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Capitol Hill Brief — Feisty and Feminine Workshops

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I also want to take a moment and thank God and you, our thousands of Concerned Women for America supporters, for the support you gave my book, Feisty and Feminine, this year.

I wrote it as a manual for conservative women to be equipped on the major topics of the day.  We are stronger when we stand together with one voice, and my hope was to spark the conversations with Feisty and Feminine.

Well, as usual, you blew me away.  Many of our members held Feisty and Feminine workshops this year, where a group of women went through the book, covering all the topics, equipping and supporting each other, while having lots of fun.

It’s a dream come true; thank you so much!


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Capitol Hill Brief — A Supreme Accomplishment

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Perhaps at the top of our list for accomplishments this year is the confirmation of Justice Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court.  God was so gracious to us!

You have to remember that before the election, when the unexpected death of Justice Antonin Scalia was announced, Hillary Clinton was, without a doubt, going to be President.  And the Court was going to be lost to the liberal side for a generation.

But God had other plans.  And when President Trump won, everything changed.  He nominated an exceptional candidate in Neil Gorsuch, and Concerned Women for America all over the country pour out their heart and soul in getting him confirmed.

We did it. You did it.  God did it.


Help CWA stand strong on the front lines. Your year-end gift will help us defend critical issues like the sanctity of life and religious freedom. Visit www.CapitolHillBrief.org and give your year-end gift today. If you’d like to hear these commentaries on the radio, find me on your local radio station.

 

Capitol Hill Brief — 100 No More

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We’re looking back at God’s many blessings for Concerned Women for America in 2017, and we cannot forget to thank God for his hand directing our 100 No More rallies around the country.

One of the least known facts about the abortion industry and Planned Parenthood is its disturbing connection to population control and eugenics.

The effects are still felt today. Approximately 35% of all abortions in the United States are performed on African-American women, while they represent only 13% of the female population of the country.

This has been a burden for me personally, and that is why Concerned Women for America has been holding rallies to ask the tough questions about abortion and race and what most not be ignored.


Help CWA stand strong on the front lines. Your year-end gift will help us defend critical issues like the sanctity of life and religious freedom. Visit www.CapitolHillBrief.org and give your year-end gift today. If you’d like to hear these commentaries on the radio, find me on your local radio station.

Capitol Hill Brief — Pro-Life Victories

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Friends, as the end of the year approaches, it gives us a chance to reflect on what the Lord has graciously allowed us to accomplish this year.

On the pro-life front, we have seen many advances.  With President Trump in the White House, one of the first things we were able to see through was the re-implementation of the Mexico City Policy, that halted international funds to organizations the perform or promote abortions abroad.

We also finally put an end to the hideous Obamacare contraception mandate that held the Little Sisters of the Poor and many other pro-life organizations hostage, paying for abortion and abortion-inducing drugs.

Those are major victories that get us excited about 2018.


Help CWA stand strong on the front lines. Your year-end gift will help us defend critical issues like the sanctity of life and religious freedom. Visit www.CapitolHillBrief.org and give your year-end gift today. If you’d like to hear these commentaries on the radio, find me on your local radio station.

 

Capitol Hill Brief — It’s Christmas

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It’s Christmas Day! What a wonderful time to reflect on the birth of our Savior and God’s goodness.  Scripture tells us that, “All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet: ‘Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel’ (which means, God with us).”

And that is the thought I’d like to leave with you today.  God is near.

I know 2017 was a tough year for many, but we must never equate adversity with the absence of God.

So, I lift up a prayer for you today wherever you are, whatever situation you are going through, that you may experience Immanuel, God with you.

Merry Christmas!


Help CWA stand strong on the front lines. Your year-end gift will help us defend critical issues like the sanctity of life and religious freedom. Visit www.CapitolHillBrief.org and give your year-end gift today. If you’d like to hear these commentaries on the radio, find me on your local radio station.

 

Capitol Hill Brief — Merry Christmas

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What do we celebrate on Christmas?  That, “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us.” That we witnessed, “His glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.”

There’s no bigger truth for us as Christians.  This is the good news we live and preach.  Therefore, this season is about reflecting on what is truly important. It is a season of sharing that grace we have received through the birth of our Savior.

So, from all of us at Concerned Women for America, we hope you have a Merry Christmas.  May you experience the joy and piece of the Son of God in your life, wherever you are.


Help CWA stand strong on the front lines. Your year-end gift will help us defend critical issues like the sanctity of life and religious freedom. Visit www.CapitolHillBrief.org and give your year-end gift today. If you’d like to hear these commentaries on the radio, find me on your local radio station.

 

Capitol Hill Brief — The Christmas Scene

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There’s a poem by G.K. Chesterton which captures well the scene of that first Christmas:

There fared a mother driven forth
Out of an inn to roam;
In the place where she was homeless
All men are at home.
The crazy stable close at hand,
With shaking timber and shifting sand,
Grew a stronger thing to abide and stand
Than the square stones of Rome.

It is one of the most beautiful aspects of the Christmas story. The Savior of the world — the King of Kings and Lord of Lords — born in the humblest of settings.

This challenges us to forsake our pride and follow Him who is meek and lowly.  And in Him we will find our rest.


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Capitol Hill Brief — Most Wonderful Time

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What joy is the Christmas season! The colors, the lights, the snow.  It’s a time to gather with family and friends.  But above all, it is a time to remember our Savior’s birth.

One of my favorite things to help me remember are our old hymns, full of Scripture and beauty.

“Hark the herald angels sing
‘Glory to the new-born King
Peace on earth and mercy mild
God and sinners reconciled.’”

Or how about that crescendo of Silent Night, proclaiming:

“Christ the Savior is born!”

There is “O come, all ye faithful, joyful and triumphant …”

And the splendor of the “Gloria, In excelsis Deo …”

It is, indeed, the most wonderful time of the year!


Help CWA stand strong on the front lines. Your year-end gift will help us defend critical issues like the sanctity of life and religious freedom. Visit www.CapitolHillBrief.org and give your year-end gift today. If you’d like to hear these commentaries on the radio, find me on your local radio station.

 

Capitol Hill Brief — Still Busy

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Friends, as we celebrate the Christmas season, I want to thank you for your support of Concerned Women for America. You make it possible for us to shine the light of Christmas on our nation’s public policy.

Right now, CWA’s legal team is hard at work writing our brief on a very important pro-life, free speech Supreme Court case out of California.

National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra challenges California’s Reproductive FACT Act, which was specifically designed to curtail pro-life clinics’ effectiveness by requiring them promote abortion services.

This is a clear violation of the Constitution, and CWA will represent your voice before the Court.


Help CWA stand strong on the front lines. Your year-end gift will help us defend critical issues like the sanctity of life and religious freedom. Visit www.CapitolHillBrief.org and give your year-end gift today. If you’d like to hear these commentaries on the radio, find me on your local radio station.

 

Capitol Hill Brief — Christmas Week

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As we look forward to celebrating Christmas this week, we also look back at the many blessings God has granted our nation.

It was a cold, snowy Christmas Eve that George Washington’s miraculous crossing of the Delaware River changed the course of history. One colonel recalled how a “providential fog” saved him and his men from being captured.

It was just one of the numerous miraculous occurrences of our nation’s founding.

That’s why it is not surprising to hear Washington say in his inaugural address, that, “No people can be bound to acknowledge and adore the Invisible Hand which conducts the affairs of men more than the people of the United States.”

All I can say is, “Amen!”


Help CWA stand strong on the front lines. Your year-end gift will help us defend critical issues like the sanctity of life and religious freedom. Visit www.CapitolHillBrief.org and give your year-end gift today. If you’d like to hear these commentaries on the radio, find me on your local radio station.