at least five police officers and six civilians in a shooting spree at a Planned Parenthood facility Friday. Concerned Women for America CEO and President Penny Nance had this to say: “There is nothing remotely ‘pro-life’ about vigilante violence against another human being. We do not yet know the motive […]  READ MORE

House Passes Syrian Refugee Bill with Veto-Proof Majority11/19/2015

Washington, D.C. – Today the House passed a bill that would require a stricter screening process before allowing refugees into the United States. Concerned Women for America (CWA) CEO and President Penny Nance had this to say: “This bill is necessary for the safety of Americans and, subsequently, the safety of the world. Congress clearly […]  READ MORE

Houston Voters Reject So Called Equal Rights Ordinance11/4/2015

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday evening, Houston voters overwhelmingly rejected the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, or HERO. The rejection of this ordinance protects the religious freedom of business owners and will keep people born as men from being allowed to enter women’s restrooms and vice versa. Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee CEO and President Penny […]  READ MORE

China Changes One-Child Policy: Still Oppressing Women10/29/2015

Washington D.C. – China has announced it will allow two children for every couple, as opposed to the country’s one-child policy that was put into place in the 1970s. Penny Nance, CEO and President of Concerned Women for America, said today: “How pathetic that the authoritarian Communist regime in China thinks they deserve a pat […]  READ MORE

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