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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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…