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ann Ann Hettinger State Director

State Office: P.O. Box 1746 Rockwall, TX 75087

Phone: 972-658-4204

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Dana Hodges Dana Hodges Associate State Director

State Office: P.O. Box 1746 Rockwall, TX 75087

Phone: 409-779-3632

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“Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.” ~ Thomas Jefferson to Du Pont de Nemours, April 24, 1816

“And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them.” Ephesians 5:11 (NKJV)

The Vision of Concerned Women for America of Texas:

CWA of Texas envisions a culture that reveres all stages of life from conception to natural death; supports the Biblical pattern for families; educates our youth with unbiased truth; protects people from the perversities of pornography; allows citizens to practice their faith unfettered by governmental regulations; and stands for the protection of our country with uncompromised national sovereignty.

The Mission of Concerned Women for America of Texas:

CWA of Texas will motivate, educate, activate, and train Texans to stand for Biblical principles in public policies.

Prayer/Action Chapters

A Prayer/Action Chapter is a group of people who meet, usually once a month to pray, learn and take action regarding legislation that falls under CWA’s seven core issues. Click here to find a Prayer/Action Chapter in your area and learn more.

Would you like to get involved with CWA in your area?
Click on the one that represents your zip code area. If you are not within any of those areas please contact State Director Ann Hettinger for information on how to get involved.


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Texas News and Headlines

How to Pray for Our American Elections11/23/2015

Few opportunities come to individuals to make an eternal impact with profound current significance.  Prayer is just such an opportunity.  In the life of America, beginning May 14, 1607, in Jamestown, Virginia, under a sail converted to an awning, Christians have turned to God to guide and strengthen them.  Even more today, most Americans depend […]  READ MORE

The Fight Continues For the Safety of Texas Bathrooms for Women and Girls11/16/2015

“And He answered and said to them, ‘Have you not read that He who made them at the beginning “made them male and female,” and said, “For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh”? So then, they are no longer […]  READ MORE

State Leader Spotlight: Beverly Roberts11/10/2015

Policy Passion Marriage How did you get started with CWA? “I joined CWA at the invitation of a stateside friend while living overseas because I wanted to impact the culture despite living outside the country.  After returning to Houston in 1996, I was delighted to discover an active group of people whom I could join […]  READ MORE

NATIONAL PRESS RELEASE: Houston Voters Reject So Called Equal Rights Ordinance11/4/2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 4, 2015 MEDIA CONTACT Janae Stracke 712-269-1724 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 […]  READ MORE

Impact the Next Generation in Texas Through the Work of Young Women for America!10/26/2015

The Problem: Have you ever been discouraged when reading about the liberal mindset being taught in colleges today?  Concerned about how this next generation is being indoctrinated against the Biblical world view in an ever increasing manner by professors that openly oppose what we hold near and dear?  Felt helpless? The Answer: We at CWA […]  READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Texas Drops Planned Parenthood from Medicaid Program10/19/2015

Washington, D.C. – Today the Texas Health and Human Services Commission decided to drop Planned Parenthood from the state’s Medicaid program. Concerned Women for America CEO and President Penny Nance had this to say: “We applaud Gov. Abbott and the state of Texas for the great decision they made today, by ruling to drop Planned […]  READ MORE

Seven Texas Constitutional Amendments – Understanding Proposition 4 – Charitable Raffles10/8/2015

On November 3,Texans will be going to the polls to vote.  This year there are seven proposed amendments to the state constitution. To help you become better informed, each week one of the propositions will be highlighted.  This week it’s Proposition 4. Please read and prepare to vote.  Staying home on November 3 is not […]  READ MORE

South Texas Area Director Beverly Roberts Welcomes State Legislators to a Recent Area-wide Concerned Women or America of Texas Meeting9/22/2015

“We had a great meeting with two of our elected officials from Harris and Fort Bend Counties, State Senator Paul Bettencourt and State Representative Rick Miller.” Said Beverly Roberts, CWA of South Texas Area Director. “They recapped the recent Legislative Session and assured us they will continue to work hard to bring our concerns to […]  READ MORE

Texans Will Be Voting November 3 on Seven State Constitutional Amendments9/22/2015

On November 3, Texans will be going to the polls to vote. This year there are seven proposed amendments to the state constitution. To help you become better informed, each week one of the propositions will be highlighted. Please read and prepare to vote. Staying home on November 3 is not an option for concerned […]  READ MORE


Concerned Women for America (CWA) of Texas Joins the San Antonio Family Association (SAFA) in being concerned over local government advocacy of the LGBT agenda in San Antonio.  READ MORE

Rockwall County Republican Women present Woman of Influence Award to Ann Hettinger9/2/2015

The Blue Ribbon News reports .  READ MORE

Pro-Life Rally in San Antonio8/23/2015

On Saturday, August 22, 2015, pro-lifers gathered all over the U.S. to celebrate life and bring attention to the horrendous videos recently released regarding practices at Planned Parenthood (PP). A very successful rally was held at 2140 Babcock, San Antonio, Texas, that was estimated to have drawn nearly 500 attendees. This PP establishment on Babcock has been […]  READ MORE

CWA CEO and President Commends State Director Ann Hettinger for Receiving the “Woman of Influence” Award from the Rockwall County Republican Women8/19/2015

“Congratulations to Ann for this outstanding award! She has certainly earned it with her hard work on behalf of Concerned Women for America of Texas at the state legislature and in educating citizens around her state. Good job, Ann, we are blessed to have you!” – Penny Nance, CEO and President Melba Jeffus, President of […]  READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Concerned Women for America of Texas Outraged by Planned Parenthood’s Greed – Calls for Defunding7/29/2015

Austin, TX – Today at a State Capitol press conference following the Texas Senate Health and Human Services committee on Planned Parenthood practices, CWA of Texas State Director Ann Hettinger made it clear that women and children are in constant danger when they are being treated by abortion doctors who blatantly display their seared consciences. Click for entire press […]  READ MORE

CWA of Texas Pro-Life Coordinator Paula Moore Speaks at San Antonio Press Conference Outside Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic7/7/2015

View video of 34th Pro Life Press Conference in front of the 2140 Babcock Rd Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic. July 2, 2015 Moore is the first speaker to give her presentation.  READ MORE

CWA of Texas Applauds Life Choices Medical Clinic in Bexar County6/23/2015

Life Choices Medical Clinic in Bexar County occupies an inconspicuous back corner of a nondescript shopping center off Ingram Rd in northwest San Antonio. The location, just like every detail of the clinic, is intentional. The facility, the equipment and the staff have been carefully selected to fulfill one goal — a 25 percent decrease […]  READ MORE

CWA of Texas Score Card for the 84th Legislative Session6/16/2015

Click here to view score card.  READ MORE

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Texas Law Requiring Hospital Admitting Privileges for Abortionists6/12/2015

CEO and President Penny Nance quoted in  READ MORE

CWALAC Celebrates Pro-Life Victory in Texas6/10/2015

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Today, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a Texas law requiring abortionists to have hospital admittance privileges and abortion clinics to meet the same standards as other outpatient surgical centers. Concerned Women for America CEO and President Penny Nance made the following remarks about the Appeals Court ruling: “For too long […]  READ MORE

CWA National & CWA of Texas Celebrate Pro-Life Victory in Texas6/9/2015

“The Fifth Circuit ruled today that Texas is free to protect women during their most vulnerable moments. Provisions of HB 2 were upheld. converting the arduous work of pro-life advocates into a victory for the life of babies and the health of their mothers. Texas is safer today for women and children.” Ann Hettinger State […]  READ MORE

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