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janne Lin Thorson State Director
State Office: P.O. Box 213 Park River, ND 58270


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North Dakotans have a magnificent heritage exemplified in the Preamble of our State Constitution, “We, the people of North Dakota, grateful to Almighty God for the blessing of civil and religious liberty, do ordain and establish this constitution.”

Welcome to the ND page of Concerned Women for America!

It is our mission to honor our rich heritage which recognizes Almighty God, in order to strengthen the traditional family.

The vision of CWA North Dakota is to challenge and inspire others to be effective instruments of God.

God’s Word is true! We look to Him for the path of life, for in His presence is fullness of joy. Psalm 16:11

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North Dakota News and Headlines

CWA of North Dakota Will Not Be Silent As Obama Invades Our Children’s Privacy5/19/2016

The state of North Dakota needs to fight the Obama administration’s executive letter on bathroom/locker room access. On Friday May 13, the Obama administration announced that every public school system in the country will receive a letter (The U.S. Department of Justice and Education Release a Joint   Guidance to Help Schools Ensure the Civil Rights […]  READ MORE

Common Core Must Be Stopped in North Dakota5/16/2016

As you may know, North Dakota adopted Common Core in 2010 when it signed onto the Smarter Balance Assessment Consortium.  CWA of North Dakota has been fighting ever since to get North Dakota out.  Recently State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler had a press conference in which she seemed to indicate that North Dakota was going to […]  READ MORE

On Scalia’s Replacement: Let the People Decide4/29/2016

State Director Linda Thorson’s letter to the editor about the Supreme Court vacancy was printed in the Grand Forks Herald.  READ MORE

Hoeven Stands Firm for We the People4/26/2016

State Director Linda Thorson’s letter to the editor about the Supreme Court vacancy was printed in the Fargo Forum.  READ MORE

Pro-life Advocates Protest Against Planned Parenthood4/24/2016

State Director Linda Thorson participates in protest.  View news coverage.  Linda is on the far right holding large sign.  READ MORE

Hoeven Giving Us the Choice4/21/2016

State Director Linda Thorson’s letter to the editor about the Supreme Court vacancy was printed in the The Bismark Tribune.  READ MORE

Abortion Advocates Should Bear Shame3/18/2016

State Director’s letter to the editor posted on inforum.com. “When you hear those who are pro-abortion state that the cost of the battle over the North Dakota Heartbeat Bill wasn’t worth it, ask yourself, ‘How much is human life worth?’”…  READ MORE

Abortion Foes in North Dakota Fight On2/2/2016

State Director Linda Thorson’s letter on grandforksherald.com.  READ MORE

Cultivating a Culture of Life … Coast-to-Coast!1/26/2016

When the laborers are many, we cover an immense amount of field! This past Life Week, Concerned Women for America (CWA) and Young Women for America (YWA) advocated for women and the unborn across the United States.   While rallies were booming around the nation, our CWA of Texas ladies held a more somber event […]  READ MORE

CWA of North Dakota Responds to SCOTUS’ Refusal to Hear The North Dakota’s Heartbeat Law1/25/2016

Concerned Women for America of North Dakota (CWA) is saddened  by the refusal of the Supreme Court of the United States ( SCOTUS ) to hear North Dakota’s Heartbeat law, a law that would ban abortion in our state after a detectable fetal heartbeat. The U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeal in its opinion encouraged […]  READ MORE

Cover North Dakota’s Heartbeat Bill and the Month’s Pro-Life Events in Prayer! Then, Take Action! And Never Cease Praising God!1/15/2016

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Let’s welcome in the New Year with prayer, action and praise!   How exciting to know we reach the throne of El Elyon, “God Most High”, when we pray and offer up praise and that He is with us as we seek to protect those created in His image. Pray: […]  READ MORE

CWA of North Dakota Responds to Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards Visit to Fargo With Message of Life12/14/2015

On the night President Cecile Richards of Planned Parenthood came to Fargo, Linda Thorson, CWA of North Dakota State Director joined more than 100 others to sing Christmas Carols about the Newborn King near an empty manger to bring awareness of all the babies who are not on earth because of abortion. Several media sources […]  READ MORE

Merry Christmas From CWA of North Dakota!12/7/2015

Take a moment to read our Christmas letter to you.  READ MORE

CWA of North Dakota Commends State Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s Move to Appeal the Heartbeat Bill to the Supreme Court10/15/2015

Concerned Women for America of North Dakota stands in strong support of providing basic protection to human life from the very first stages of existence. “I believe a heartbeat demonstrates there is life in the womb. North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s move to appeal HB 1456 to the U.S. Supreme Court is supported by […]  READ MORE

State Leader Spotlight: Linda Thorson10/13/2015

We recently sat down with CWA of North Dakota Interim State Director Linda Thorson to get to know her better and find out why she chose to work with Concerned Women for America (CWA). What CWA Core Issue is your policy passion? Sexual Exploitation How did you get started with CWA? I am a CWA […]  READ MORE

CWA of North Dakota State Director Janne Myrdal Speaks Out in Washington, D.C., Concerning Planned Parenthood and the Iran Deal9/11/2015

Janne had a full schedule earlier this week in Washington, D.C., as she as she attended several meetings, a rally on the lawn of the Capitol, lobbied North Dakota representatives, attended a hearing before the House Judiciary and more concerning the issue of Planned Parenthood selling baby parts and opposition to the Iran Deal. Watch […]  READ MORE

Janne Myrdal: ND Constituent Meets With Heitkamp Chief Of Staff9/8/2015

Valley News Live covers Janne’s Trip to DC about the Iran Deal on 6:30 Point of View with Chris Berg.  READ MORE

Join CWA of North Dakota as We Do All We Can to Stop Abortion9/4/2015

Imagine the future for just a minute.  A young child asks you, “What did you do about stopping abortion?” How will you answer? We continue to do all we can to STOP the killing of our unborn children.  Please join us! Tuesday Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s (D-North Dakota) office implied she would oppose S. 1553, the […]  READ MORE

CWA of North Dakota Asks for Your Help In Supporting Israel as We Oppose the Iran Deal9/1/2015

It’s your voice, so let it be heard!  A bad deal is worse than no deal! The deal made with Iran regarding its nuclear program lifts sanctions and unlocks hundreds of billions of dollars to a regime in Iran which supports the terror groups that target American lives here and abroad.  A regime that screams […]  READ MORE

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp Supports on a National Level What is Illegal in North Dakota – The Selling of Baby Parts8/11/2015

Last week Sen. Heidi Heitkamp had an opportunity to vote YES on a bill that would have defunded Planned Parenthood. She chose to vote NO despite the overwhelming evidence that Planned Parenthood is in the business of selling baby parts across the country. View all five incriminating videos here that were put out by The Center […]  READ MORE

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