Government Relations Articles and Op-eds

Born Alive Discharge Petition Score Letter

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Concerned Women for America LAC sent this scorecard letter urging U.S. Representatives to sign the discharge petition in support of H.R. 619, the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Join…

Wanted: Governors of Courage to Stand Against Radical Gender Ideology

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By Doreen Denny, Vice President of Government Relations In the past two weeks, we have seen significant progress in the fight against radical gender ideology in the states. Importantly, many…

Happily never after: Democrats push a modern-day war on women

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Washington Examiner Op-ed by Doreen Denny, Vice President of Government Relations If Sleeping Beauty awakened today, she may be shocked to learn that being a woman no longer means being…

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Action Needed! Hyde Amendment at Stake

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If you oppose the federal government using taxes from workers’ paychecks to fund the destruction of babies in the womb through abortion, call your member of Congress at 202-225-3121 and…

CWALAC Letter Opposes Becerra for HHS

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Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC) submitted a letter to the U.S. Senate opposing the nomination of Xavier Becerra to be Secretary of Health and Human Services. The…

Equality Act Exposes Radical Gender Ideology and Need for “Promise to America’s Children”

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The “Equality Act” (H.R. 5) just passed a Democrat-controlled House of Representatives for the second time, but for opponents, including Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC), the latest…

“Equality Act” Exposed: Democrats Ram Vote to Avoid Scrutiny

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, 2021 Contact: Natalie Panettiere 202-266-4816, [email protected] “Equality Act” Exposed:  Vulnerable Women and Children Lose House Democrats Ram Vote to Avoid Scrutiny Washington, D.C. – Penny…

Equality Act Exposed: Virtual Rally

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The “Equality Act” will be voted on by the House this week. H.R. 5, the “Equality Act” overrules the truth about being created male and female and must be stopped. The Equality Act’s…

Education Nominee Denies the Injustice Faced by Female Athletes

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By Doreen Denny, Vice President of Government Relations As Education Nominee Denies the Injustice Faced by Female Athletes, “Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act” Gains Support on Capitol…

All Night Vote-A-Rama to Push Massive New COVID Spending

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This week, President Joe Biden shirked off a request from several moderate Republican Senators to work on a bipartisan coronavirus relief bill. Meanwhile, Senate Democrats led by Budget Chairman Bernie…

Pro-life Senators join House Members in Drawing the Line to Save Hyde

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Forty-eight Republican Senators have penned a letter to Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) pledging to oppose the rollback of longstanding protections in current law. Only Republican Senators Susan Collins…

Biden’s Abortion Extremism Unmasked on the Eve of the March for Life

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2021 Contact: Natalie Panettiere 202-266-4816, [email protected] Biden’s Abortion Extremism Unmasked on the Eve of the March for Life Self-Proclaimed “Unifier” Breaks with Vast Majority of…

Penny on CBN: Your Tax Dollars Will Soon Be Promoting Overseas Abortions

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Penny Nance, CEO and President of Concerned Women for America addressed President Joe Biden’s Executive Order that rescinded the Mexico City Policy, “It is incredibly tragic that the Biden administration…

Political Revenge Impeachment Not Good for the Country

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    January 25, 2021   Contact:  Natalie Panettiere 202-266-4816, [email protected]   Political Revenge Impeachment Not Good for the Country Washington, D.C. – This evening, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi…

U.S. House Barrels Through Trump Impeachment

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Despite a plea by many to focus on a peaceful transition of power and warnings against fomenting further political upheaval following the unconscionable violence at the U.S. Capitol, Speaker Nancy…

Follow Through on Final Actions will Provide Foundation for Future Battles

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The Trump Administration has taken several important actions in the final weeks of office that will provide an important foundation of policy, fact, and analysis as we anticipate the battleground…

Global Pro-Life Leadership Will Carry On in Geneva Consensus Declaration

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By Doreen Denny, Vice President of Government Relations. Protecting the sanctity of human life on the global stage was among the first acts of the Trump Administration and is set…

Changing the Rules in the 117th Congress – Amen and Awoman?

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The U.S. House of Representatives convened last Sunday for the opening of the 117th Congress. It became apparent rather quickly that we will have our work cut out for us….

CWA Response to Lawlessness in D.C.

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Concerned Women for America’s CEO and President Penny Nance responded to the January 6 events at the U.S. Capital in Washington, D.C. “Lawlessness is not a Christian, conservative value.  @CWforA…

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Trump Orders Emergency Learning Scholarships

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As 2020 Ends and Schools Stay Closed, President Trump Orders Emergency Learning Scholarships to Offer Hope in the New Year   COVID-19 caused many public schools to stay closed for…

Bipartisan Duo in Congress Unites to Protect Women’s Sports

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Democrat Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) and Republican Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma) have joined hands across the aisle to protect the rights of female athletes under Title IX, the federal law that ensures…

Concerned Women Today! The Fight to Keep the Hyde Amendment

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Doreen Denny, CWA’s Vice President of Government Relations, takes you inside the U.S. House of Representatives to get a first-hand account of a hearing on the fight to keep the…

Title IX, Which Paved the Way for Women’s Sports, Now Threatens Its Gains

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Concerned Women for America’s Vice President of Government Relations, Doreen Denny, was interview by Verily magazine concerning Title IX and female athletics.  Read the entire article here.

MORE Act Promotes Marijuana Use, Not Justice

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With a government shutdown on the horizon and coronavirus crippling communities across America, the Democrat-controlled Congress has prioritized the left’s obsession with pot use to vote on a bill removing…

Geneva Consensus Aims to Protect the Sanctity of Life

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By Amy Lidell, Intern for Concerned Women for America The fight for life continues as the United States has come together with Brazil, Egypt, Hungary, Indonesia, and Uganda to form…

Confirmed and Sworn In!

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Friends, Congratulations! Your support and engagement have now helped confirm Justice Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court. She was just confirmed by a vote of 52-48 and…

Historic Moment for Conservative Women, ACB Confirmed to the Supreme Court

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 26, 2020 Contact: Stephanie Rivera 954.243.6301, [email protected] Historic Moment for Conservative Women, ACB Confirmed to the Supreme Court Washington, D.C. – The United States Senate just confirmed…

CWA’s Victory in Transgender Sports Case a Win for Women’s Rights

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By Doreen Denny, Vice President of Government Relations Concerned Women for America (CWA) just landed a significant victory protecting the rights of college female athletes under federal law. The U.S….

Press Release: University Forced to Rescind Transgender Sports Policy

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16, 2020 Contact: Doreen Denny, Vice President of Government Relations (202) 420-1491, [email protected]  University Forced to Rescind Transgender Policy as Violation of Title IX after Biological Male wins NCAA…

Why Title IX and the Future of Female Sports are at Risk Today

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CWA’s Vice President of Government Relations, Doreen Denny, appeared on Save Women’s Sports webinar to discuss Title IX and the future of women’s sports in America including the need for…

Safety First Online Starts at Home

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By Amy Lidell, Intern for Concerned Women for America Last week the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) partnered with the White House, Justice Department, and Department of…

Press Release: Senate Conservatives Stand with Female Student-Athletes

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2020 Contact: Doreen Denny, Vice President of Government Relations (202) 420-1491, [email protected] Senate Conservatives Stand with Female Student-Athletes to Protect Title IX from Bostock Fallout Washington, D.C. –…

It’s Final! Education Rule Aims to Protect Free Speech for Faith-Based College Groups

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The U.S. Department of Education has finalized a significant rule to secure free speech and equal access rights for faith-based groups on public college campuses and shield them from discrimination….

DeVos Stands With Female Athletes Forced to Face Transgender Competitors

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Read Concerned Women for America’s Vice President of Government Relations, Doreen Denny, op-ed in CNS-News online. “It’s Official! Bostock Does Not Overrule Biology under Title IX,” says Doreen Denny, Concerned…

The Old-School Tactics of Teachers Unions May Not Survive COVID-19

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Across the country, millions of families are faced with cobbling together strategies to make a new school year work. In many places, schools could have been working on better solutions,…

Trump Administration Acts to Protect Human Dignity in Sickness and in Health

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Concerned Women for America (CWA) received three exclusive briefings last week on actions the Trump Administration is taking to protect human dignity across the lifespan. No human life should be…

CWALAC Endorses Focus on Protecting Children and Taxpayers from the Destructive Cost of Gender Reassignment

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Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee’s (CWALAC) impact on policy was on display as several members of Congress, led by Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-California), introduced legislation responding to the…

Key Update on the NCAA & Idaho’s Fairness in Women’s Sports Act

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Important Update: NCAA’s Board of Governors did not take action against Idaho for enacting the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act at their meeting on August 4. That is good news!! But the fight…

Whether or Not Schools Reopen, Families Need Choices

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Back to School is here, and it seems we are back to where we ended – struggling to adapt to continued uncertainty without the luxury of time on our side. …

Penny Nance urges FDA to remove abortion pill from U.S. market

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Today, Penny Nance joined leading medical and prolife groups urging the FDA to remove the abortion pill, mifepristone, immediately from the U.S. market for its imminent danger to women after…

House Republican Appropriators Seek to Restore Pro-Life Protections

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By Lindsey Hudson, Intern for Concerned Women for America’s Government Relations Last week, the Democrat majority of the House Committee on Appropriations advanced several fiscal year (FY) 2021 spending bills…

DOJ Backs Idaho’s Fairness in Women’s Sports Act

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By Lindsey Hudson, Intern for Concerned Women for America’s Government Relations Department Idaho is spearheading the fight to protect and maintain equal opportunity and fair competition for female athletes in…

House Democrats Just Set Up a Shutdown

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CWA’s Vice President of Government Relations Doreen Denny published the following op-ed in Townhall: “House Democrats unveiled their fiscal year 2021 spending bills, and they are nothing short of a dare….

CWA Thanks Secretary of Education

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As we recognize the 48th Anniversary of Title IX this week, Penny Nance sent a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos encouraging decisive action to enforce Title IX’s mandate…

Despite Bad Ruling at the Supreme Court, HHS Issues Final Rule Upholding Traditional Definition of Sex

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Last year,  President Trump, through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), proposed a rule to overturn an erroneous interpretation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that redefined the…

Recent Dept. of Educ. Ruling: CT Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s (CIAC) Policy Allowing Biological Males to Compete in Women’s Sports Violates Title IX

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CWA’s Vice President of Government Relations appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins to discuss the recent Department of Education ruling that the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s (CIAC) policy allowing…

Victory in Women’s Sports Civil Rights Case Carries Warning: Don’t Deny Female Athletes Equal Opportunity

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Washington, D.C. – Concerned Women for America (CWA) applauds the U.S. Department of Education (ED) for taking a significant step in the fight to protect the integrity of women’s sports….