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Ankeny, IA


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Our vision at CWA of Iowa is for Godly, committed men and women to come together to pray for our state leaders. We are engaged in a culture war to restore and strengthen the traditional family to its created purpose.

“We, the people of the state of Iowa, grateful to the Supreme Being for the blessings hitherto enjoyed, and feeling our dependence on Him for a continuance of those blessings, do ordain and establish a free and independent government, by the name of the STATE OF IOWA …”
-Constitution of the State of Iowa Preamble

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Iowa News and Headlines

Heart Change Equals Cultural Change Declared on Iowa Senate Floor4/11/2014

State Sen. Dennis Guth (R-District 4) Speaks about bullying bill and how the answer is a change of heart through Jesus Christ. View video at 5.50.  READ MORE

Pray for Peace of Jerusalem3/26/2014

Concerned Women for America of Iowa members Diana Cummins Bates and I were able to attend the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference (AIPAC) March 1-4, 2014. The conference this year centered on the idea that Israel is not just a Jewish issue; it is an American issue. AIPAC is building outreach programs with […]  READ MORE

Senator Chuck Grassley-Iowa Leads Effort to Defund Common Core in U.S. Senate3/25/2014

Senator Grassley (R-IA) is circulating a letter in the US Senate to block further funding for Common Core State Standards. Please e-mail Senator Grassley and let him know you appreciate him leading the charge by circulating a “Dear Colleague” letter seeking cosigners that will be sent to the leaders of the Senate Labor, Health and […]  READ MORE

Is Common Core / Iowa Core Concerning?3/4/2014

Revised 3/6/14: Review a handful of credible articles, speeches, brochures and more. Don’t delay; you need to know the dangers of Common Core / Iowa Core before it’s too late. Stop Common Core Brochure (Feel free to print or order them from the state office by e-mailing Stop Common Core – brochure Stop Common […]  READ MORE

Iowa Core is Common Core3/4/2014

Iowa Department of Education Website reveals 84-93% similarity.  READ MORE

Cascading Momentum for the Stop Common Core Movement3/3/2014

Note what it going on in other states concerning Common Core. Provided by American Principles Project.  Click for more information.  READ MORE

How Iowa is Losing It’s Sovereignty Through It’s Adoption of Common Core /Iowa Core3/3/2014

View Iowa Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to find out.  READ MORE

Common Core Legislative Update 2-16-142/18/2014

CWA of Iowa recommends this article from Iowans for Local Control. It is about the the status of several bills and the legislators who supported and opposed them.  A must read.  READ MORE

Jan Robbins of the American Principles Project Testifies Before the Iowa House Subcommittee Concerning Common Core / Iowa Core2/13/2014

Why Iowa should break Smarter Balanced MOU Why Iowa should walk away from Common Core / Iowa Core (CC/ICore)  READ MORE

Concerned Women for America-Iowa LAC Iowa Core/Common Core Informational Forum2/12/2014

Jane Robbins,American Principles Project Henry Burke, Contributor to Bruno Behrend, Heartland Institute Common-Core Discussion on WHO Radio with Jan Mickelson, Tamara Scott and Jane Robbins  READ MORE

Attend – Stop Common Core / Iowa Core – Des Moines – February 112/7/2014

Iowa’s kids are too good to be common!  Don’t you agree?!  This issue is big in Iowa we need all hands on deck to defeat Common Core / Iowa Core before it’s too late!  Click to find out about this cutting edge event.  READ MORE

2014 Iowa Legislative Session Is In Full Swing1/30/2014

Legislators are responding to their constituents’ concerns about the Common Core, and they are asking for our help. Please consider calling your State Representative and asking him/her to co-sponsor the following bills yet to be assigned numbers. Co-sponsor Rep. Salmon’s bill which makes Common Core an opt in voluntary program. (This way districts that have […]  READ MORE

Combating Common Core through the Party Caucuses on Tuesday, January 211/15/2014

Common Core is of great concern to us.  It’s unconstitutional, it’s an invasion of privacy, it’s experimental and more!  Its implementation must be stopped in Iowa.  One great way to do this is through Iowa caucuses.  Attending the caucus and submitting wording (planks) for the party platform is the first step in adding Stop Common […]  READ MORE

Love them – Tell them the Truth – A Commentary from Pastor Matt Floyd1/13/2014

Dear Concerned Christian Americans, A new year has arrived, and we sure have our work cut out for us.  Throughout the Christmas season, there are so many who oppose nativity scenes and saying “Merry Christmas”.  However, there are so many who think if they say “Merry Christmas” instead of “Happy Holidays” they are “okay”.  I […]  READ MORE

Happy New Year From Your CWA of Iowa Leadership Team1/10/2014

As we are off and running in 2014 with big plans for events, projects and more, we resolve to live in appreciation towards God and our CWA friends and determination in faith and strength to be used by God in this great work. We hope you will join us! Greetings and Happy New Year! I […]  READ MORE

Stop Common Core Brochure and Iowa Insert Now Available!11/21/2013

These are excellent resource for you to print and distribute.  READ MORE

How Do I Contact my State Legislators?11/21/2013

It couldn’t be easier!

National Day of Fasting, Repentance and Prayer11/9/2013

Thursday, November 21, 2013 – Mark your calendar and join us whether in your car, home, classroom, or office as we  READ MORE

IS IT TIME TO PANIC?!10/28/2013

Be encouraged as the book of Jude is applied to today.  READ MORE

CWA of Iowa Review of the Next Generation Science Standards10/18/2013

CWA of Iowa Review of the Next Generation Science Standards Task Force meeting held at the Science Center of Iowa on October 16, 2013. The meeting was the last one in three to review the Next Generation Science Standards. The State Department of Education did not bring in one speaker who opposed the Next Generation […]  READ MORE

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