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About CWA of Texas

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

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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.

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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.

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Texas News and Headlines

School Superintendent Should Not Be ‘Social Engineer,’ Says Texas Lt. Gov.5/11/2016

CWA of Texas Legislative Director Cindy Asmussen quoted on breitbart.com.  READ MORE

Celebrating Moms Everywhere With a Story You Won’t Believe5/11/2016

We just celebrated Mother’s Day, and continue to celebrate mothers, children and families everywhere as we remember that May is National Foster Care Month. In this audio interview, Penny Nance, CEO and President of Concerned Women for America, talks to Angela Paxton, wife of pro-life, pro-family stalwart Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) of the great […]  READ MORE

URGENT ALERT – CWA of Texas Calls on Those in Fort Worth to Attend School Board Meeting TONIGHT5/10/2016

On May 9, 2016, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, called for the resignation of Dr. Kent Paredes Scribner, Superintendent of the Fort Worth Independent School District. He issued the following statement “After less than a year as superintendent, Dr. Scribner has lost his focus and thereby his ability to lead the Fort Worth ISD. He has […]  READ MORE

Boys Now Permitted in the Girls Showers in Fort Worth School District Schools5/9/2016

On April 26, the Superintendent of the Fort Worth, Texas, Independent School District (ISD) unilaterally issued new transgender student guidelines at the Board of Trustees’ meeting dictating serious and dangerous new policies, effective immediately. They were not debated, discussed or voted on at any Board meetings. These new guidelines (many of which may actually violate Texas state law) […]  READ MORE

Rally in Support of Traditional Marriage Held4/4/2016

State Director Ann Hettinger quoted in The Gilmer Mirror.  READ MORE

The People Should Decide3/11/2016

Associate State Director Dona Hodges letter to the editor is published in The Orange Leader about the Supreme Court vacancy.  READ MORE

URGENT: Two Distinct and Important Events Happening March 23/2/2016

March 2 is a very big day for our nation. The first major event is a large rally outside the Supreme Court on the first day of oral arguments regarding Whole Women’s Health v. Cole, colloquially referred to as the “Texas abortion clinic regulations case.”  Texas passed state legislation requiring abortion clinics to meet the […]  READ MORE

Time to End “Back-Alley Abortion Clinics”3/2/2016

Rally in Support of Texas Woman’s Health Law to be Held at the Supreme Court During Oral Arguments  Washington, D.C. – Statement by Penny Nance, CEO & President of Concerned Women for America at the United States Supreme Court on the day of oral arguments in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt in favor of Texas’ […]  READ MORE

SCOTUS, Remember That Abortion Safety Truly Cares for Women3/2/2016

In the first major abortion case in almost 10 years, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for the Texas abortion case Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, a challenge to new Texas regulations requiring hospital admitting privileges and Ambulatory Surgical Center health and safety standards that abortion clinics must now meet. The case has reignited […]  READ MORE

South Texas Takes on the Issues of National Security and Planned Parenthood2/25/2016

Dear Members, Many thanks to the globe-trotting MerryLynn Gerstenschlager for speaking at our meeting at the home of member Debbie Smith. MerryLynn was in Paris for the Climate Summit and has been to many other such gatherings as a representative for Eagle Forum. As always, Alison Gardner prepared a delicious breakfast, with help from Darlene […]  READ MORE

Press Conference: Texas Leaders File Legal Briefs Supporting HB 22/5/2016

View February 4 press conference at the U.S. Supreme Court. CWA of Texas joined Texas Values, Texas Right to Life, Texas Eagle Forum, 3801 Lancaster, Southern Baptists of Texas Convention, Texas Center for Defense of Life to file legal briefs in support of HB 2.  They stood in defense of the common-sense safety standards for […]  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

Merry Christmas From CWA of Texas!12/7/2015

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

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 jstracke@cwfa.org 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

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YWA is a student-oriented initiative that is geared toward high school and college campuses to bring active groups of young like-minded women together to promote conservative values to their schools and the nation.

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