CWA Government Relations


CWA’s Government Relations Department is led by Doreen Denny where she oversees policy engagement with the legislative and executive branches of government to advance CWA’s seven core issues: religious liberty, the sanctity of human life, defense of the family, sexual exploitation, education, national sovereignty, and support for Israel.

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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…