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State Office: 1255 W. Empire Freeport, IL 61032

Phone: 815-297-2918

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“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald W. Reagan

“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” Edmund Burke

These maxims describe the reason for becoming involved in Concerned Women for America. Love of God, family, and country is no longer being instilled in America’s children. Freedom must be cherished and protected. Unfortunately, most Americans have taken their God-given liberties for granted. A return to the Judeo-Christian values upon which this nation was founded is our only hope.

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Illinois News and Headlines

Meet the New State Director of CWA of Illinois!8/21/2014

Dear CWA friends, Let me introduce myself as the new CWA of Illinois State Director. I look forward to what God has planned for CWA of Illinois as we engage in the battle before us. The Lord placed in my heart the urgency to stand for righteousness and to pray for our nation after the […]  READ MORE

What Happened to “We the People”?7/3/2014

“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America,” (Preamble to the […]  READ MORE

Illinois Shared Learning Environment Initiative3/31/2014

CWA of Northwest Illinois highly recommends this article by Northern Illinois University. Data mining in Illinois constitutes more than just test scores. ISLE (Illinois Shared Learning Environment) is becoming a data trove on individuals Pre-K – Career and raises privacy concerns. Click here to read.  READ MORE

CWA of Northwest Illinois Partners with Mission Homefront3/20/2014

CWA is excited to lend support to Mission Homefront, a Northwest Illinois ministry serving all United States Armed Forces, veterans and those currently serving and their families. If you have a loved one or know of someone serving overseas from Northwest Illinois whom you would like for us to support with packages, to help their […]  READ MORE

May 1 – CWA of northeast illinois encourages involvement in National day of prayer accross the state3/20/2014

CWA of Northwest Illinois is proud to be one of the many sponsors of the annual Stephenson County National Day of Prayer “Prayer for America” Ceremony at the Stephenson County Courthouse. Many of the Freeport CWA Prayer/Action Chapter members have volunteered for this wonderful event. If you live in the area, please do all you […]  READ MORE

CWA of Northwest Illinois Sponsors National Day of Prayer Event – Thursday, May 1, 20143/20/2014

CWA of Northwest Illinois is proud to be one of the many sponsors of the annual Stephenson County National Day of Prayer Breakfast and “Prayer for America” Ceremony at the Stephenson County Courthouse. Many of the Freeport CWA Prayer/Action Chapter members have volunteered for this wonderful event. If you live in the area, please do […]  READ MORE

Senator Kirk Needs to Hear from You Today!11/19/2013

Who was silencing whom here? Who discriminated against whom? Sen. Kirk is silencing people of faith!

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CWA of Illinois Asks You to Take a Stand against Same-Sex ‘Marriage’3/11/2013

Call or write your Illinois representative to oppose homosexual marriage in Illinois.  READ MORE

SpeakOut Illinois 201311/27/2012

CWA of Illinois strongly encourages you to attend this conference!  READ MORE

Religious Liberty Rally Speech 201211/27/2012

Our liberties as women should be in alignment with the roles He gave us as wives, mothers, and women of faith in our communities. Religious liberty is the ability to live and speak out what we know Almighty God has said in His Word.  READ MORE

Why Parents Should Keep Their Children Home from School on the Day of Silence3/1/2012

A coalition of pro-family groups is urging parents to keep their children home from school on the “Day of Silence,” if your school is allowing students to refuse to speak in class.  READ MORE

The G8/NATO Summit in Chicago Brings Opportunity to Pray2/8/2012

Many people see the G8/NATO Summit as recognition of our country’s loss of sovereignty.  READ MORE

Save the Date – January, 28, 2012 – Speak Out Illinois12/7/2011

As a co-sponsor of this outstanding event, CWA of Illinois encourages you to mark your calendar, register and plan to be informed and inspired.  READ MORE

Why is Homosexuality Wrong?11/19/2011

Physiologically one can see that God gave the miraculous ability to create life in the natural sexual act between a man and a woman.  READ MORE

Northwestern University Psychology Professor Approves Aberrant Sex Act in Class – Parents Should Be Outraged3/22/2011

Your action is needed! This article contains sensitive material that may be offensive to young children.  READ MORE

Planned Parenthood Clinic Secrets Are Not New, Only a Continuation of Common Practice3/15/2011

In 2002 secretly recorded tapes suggesting that 21 abortion clinics in Illinois, including 12 Planned Parenthood clinics, would knowingly break the law to protect adult sexual predators. Listen for yourself!  READ MORE

Speak Out Illinois Conference – January 29, 201112/8/2010

CWA of Illinois encourages you to attend and bring a friend!  READ MORE

Recommended Reading: A Kleptocracy? Stop That Thief! – by Pastor Vernon Lyons of Ashburn Baptist Church in Illinois4/2/2010

A Kleptocracy is that form of government which forcibly takes more and more of your money for its own plans, purposes, and the personal power and benefit of the politicians.CWA of Illinois highly recomends this article.  READ MORE

CWA OF ILLINOIS APPLAUDS PARENTAL NOTICE RULING3/29/2010

Judge Daniel A. Riley of the Cook County Circuit Court is commended in CWA of Illinois press release.  READ MORE

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