Government Relations Articles and Op-eds

The Left’s Legislative Rampage

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Concerned Women for America’s Vice President of Government Relations, Doreen Denny, joined America’s Voice to discuss the prospective laws that Democrats are looking to ram through. It’s hard for the…

Democrats’ Dirty Laundry: $3.5 Trillion Budget Reconciliation Update

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This week, House committees debated the details of the recently passed $3.5 trillion budget resolution, S. Con. Res. 14. The topline spending numbers and priorities in the Democrat blueprint were…

Senate and House Committees Set Stage to Draft Our Daughters

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“Certainly I will go with you,” said Deborah. “But because of the course you are taking, the honor will not be yours, for the LORD will deliver Sisera into the hands of a woman.” Judges 4:9…

Hit and Run: House Approves $3.5T Budget Plan and Elections Power Grab

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The House took a brief hiatus from August Recess this week to consider the Left’s tax and spend wish list and a partisan power grab to federalize our elections. Drama…

Senate Democrats’ Bloated Budget Plan Advances

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Senate Pulls All-Night Vote Fest to Advance Democrats’ Bloated Budget Plan This week, Senate Democrats steamrolled a $3.5 trillion budget resolution through an all-night floor debate and vote extravaganza. The…

Don’t Force our Daughters to Gamble Their Lives on the Lottery of War

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2021 Contact: Jacklyn Washington 202-748-3501, [email protected] Don’t Force our Daughters to Gamble Their Lives on the Lottery of War Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Sen. Mike Lee…

The Assault on Hyde and Family: FY 2022 House Appropriations Update

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Last week, the Democrat House Majority rammed through a federal budget stripped of all longstanding pro-life protections, including the Hyde Amendment. This tone-deaf political ploy effectively wrote a blank check…

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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

Transgenderism vs. Transformation-Episode 2

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Radical gender ideology has a chokehold on the very institutions that are meant to protect, educate, and uplift our children. Now more than ever, it is critical that parents are…

Transgenderism vs. Transformation: CWA in the Fight-Episode 1

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Radical gender ideology has a chokehold on the very institutions that are meant to protect, educate, and uplift our children. Now more than ever, it is critical that parents are…

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….