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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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…