Speak Up for Kavanaugh!

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Dear Friends,

Just two weeks ago, Judge Kavanaugh sat through four intense days of questioning, and he did an outstanding job. Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee had at least two representatives in the room at all times, and we could not have been more impressed. He was steadfast in his dedication to the Constitution and his record as a D.C. Circuit Court Judge speaks for itself.

Judge Kavanaugh came out of his confirmation hearing unscathed. If it wasn’t evident before, his hearing gave no doubts that he is unequivocally qualified to sit on our nation’s highest court. Left with nothing to delay his confirmation, Democrats have turned to a last-ditch effort to defame this outstanding nominee with an unsubstantiated attack from almost 40 years ago.

Judge Kavanaugh has categorically denied it.

During his 25 years of public service, Judge Kavanaugh has been vetted by the FBI six times and never has a red flag been raised. Sen. Feinstein (D-California) kept this information to herself from late July until just now. The timing is not coincidental.

That is why all senators should stand firm in support of Brett Kavanaugh and against any delays. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) has said he is in favor of delaying the Judiciary Committee vote on Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation. This action will only invite more of these despicable tactics in the future.

CWALAC stands in support of any victim of abuse, but this last-minute ambush to derail a respectable nominee without evidence, and against an avalanche of examples of his good character, leaves no reason to delay this important confirmation.

Sen. Jeff Flake holds an important position as a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. He should not be swayed by fear tactics and hysteria from the left. Sen. Jeff Flake works for you, therefore, let him hear from you.

Please take a moment to call Sen. Jeff Flake and remind him what this confirmation means for this nation. Tell him to confirm Kavanaugh without delay!

Call Sen. Flake today at his Phoenix Office at 602-840-1891.

Thank you and may God bless you and your family,

Penny Nance
CEO and President
Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee

Tennesseans Stood Up for Amendment 1!

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Concerned Women for America of Tennessee is pleased to announce the resounding success of the “Tennesseans Stand Up for Amendment 1” Press Conference. An overflowing crowd of Amendment 1 supporters gathered to listen to experienced and informed speakers talk about why we should vote ”Yes” on Amendment 1. The Duggar family sang a beautiful rendition of “It’s Through the Blood.” Josh Duggar, now with Family Research Council, released some very encouraging poll numbers which show that 64 percent of Tennesseans support Amendment 1 and that when they have the correct information about it, they will vote for it.

Sen. Mae Beavers, who carried one of the important bills to get Amendment 1 on the ballot, spoke about her determination to get this bill passed. She also gave thanks and spoke of her appreciation for one of our attendees, former Sen. David Fowler with Family Action Council -Tennessee. She acknowledged that he had drafted the first versions of this amendment and has continued to support it, jumping through all the hoops needed to get it on the ballot.

State Representatives Courtney Rogers and Terri Lynn Weaver also spoke about the importance of the people of Tennessee supporting and voting Yes on Amendment 1.

Brenda Causey, State Director of Concerned Women for America of Tennessee, spoke of three reasons Tennesseans should vote for Amendment

  1. Tennesseans will have the ability to ensure that their tax dollars will not continue to fund abortions.
  2. Tennesseans will have a voice in what abortion laws are passed or not passed.
  3. Amendment 1 will allow the state legislature to protect women from abortion doctors like Kermit Gosnell. Tennessee’s abortion facilities are not regulated or inspected. How many doctors does Tennessee have like Kermit Gosnell? We have no idea.

Hearts were touched by the poignant words Michelle Duggar shared with us, speaking about the baby holocaust being perpetrated by abortion providers across the state. She also made a startling point that because abortion facilities are not regulated or licensed, your dog may get better care from a veterinarian than a woman seeking an abortion at one of these abortion facilities.

Two important figures in the Pro-Life movement, who were not able to make it in person, sent statements in support of Amendment 1. They were Congresswoman Diane Black and Sen. Rick Santorum. Read their statements here:

Congressman Diane Black – “I am proud to support passage of Amendment 1,” said Congressman Diane Black. “I was privileged to carry the underlying legislation in both the State House and the State Senate, and after more than a decade of work, Tennesseans now have a chance to voice their opinion at the ballot box. For me, this is a personal battle. As a nurse, I cared for a young girl who tragically lost her life due to an abortion. And as a nurse and a mother, I know we need to protect women and girls who seek abortions with commonsense protections like informed consent and proper regulation of abortion clinics — the same commonsense protections provided to women in our surrounding states. It is time for Tennesseans to show that we care about the health of women and children impacted by abortion.”

Senator Rick Santorum – “I am proud to stand with my friends in Tennessee committed to fight for the sanctity of life. Passing Amendment 1 will return the power to enact abortion restrictions back to the legislature and into the power of the people, rather than with a few activist justices. If Amendment 1 does not pass, members of the Tennessee legislature will continue to be unable to pass any basic abortion protections because the court will strike them down as a violation of one’s “right to abortion.” We must do more to protect all life – born and unborn – and I encourage Tennesseans to vote in favor of Amendment 1”

If you are still wondering why you should vote for Amendment 1, this amendment will allow us to pass common sense legislation to amend, repeal or replace outdated abortion laws. In 2000 our Supreme Court ruled that our State Constitution allowed for a “right to abortion” under the “right to privacy” clause. Since then, abortion laws have been overturned, and now we have NO informed consent, NO regulation of abortion facilities and NO waiting period.

A huge THANK YOU goes out to all of our speakers, also the Baldwin family, State Representative Beth Harwell, and the House Speaker’s office, for their help with organizing this event.

Please vote “YES” on Amendment 1 and encourage your friends to do the same. Pray for the people of the state of Tennessee and our local and state leaders. And remember to get out and VOTE on November 4!

Join Us for the SpeakLife Conference in Nashville on March 29

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Tennessee has become an Abortion Destination . . . THIS MUST STOP!

Come hear Dr. Alveda King, Penny Nance, Victoria Hearst and Sheila Harper! You will hear about pro-life Amendment 1 which will be on the ballot in Tennessee in November AND get an update on the pro-life movement across the nation. You will also hear testimonies of redemption and hope through Jesus Christ. Join us as we Speak Life in the State of Tennessee!

Click on one of the following for more information on the conference. Feel free to print and distribute freely to friends, family and church.
Conference flyer
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In addition, consider attending one or more of the events prior to the Conference:
• Members Only talk with CWA President and CEO Penny Nance
• Meet & Greet with the Speakers

Click HERE to find out more about these events as well as to register for one or more of the three. To assist us in preparation, please register in advance though all walk-ins are welcome.

I hope to see you there and be sure to bring a friend!

Brenda Causey
State Director
CWA of Tennessee
[email protected]

ACT NOW to Preserve Religious Freedom in Tennessee Schools!

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ACT NOW to Preserve Religious Freedom in Tennessee Schools!

Concerned Women for America of Tennessee, along with American Family Association, is supporting The Religious Viewpoints Non-Discrimination Act (HB1547/SB1793). It has been introduced in the State of Tennessee to protect children’s religious liberties in public schools.

House Bill 1547 and Senate Bill 1793 will guarantee students free expression of religious belief in schools, including speaking at assemblies and homework assignments, and mandating that schools permit religious student organizations.

For example, elementary students could celebrate Christmas by passing out candy canes with the story of the nativity, middle school students could openly discuss their favorite Bible character in speech class, and high school students could do essays on why they believe in Jesus.

It also requires schools to permit students to organize prayer groups, religious clubs, “see you at the pole” gatherings, and other religious gatherings before, during, and after school to the same extent that students are permitted to organize other non-curricular student activities and groups.

HB1547 has been introduced in the House by Rep. Courtney Rogers, and the companion Senate bill (SB1793) has been introduced by Sen. Ferrell Haile.

TAKE ACTION: Please send an e-mail to your State Representative and Senator by clicking here.

Feel free to use the following text as an example:

Dear Representative/Senator ______________,

Please support the Religious Viewpoints Non-Discrimination Act (HB1547/SB1793). Our family believes that our children should have the opportunity to discuss their viewpoints without the fear of repercussions from school faculty or staff.

Thank you for your service, and we would appreciate your “Yes” vote on the Religious Viewpoints Non-Discrimination Act.


PRAY: Please pray with us that legislators hearts will be open and supportive of protecting the right of students to express their religious views.