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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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…