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Members of Congress Work to Prevent DIY Abortion on College Campuses

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On July 21, Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) introduced the “Protecting Life on College Campus Act of 2021” with Rep. Mary Miller (R-Illinois) as the House co-lead; Sen. Steve Daines (R-Montana)…

Meet CWA Intern Hayden Sledge

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Hello everyone! My name is Hayden Sledge. I was born on Ft. Stewart military base in Georgia and grew up in Mountain Brook, Alabama. I am entering my senior year…

The Rise of TelAbortion

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By Hayden Sledge, CWA Communications Intern In early 2020, 13 states participated in an at-home, mail-in chemical abortion pilot program called TelAbortion. And because of COVID-19 and the rise of…

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CEO Penny Nance Implores Legislators to Protect Life

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FOX News highlights a letter spearheaded by conservative leaders to encourage legislators to block federal funding of abortion. In the letter, Concerned Women for America CEO and President Penny Nance…

Why Christians should reject Critical Race Theory

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What is Critical Race Theory (CRT)? CRT is a lens through which people can choose to view the world, and it presents a society in which there are two categories…

Fox News Op-ed: Nance: What I learned from FBI’s ‘assessment’ of me, my organization

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Last week, Concerned Women for America (CWA) reported in this press release on the FBI’s unjustified targeting of CWA. Penny Nance, CWA’s CEO and President spoke out on the FBI…

Meet CWA Intern Noelle Fitchett

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Greetings! My name is Noelle Fitchett. I was born and raised in the City of Angels— Los Angeles, California. I begin my final year at California State University Fullerton, majoring…

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FY 2022 Appropriations Update: Standing Strong for Life in the House

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As Congress drafts appropriations bills for the new fiscal year, pro-life advocates are fighting to preserve longstanding prohibitions on the use of taxpayer dollars for abortions, both at home and…

CWA International – Mexico City Report

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On July 7, Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC), along with International Civic Network (ICN) and Red de Acción Ética y política (RAEP), hosted the "Parliamentarian Action on...

BREAKING: FBI’s Unjustified Targeting of Concerned Women for America

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 14, 2021 Contact: Jacklyn Washington 202-748-3501, [email protected] BREAKING: FBI’s Unjustified Targeting of Concerned Women for America The following quote can be attributed to Penny Nance, CEO and…

You Asked; We Answered: A Step-by-Step Guide for Fighting Back Against Corporate America

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Our last episode on Concerned Women Today highlighted Corporate America’s devastating abandonment of Middle America and family values. Due to such a high demand for more content on this topic,…

CWA Responds to Viral Gay Chorus Video Sexualizing Children

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San Francisco’s Gay Men’s Chorus made headlines last week by posting a highly controversial video claiming they were going to “convert your children.” The chorus has defended their remarks as…

Penny Nance: Democratic Leaders Abandoned Common Sense

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Penny Nance joined a panel of strong, conservative women on Real America’s Voice to discuss today’s top news. Key takeaway: Democratic leaders abandoned common sense when the American people needed…

Planned Parenthood Receiving 19x More Funding Under Biden Than Obama

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Despite being a professed Catholic, President Joe Biden is now allowing 19 times more funding to funnel into Planned Parenthood than did under President Obama. Penny Nance joined No Apologies…

Meet CWA Intern Morgan Schlesselman

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Hi there! My name is Morgan Schlesselman. I was born and raised in a small town in the Central Valley of California. In May 2020, I graduated from Fresno Pacific…

A Nightmare Scenario for Women’s Olympic Dreams

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By Morgan Schlesselman, CWA Government Relations Intern For the first time, a transgender athlete will compete in the Olympics. Laurel Hubbard, a biological male from New Zealand, will compete in…

The Spiritual War Against Children

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I have pleaded with you before to realize that secular humanists are systematically targeting our children for indoctrination. A recent op-ed titled “Yes, kink belongs at Pride. And I want my kids…

Webinar: How to Lobby the Education Bureaucracy

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Date: Thursday, July 8 Time: 4:00 p.m. Eastern [3:00 p.m. Central; 2:00 p.m. Mountain; 1:00 p.m. Pacific) Webinar Description: Navigating and influencing the education bureaucracy can be very confusing and…

CWA Co-Hosting International Event in Mexico City

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On July 7, Concerned Women for America (CWA) is co-hosting our first international event in Mexico City to support government officials in protecting their national laws. CWA’s Vice President of…

The Day That Changed the Course of History Forever

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A few short months ago, President Joe Biden sent a message to the American people. He said, “If we do this together, by July the 4th, there’s a good chance…

YWA July Leader’s Call with Rep. Kat Cammack

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Young Women for America invites you to join our Zoom call with Rep. Kat Cammack (R-Florida), who serves Florida’s 3rd Congressional District. As the youngest Republican woman, she has great…

High Court Term Closes with Momentous First Amendment Defense, A CWA Win

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This week, on the last day of the Court’s 2020 term, the United States Supreme Court gave us a significant First Amendment victory in Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Bonta,…

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CWA Latest in Townhall: Biden Administration Masks Abortion Agenda as ‘Gender Equality’

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Concerned Women for America Vice President of International Affairs Neydy Casillas, Esq. highlights the Biden administration’s distorted rhetoric in defending a pro-abortion agenda in her latest Townhall article, “Biden Administration Masks Abortion Agenda…

Mind Your Business? Congress Pushes Disclosure of Sex Preferences of Nation’s Business Owners

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The Left’s drive to impose government mandates that classify people by their sexual behavior and gender preferences was fully on display in Congress recently, drawing even some self-described conservative members…

Meet CWA Intern Madeline Peltzer

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Madeline serves as a CWA intern for Field Operations and Legal Studies. Hi there! My name is Madeline Peltzer. I was born and raised in Arizona and am the oldest…

Five Fun Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Independence Day

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Five Fun Facts … John Adams believed July 2 was the correct date to celebrate American’s independence and reportedly turned down appearing at various July 4 events in protest. The…

Mad Moms: In the Fight to Protect American Families

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Brands that American families have been using and trusting for decades have turned their backs on the very customers that made them so successful. Gone are the days of using...

The Ongoing Fight to Protect Hyde

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(Action item at the bottom of the post.) President Biden’s $6 trillion Fiscal Year 2022 budget proposal to Congress breaks over four decades of bipartisan precedent by removing the Hyde…

SCOTUS Strikes Down Philadelphia’s Anti-Christian Policy

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Catholic Social Services (CSS) has been serving the underprivileged children of Philadelphia for over two centuries. The organization serves children through adoption and foster care services as an outpouring of…

School Districts: The New Ground Zero

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Critical Race Theory. Project 1619. Girls and boys using the same bathrooms and locker rooms. Biological males competing as female athletes. Preferred pronouns. Sex education. Radical liberal elitists have been…

No Celebration: Nearly 50 Years of Title IX Equality for Women at Risk

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By Morgan Schlesselman, CWA Government Relations Intern June 23, 2021, marks the 49th anniversary of the passage of Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, which states that…

Olympics 2021: An Unfair Playing Field

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For the first time ever, a transgender athlete has qualified for an Olympic team. Laurel Hubbard of New Zealand was selected for their national team on Monday and will compete…

For America (Day 123)

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In our distress we cry out to You, Lord, For You hear our prayers. We stand at the door and knock, Confident that You will open. Not to excuse our…

The UN Wants to Deliver Abortion to People Starving To Death

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In her latest piece in The Federalist, our Vice President of International Affairs, Neydy Casillas, Esq., decries the UN’s support of radical left-leaning policies. Instead of focusing on critical issues…

The Left’s Quest for Abortion on Demand

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On June 16, 2021, the Democrat-controlled Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution held a hearing titled “Protecting Roe: Why We Need the Women’s Health Protection Act,” a timely homage to…

Celebrating at the Supreme Court

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A historic win for religious liberty at the United States Supreme Court today in Fulton v. Philadelphia! And you know who was the only group present at the Supreme Court to celebrate this landmark decision? That’s right, Concerned…

Freedom Rings Again in Philadelphia with Big First Amendment Win at U.S. Supreme Court

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2021 Contact: Jacklyn Washington 202-748-3501, [email protected] Freedom Rings Again in Philadelphia with Big First Amendment Win at U.S. Supreme Court Washington, D.C. – Conservative women…

Press Release:  Education Department Throws the Civil Rights of Women Under the Bus

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2021 Contact: Jacklyn Washington 202-748-3501, [email protected]  Education Department Redefines Sex to Throw the Civil Rights of Women Under the Bus A sham and a shame….

Penny Nance on True Female Empowerment

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CEO and President of Concerned Women for America, Penny Nance, joined Jenna Ellis on Just the Truth to discuss the importance of rooting their identity in Christ. They remind young…

I’ve Turned into My Old Preacher

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In my inaugural Substack exclusive, I wrote to you about the strategic targeting of our children by secularist humanists intent on capturing and manipulating their minds and emotions before they are…

The Left Is Taking Over International Organizations

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Concerned Women for America Vice President of International Affairs Neydy Casillas, Esq. highlights the increasing leftist shift of internationally recognized organizations in her latest Washington Times article, “The Left is…

CWA Opposes AFT Anti-Semitic Resolutions

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Concerned Women for America signed onto a letter to Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, concerning the recent adoption by two American Federation of Teachers (AFT) affiliates…

Watch CWA’s Court Update by Mario Diaz

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Young Women for America hosted Mario Diaz, Esq., Concerned Women for America’s Legal Counsel this week to discuss the latest opinions handed down by the Supreme Court and to look…

Critical Race Theory – Racism Under New Management

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Critical Race Theory (CRT) is the radical new ideology taking our culture – and schools – by storm. Wrapped up in pretty packaging, this dangerous worldview seeks to deconstruct America…

CWA Provides Live Testimony on Title IX

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This week the U.S. Department of Education held a virtual public hearing on Title IX and the Department’s role in addressing sex discrimination. Doreen Denny, CWA’s Vice President of Government...

CWA Court Update This Monday

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Young Women for America invites you… There’s been a lot of buzz around the fact that the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has decided to hear oral arguments…

For America (Day 122)

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Precious God, we cry to You all day long, In the morning we praise Your name, Giving thanks for Your works, For Your mercies, which are new every day. Midday…

The Equality Act: Our Cultural Crisis

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This radical woke era is one in which Sleeping Beauty might not want to wake. If she did, she’d be surprised to learn that even Prince Charming could be a…

Endless Frontier Act Gives Us Endless Ethical Concerns

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Concerned Women for America LAC has been leading the way in opposing the final passage of the Endless Frontier Act, reckless legislation that would allow for your taxpayer dollars to...

Taking Back the Rainbow

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This past weekend, hundreds of formerly LGBTQ-identifying individuals gathered in Washington, D.C. as part of the CHANGED Movement’s Freedom March. They shared testimonies about how Jesus met them where they…

Children on the Brink

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In the paragraphs that follow, I attempt the impossible. Few achieve the magical task of putting into words the unspeakable fidgeting of the heart. It is a dangerous business to…

#FireFauci

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CEO and President Penny Nance responds to the Fauci email scandal, calling out Big Tech for their role in shutting down the First Amendment in America amid a national crisis. …

Florida Governor Protects Female Athletes

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(L-R: Annabelle Rutledge, Gov. Ron DeSantis, Terri Johannessen) Concerned Women for America (CWA) of Florida State Director Terri Johannessen and Young Women for America (YWA) National Director Annabelle Rutledge joined…

Where is the Church?

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If you’re a believer, you’ve probably found yourself wondering more than a few times lately, where have people of faith been throughout these pressing cultural debates? As Christians, we are…

Nance’s RCP Op-ed: Cancel Culture’s Latest Victim

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Penny Nance, Concerned Women for America’s CEO and President weighed in on the Cancel Culture’s newest victim in her Real Clear Politics op-ed: “Time and again, the Left tried and…

For America (Day 121) – A Memorial Day Prayer

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Father in Heaven, all glory to You, Who sent Your Son, Jesus, to die in our stead, All glory for that sacrifice, Which opened the way. It is a reminder,…

No Hiding from the Hyde Amendment

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Appropriations season is upon us. As President Biden unveils his $6 trillion Fiscal Year 2022 budget proposal to Congress, it is time again to protect longstanding prohibitions on the use…

SBA Administrator Withholds the Truth on Funding to Planned Parenthood

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The Small Business Administration (SBA) has obstructed proper Congressional oversight of the COVID-19 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) through its refusal to share information on over $90 million in total loans…

Happy Memorial Day 2021

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This weekend many Americans will leave work looking forward to a long weekend ahead, to spending more time with their friends and loved ones, and to some much-needed time in…

Why Christians Support Israel

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By Lela Gallery, YWA Ambassador – Mount Holyoke College Whenever the question arises about why Christians–specifically, Evangelicals–support Israel so staunchly, some point to a surface-level and one-dimensional answer: preparation for…

For America (Day 120)

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We are still to know that You are God, Father of light and beauty. We will exalt Your Name this day And forevermore, wherever we stand. You are our Fortress…

The Truth about Socialism – Listen Now!

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A new episode of the Concerned Women Today podcast is available for streaming now. This week, Penny is joined by Morgan Zegers, founder of Young Americans Against Socialism. In her…

Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Fact Sheet

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The case1 presents a challenge to a Mississippi state law that places strict limits on abortions after 15 weeks. The case is not a direct challenge to Roe. The limited…

NCAA Caves to Public Pressure on Women’s Sports

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Just one month ago, the NCAA threw female athletes under the bus and sided with transgender athletes, claiming it would prohibit states with restrictions on trans athletes in place from…

Momentous Pro-Life Case to the U.S. Supreme Court

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Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Explained The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear a pro-life case out of Mississippi challenging a state law that places strict limits…

Concerned Women Ready to Fight for Life

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2021 Contact: Natalie Panettiere 202-266-4816, [email protected] Washington, D.C. – Penny Nance, CEO and President of Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC), the largest…

Nance to CBN News: “Religious freedom is endowed by our Creator.”

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Penny Nance joined CBN News this week to discuss the state of religious freedom in America and beyond. Here’s what Penny had to say, “Religious freedom is a universal human…

We Must Reject Critical Race Theory

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“America is not a racist country,” said Sen. Tim Scott (R-South Carolina) as he delivered the response to President Joe Biden’s first address to Congress. He is right. Racism is…

Israel and Hamas: The Truth Behind the Attack

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By Neydy Casillas, Esq., Vice President of International Affairs Over the past few days, the extremist Muslims of Hamas have launched a terrorist attack on the people of Israel. The…

Podcast: Praying Over the Nation of Israel

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The terrorist group Hamas has been targeting Israel with hundreds of rocket attacks over the past few days. We’ll get to the root of how this unrest truly began, with…

For America (Day 119)

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A Prayer for Israel Lord God, Yahweh, the Great I Am, When I look at the hatred directed at the people of Israel, I am reminded that they are Your…

Penny Nance on Cyber-attacks, Critical Race Theory, and the Impact on American families

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Penny Nance, our President and CEO, joined America’s Voice Live to discuss the news of the day, including the cyber-attack on the Colonial pipeline, Critical Race Theory, and how all these…

A Love Story Only God Could Write

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Our Chief Financial Officer, Denise Cappuccio, joined “Joy with Danette Crawford” this week to share a powerful story of what can happen when we surrender our own will and desires…

Breaking: Biden SBA Approves $10 Million PPP Loan to New York Planned Parenthood

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Time-sensitive action item at the end of this article. Planned Parenthood of Greater New York has just been awarded a $10 million loan in the final hours of the Paycheck…

Nance on Newsmax: Activist Political Indoctrination of Our Kids

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Penny Nance, CEO and President of Concerned Women for America, joined Spicer & Co to discuss the activist political indoctrination permeating every aspect of children’s lives. Nance: “The very people who…

A Conversation with CWA’s VP of International Relations

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Join Young Women for America via Zoom for an interview and conversation with CWA’s newest team member, Neydy Casillas, Esq. Neydy is serving as CWA’s Vice President of International Affairs…

Christian Institutions Adopting Anti-God Rhetoric?

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By Rachel Culver, YWA Ambassador, Fresno Pacific University In August of 2020, I had just entered my freshman year at Fresno Pacific University, a Christian college. Only one week into…

2020 Census Moves Seven Congressional Seats

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By Doreen Denny, Vice President of Government Relations Results from the 2020 census were announced this week with significant implications for the 2022 election. Every ten years, the U.S. census triggers…

Penny on CBN: Church is Essential

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Penny Nance, CEO and President of Concerned Women for America, discussed on CBN’s Faith Nation the CDC guidelines on churches. Penny had this to say: “We recognize that there is a…