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Latest Press Releases and Statements

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Senate Banking focuses on Iran Nuclear Threat1/27/2015

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, the Senate Banking Committee will hold a hearing on the necessity of Iran sanctions. A mark-up is scheduled to follow on Thursday regarding the Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act of 2015. In response, Penny Nance, CEO and President of Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC), said this: “Today is […]  READ MORE

BREAKING: Supreme Court to Hear Marriage Cases1/16/2015

Washington, D.C. – The following quote can be attributed to Penny Nance, President and CEO of Concerned Women for America, the nations largest public policy women’s organization, on the news that the Supreme Court will soon hear several cases regarding same-sex marriage: “We hope the Court will show the restraint that should be characteristic of […]  READ MORE

Niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr to Join Concerned Women for America of Iowa on Jan. 19, 2015 – Martin Luther King, Jr Day1/15/2015

DES MOINES, IA – Concerned Women for America of Iowa is excited to partner with area leaders to host Dr. Alveda King at “Restoring the Dream – Shaping the Future” on January 19, 2015, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, at North High School Auditorium in Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Alveda King is the niece of […]  READ MORE

CWA Applauds Introduction of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act1/6/2015

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, Reps. Trent Franks (R-AZ) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) introduced H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would regulate abortion after 20 weeks, when a baby can feel pain. Penny Nance, CEO and President of Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC), the nation’s largest public policy women’s organization […]  READ MORE

CWALAC CEO and President Praises Congress’ Passage of the U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership Act12/5/2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee applauds Congress for final passage of the United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act (S.2673). Senator Blunt (R-Missouri), one of the sponsors of S. 2673, states that the bill, “Authorizes an increase of $200 million in the value of U.S. weapons held in Israel, to a total of […]  READ MORE

BREAKING: Congress Considering Sneaking The National Women’s History Museum into the National Defense Authorization Act11/25/2014

WASHINGTON, D.C – Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee has learned that Congress is considering including the National Women’s History Museum (NWHM) in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  The House National Resource Committee is currently working on adding the NWHM to a public lands package that would be included in the NDAA. Penny […]  READ MORE

CWA Responds to Terror Attack in Jerusalem: Protecting Israel – Cornerstone for 2016 Presidential Nomination11/18/2014

Washington, D.C. – Four innocent people, including three Americans with dual U.S.- Israeli citizenship, were murdered in Tuesday morning’s horrific terrorist attack in Jerusalem. The continued violence in Israel and constant turmoil in the Middle East makes a clear and comprehensive foreign policy agenda a must for any potential conservative presidential candidate. In a piece in […]  READ MORE

Sixth Circuit Marriage Decision “A Model” for Every Judge11/7/2014

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has ruled that marriage laws upholding the traditional definition of marriage between one man and one woman do not violate the U.S. Constitution. The ruling dealt with laws in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Penny Nance, CEO and President of Concerned Women for America, the […]  READ MORE

CEO of Concerned Women for America: “Candidates That Held up ‘War on Women’ (Fluke, Davis, Udall) All Lost in 2014 Midterm Elections”11/5/2014

Washington, D.C.- Concerned Women for America President and CEO, Penny Nance, responds to the wave of conservative females elected in 2014 midterm elections: “Let it settle in that the youngest woman elected to Congress is pro-life. The first African American Republican woman elected to Congress is pro-life. The first female veteran elected to the Senate […]  READ MORE

CWA Takes Issue with Congressional Candidate’s Mean Characterizations10/21/2014

Washington, D.C. — According to multiple news sources, South Carolina GOP candidate Anthony Culler wrote in a lengthy Facebook post that same-sex couples are “gremlins,” “bullies,” and a “pestilence that has descended on our society.” Culler, positioned in South Carolina’s 6th Congressional District race, posted that “Same-sex couples that seek to destroy our way of […]  READ MORE

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