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Join CWA in Opposing Biden’s LGBTQ Title IX Rule

By | Barrett, News and Events, Sexual Exploitation, Women's Sports | No Comments

The U.S. Department of Education has officially released the Biden Title IX Rule for public comment, and it is even worse than expected. Title IX was supposed to protect women and girls from discrimination on the basis of sex. Not anymore.  

 

Instead of upholding sex discrimination on the basis of male and female biology, Biden’s Title IX Rule imposes LGBTQ identities as the basis for sex discrimination. Under the fancy title, “Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance,” Biden’s Department of Education proposes to rewrite federal civil rights law turning our schools into laboratories for promoting sex and gender ideology at the expense of women and girls.

Here are some of the major changes to Title IX in the Biden LGBTQ Rule: 

 

“Gender Identity” is now “Sex”

  • Rejects that “sex” is defined as biologically male or female:  “on the basis of sex includes discrimination on the basis of sex stereotypes, sex characteristics, pregnancy or related conditions, sexual orientation, and gender identity.” This is a radical rewrite of the basic federal law on sex discrimination that Congress has NEVER authorized.
  • Schools must affirm and accommodate students on the basis of “gender identity” – using preferred names and pronouns and “gender support plans” without parental consent. This “gender identity” mandate extends to all programs and activities, including locker rooms, restrooms, rape crisis centers, housing, athletic programs, and more.
  • Female students lose their rights.  Protecting girls will now be in direct conflict with the “gender identity” mandate giving males self-identifying as girls the right to take their place.  As students and athletes, our daughters deserve to have the law on their side, not against them.

 

School Personnel can be “Parents”

  • A new definition of “Parental Status” empowers school personnel to act “in loco parentis” (in place of parents). Parental rights could be overruled by Title IX policy barring sex discrimination. Schools could withhold information from parents about their child’s “identity” at school.

 

Abortion = Pregnancy

  • A new definition of “Pregnancy or Related Conditions” gives abortion the same status as childbearing.  Schools would be required to provide support and services for “termination of pregnancy.” Any activity that promotes choosing life for an unborn child could be banned.

Biden’s Title IX Rule also overrules any state law protecting women and children from the harmful impact of gender ideology and requires all educational institutions to enforce an extreme LGBTQ agenda in our schools against the rights of parents, students, and teachers.

 

  • Any student or teacher who holds a traditional view of marriage, the scientific meaning of sex, or the value of unborn human life could be charged with sex-based harassment.

Join CWA in opposing Biden’s Title IX Rule. Now is the time to make your voice heard! Tell the U.S. Department of Education you oppose this radical rewrite of rules redefining “sex” and mandating that schools cater to the extreme LGBTQ agenda, causing harm to children and stripping parents of their rights to protect their children from sexual indoctrination.    

 

Visit CWA’s Title IX Action Center to send your comment directly to the U.S. Department of Education today. 

  1. Provide your views on one or more issues in the Biden Title IX Rule which radically rewrites the meaning and scope of sex discrimination in federal law.    
  2. Challenge the Dept. of Education with questions about the cost, confusion, and impact of overturning protections based on biological sex in federal law.

For more information, see CWA’s A Guide for Commenting on Biden’s Proposed Title IX Rule

Gov. Wolfe Insults Female Athletes

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Now that the Pennsylvania Legislature is in recess until September, I wanted to update you on the Women’s Sports Act and remind you about the upcoming Pennsylvania March for Life.

 

Women’s Sport Act

As promised, Gov. Tom Wolf (Democrat) vetoed HB972, the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act. This bill would have provided a fair playing field for female athletes by banning biological boys identifying as girls from participating in girls’ sports at the K-12 and college levels. Gov. Wolf’s veto insults every Pennsylvania girl working to excel in her sport. Women’s sports should not be open to just anyone, and we will continue to stand up for the rights, safety, and privacy of female athletes. Since supporting women in sports is historically a bipartisan position, my question is, why doesn’t Gov. Wolf want to protect women?

 

Concerned Women for America (CWA) of Pennsylvania has been at the center of the fight to stand for the truth about the sexes and to save women’s sports. We are standing up for the rights of female athletes, and we will not back down. We sincerely thank the Pennsylvania Legislature for standing on the side of female athletes and passing the legislation. We are also grateful to each of you who made calls, sent emails, and texts on the bill. You can read more about our efforts to fight for female athletes here and here.

 

Other State Legislation

CWA of Pennsylvania is actively representing our Pennsylvania members during the state legislative session on many important issues. Click here to keep up-to-date on our legislative priorities for the session.

 

Pennsylvania March for Life – Monday, September 19

Join us at the second annual March in Harrisburg – where we will be the first state to March for Life in a post-Roe America! Click here for all the details.

 

Thank you for standing in the gap for life, liberty, and freedom! You are needed.

 

From knees to feet,

Dilonna M. Coran

State Director

Join Us: CWA Celebrates Title IX on June 23

By | News and Events, Sexual Exploitation, Women's Sports | No Comments

This month as we mark the 50th Anniversary of Title IX, Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC) is celebrating the achievements of female athletes and urging action to Save Women’s Sports. 

 

Join us for the Our Bodies Our Sports Rally in Washington, D.C., on June 23 to stand up for women athletes and the future of Title IX.     

 

CWA has been at the center of the fight to stand for the truth about the sexes and to save women’s sports.  We are standing up for the rights of female athletes, and we will not back down.  CWA is THE ONLY ORGANIZATION TO TAKE OFFICIAL ACTION against universities allowing males to compete in women’s sports TO CORRECT INJUSTICE IN WOMEN’S ATHLETICS.

    

  • CWA has filed three complaints against universities with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights – to date one has been resolved (in our favor!)
  • We’ve repeatedly challenged the NCAA.  
  • We’ve successfully lobbied members of Congress to make this a priority through a discharge petition in the U.S. House.
  • We’ve lobbied state legislatures, organized young women athletes to demand protection, participated in press conferences, and testified in states across the country, leading to the passage of bills to protect sports for women and girls in 18 states
  • We’ve met with federal government officials to demand that they stop the Biden Administration’s assault on female athletes.  

Now it is your turn!

 

You have the opportunity to make your voice heard.  Join us in Washington, D.C., on June 23, the 50th anniversary of Title IX.  

 

Check out the website for details. 

 

Hope to see you in Washington, D.C., on June 23

Save Women’s Sports Passes State Senate

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State Legislature Protects Female Athletes

Concerned Women for America (CWA) of Pennsylvania represented your voice on Tuesday, June 7, in Harrisburg, lobbying for passage of the women’s sports bill and participating in a press conference hosted by our ally Pennsylvania Family Institute. You can read my press statement here and view my press remarks below. 

 

Read coverage in the Philadelphia Tribune.

 

Because of your calls, emails, and texts, the Pennsylvania State Senate passed the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act (SB 1191, the Senate version of HB 972). Because two versions of the bill were passed, SB 1191 will be sent to the House for consideration. We will update you soon on the next steps for the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act.

 

You can read my previous updates on the bills here, here, and here.o

Female swimmer

Urge Gov. Bel Edwards to Sign the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act!

By | Louisiana | No Comments

The Fairness in Women’s Sports Act (SB 44) has passed the Louisiana Legislature with bipartisan support and now awaits Gov. John Bel Edwards’ (Democrat) signature. You can read my press release here.

 

It is your voice that is making the difference! Thank you for sending messages to the House and Senate members encouraging them to pass this important piece of legislation that will protect sports for women and girls.

 

However, the work is not over yet. I need for you to make one last call to Gov. Bel Edwards and urge him to sign the bill. He must hear from us – that we stand with him to protect girls’ sports.

 

ACT TODAY! Please email, call, or tweet Gov. Bel Edwards through our Action Center HERE and urge him to stand on the side of female athletes and sign SB 44 and protect women’s sports. Girls should not be forced to compete against men playing on women’s sports teams.  

 

Be sure to share this information with like-minded family and friends.

 

Visit Concerned Women for America’s Standing With Female Athletes page for timely resources on this issue. Read CWA’s Fact Sheet – Protect Women’s Sports. 

 

Anchored in Christ,

Laura Huber
State Director

Press Release: Louisiana Legislature Votes to Protect Women’s Sports

By | Louisiana, Women's Sports | No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Laura Huber at 504-236-8546

 

Bipartisan majority sends the Fairness in Women’s
Sports Act to the Governor’s desk

 

Baton Rouge, LA – This week, the Louisiana House passed the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act (SB 44). The bill, which has bipartisan support, now heads to Gov. John Bel Edwards’ desk for his signature. This is the second year in a row that the state legislature has stood on the side of female athletes and sent a bill to the governor’s desk. After vetoing the bill last year, Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC) calls on Gov. Bel Edwards to sign the bill.  

 

The Fairness in Women’s Sports Act would prohibit biological men from competing on women’s scholastic sports teams. It would ensure that female athletes will continue to be afforded the opportunity to compete on a level playing field.

 

Laura Huber, CWA of Louisiana State Director, had this to say, “Thank you, Louisiana Legislature, for fighting for female athletes and passing the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act. We now call on Gov. Bel Edwards to stand with female athletes and sign the bill into law. Female athletes in Louisiana deserve to have an equal playing field in their sport of choice.”

 

CWALAC is leading the charge to save women’s sports.

 

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Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee is the legislation and advocacy arm of Concerned Women for America, the Nation’s largest public policy organization for women; we are dedicated to promoting Biblical values and Constitutional principles. More information is available at ConcernedWomen.org

South Carolina Makes it “Sweet 16” States With Laws that Protect Female Athletes

By | News and Events, Press Releases, South Carolina, Women's Sports | No Comments

For Immediate Release
May 17, 2022
Contact: Katie Everett, Press Secretary
Keverett@cwfa.org
(571) 420-2488

 

CWA state leaders and activists continue work to pass these laws

 

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster signed the Save Women’s Sports Act (H4608) into law that bans biological boys identifying as girls from participating in girls’ sports at the K-12 and college levels. Concerned Women for America (CWA) of South Carolina has been working closely with the governor and the state legislature to move forward with legislation that protects female athletes and champions their accomplishments.

 

“Concerned Women for America of South Carolina applauds the House and Senate members who worked so diligently to get this important piece of legislation passed,” said CWA of South Carolina State Director Madison Rainey. “We also thank Gov. McMaster for signing the bill into law. Now girls and women in South Carolina will have an equal playing field in their sport of choice.”

 

CWA’s Young Women for America leader, Emily Cope, a Chapter President at Clemson University said, “Thank you, South Carolina Legislature, for fighting for female athletes and Gov. McMaster signing ‘The Save Women’s Sports Act’ into law. This bill will protect athletic integrity for women and girls across South Carolina and protect opportunities for college scholarships for years to come.”

 

In March, Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC) filed a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Education under Title IV against the University of Pennsylvania for its discrimination against women by allowing Lia Thomas, a male swimmer, to compete on its swimming team.  This follows two other complaints filed by CWA.

 

For interviews or additional information, please contact Katie Everett, Press Secretary, at 571-420-2488 or keverett@cwfa.org.

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Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee is the legislation and advocacy arm of Concerned Women for America, the Nation’s largest public policy organization for women; we are dedicated to promoting Biblical values and Constitutional principles. More information is available at ConcernedWomen.org

 

Urge Gov. McMaster to Sign the Save Women’s Sports Bill

By | South Carolina | No Comments

Today is a day to celebrate in South Carolina! H4608, the Save Women’s Sports Act, passed the State Legislature yesterday. The bill now heads to Gov. Henry McMaster (Republican) for his signature.

 

The Save Women’s Sports Act will prohibit biological men from competing on women’s scholastic sports teams if signed into law. It would ensure that female athletes will continue to be afforded the opportunity to compete on a level playing field.

 

It is your voice that is making the difference! Thank you for sending messages to the House and Senate members encouraging them to pass this important piece of legislation that will protect sports for women and girls.

 

However, the work is not over yet. I need for you to make one last call to Gov. McMaster and urge him to sign the bill. He must hear from us – that we stand with him to protect girls’ sports.

 

ACT TODAY! Please email, call, or tweet Gov. McMaster through our Action Center HERE and urge him to stand on the side of female athletes and sign H4608 and protect women’s sports. Girls should not be forced to compete against men playing on women’s sports teams.  

 

Be sure to share this information with like-minded family and friends.

 

Visit Concerned Women for America’s Standing With Female Athletes page for timely resources on this issue. Read CWA’s Fact Sheet – Protect Women’s Sports. 

 

Keep this issue in prayer. Please pray for Gov. McMaster. We pray that God will give him the wisdom and discernment he needs and that those who stand in opposition to this bill will not distract him. 

 

God bless you for your faithfulness in prayer and action.

 

Madison Rainey

State Director

Update! Calls Needed: Fairness in Women’s Sports Bill

By | Louisiana | No Comments

SB44, the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act, passed out of the House Education Committee and is now in the full House. Far-left activists are aggressively opposing the bill and are working hard to intimidate legislators from supporting it. Engage today to help stop their efforts!

 

The Fairness in Women’s Sports Act will prohibit biological men from competing on women’s scholastic sports teams. It would ensure that female athletes will continue to be afforded the opportunity to compete on a level playing field. 

 

ACT TODAY! Please email, call, or tweet your State Representative through our Action Center HERE and urge them to protect women’s sports. Girls should not be forced to compete against men playing on women’s sports teams.  

 

Be sure to share this information with like-minded family and friends.

 

Visit Concerned Women for America’s Standing With Female Athletes page for timely resources on this issue. Read CWA’s Fact Sheet – Protect Women’s Sports. 

 

Please pray for your State Representative by name. Pray for boldness and wisdom, and protection.

 

Anchored in Christ,
Laura Huber
State Director


TODAY! Ask your Representative to sign the Discharge Petition for H.R. 426

By | News and Events, Sexual Exploitation, Women's Sports | No Comments

ACTION: Ask your Representative to sign the Discharge Petition for H.R. 426, the Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act!

Fair competition and equality in women’s sports are under threat. Decades of progress following the 1972 passage of Title IX will soon be reversed as the NCAA and Biden Administration move to undermine the fair playing field for females—all to accommodate and prioritize males identifying as females in athletics.
 
H.R. 426 would prohibit federally funded athletic programs from permitting males to participate in female sports and specify that sex is based on biology. Courageous members in the U.S. House of Representatives have filed a discharge petition to force the bill out of committee and on to the House floor for a vote. A successful petition requires the signatures of 218 members, which is a majority of the House. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Title IX. Congress must show young women and girls that its protections still hold true in 2022. H.R. 426 would bring much-needed hope and ensure that girls’ sports are for girls only.

Please email, call, or tweet your representative through our Action Center HERE and urge him or her to stand strong alongside our girls. This issue is nonpartisan. Our daughters and granddaughters deserve better.

To see if your representative has signed the petition, click HERE.

The Future of Female Sports in Missouri – It Depends on You!

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By a 6-3 vote, the Senate Education Committee voted SB781, the “Save Women’s Sports Act,” out of committee. Concerned Women for America (CWA) of Missouri and Young Women for America testified in favor of the bill. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Mike Moon (R-District 29), is now in the full Senate. You can read more about SB781 here.

The “Save Women’s Sports Act” (SB781) will prohibit biological men from competing on women’s scholastic sports teams. It would ensure that female athletes will continue to be afforded the opportunity to compete on a level playing field.

Since 2021, almost every state has attempted to protect female athletes. Fourteen states have passed bills into law to protect women’s sports. Sadly, far-left activists are aggressively opposing the bill and are working hard to intimidate members of the Missouri General Assembly from supporting it. Engage today to help stop their efforts!

ACT TODAY! Please contact your State Senator through our Action Center HERE and urge them to protect women’s sports. Girls should not be forced to compete against men playing on women’s sports teams.

Please pray for your state senator by name. Pray for boldness and wisdom, and protection. Pray for the bill sponsor, Sen. Mike Moon, as he leads the fight on this issue. Pray that he will remain strong in the face of any pressure, adversity, and attacks.

Be sure to share this information with like-minded family and friends.

Bev Ehlen
State Director

Battle Continues to Save Women’s Sports-Calls Needed!

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After eight hours of debate and a volume of amendments, H. 4608, the Save Women’s Sports Act, passed the South Carolina House by a bipartisan vote of 82-28. The bill is now in the South Carolina Senate and is expected to be debated very soon. With the legislative session starting to wind down, we need your help to get this bill over the finish line.

Far-left activists are aggressively opposing the bill and are working hard to intimidate legislators from supporting it. Engage today to help stop their efforts! 

The “Save Women’s Sports Act” will prohibit biological men from competing on women’s scholastic sports teams. It would ensure that female athletes will continue to be afforded the opportunity to compete on a level playing field.

Action Item #1: Please email, call, or tweet your State Senator through our Action Center HERE and urge them to protect women’s sports for all female athletes, including college athletes. Girls should not be forced to compete against men playing on women’s sports teams.  

Action Item #2: Please contact Sen. Majority Leader Shane Massey (R-District 25) and urge him to bring the Save Women’s Sports Act to the floor for a vote. Ask him to ensure the bill continues to have collegiate protections. (803) 212-6330Online Contact Form

Be sure to share this information with like-minded family and friends.

Visit Concerned Women for America’s Standing With Female Athletes page for timely resources on this issue. Read CWA’s Fact Sheet – Protect Women’s Sports. 

Please pray for your State Senator by name. Pray for boldness and wisdom, and protection. Pray also that the legislators leading on this issue would stand strong and that God would give them wisdom and discernment.

God bless you for your faithfulness in prayer and action.

Madison Rainey
State Director

Calls Needed to Protect Female Sports in Louisiana

By | Louisiana | No Comments

SB44, the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act, passed out of the Senate Education Committee and is now in the full Senate. Far-left activists are aggressively opposing the bill and are working hard to intimidate legislators from supporting it. Engage today to help stop their efforts!

The Fairness in Women’s Sports Act will prohibit biological men from competing on women’s scholastic sports teams. It would ensure that female athletes will continue to be afforded the opportunity to compete on a level playing field.

ACT TODAY! Please email, call, or tweet your State Senator through our Action Center HERE and urge them to protect women’s sports. Girls should not be forced to compete against men playing on women’s sports teams. 

Be sure to share this information with like-minded family and friends.

Visit Concerned Women for America’s Standing With Female Athletes page for timely resources on this issue. Read CWA’s Fact Sheet – Protect Women’s Sports. 

Please pray for your State Senator by name. Pray for boldness and wisdom, and protection.

Anchored in Christ,
Laura Huber
State Director

Women’s Sports Bill Moves to Senate! Action Needed Today!

By | Pennsylvania | No Comments

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed HB 972, “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act.”  Concerned Women for America of Pennsylvania continues to be your voice at the Capitol on this very important issue, and we were present for the vote. You can read my press release here and more about HB 972 here.

The bill is now in the Senate. Far-left activists continue to aggressively oppose the bill. Engage today to help stop their efforts!

The “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act” will prohibit biological men from competing on women’s scholastic sports teams. It would ensure that female athletes will continue to be afforded the opportunity to compete on a level playing field.

ACT TODAY! Please email, call, or tweet your State Senator through our Action Center HERE and urge them to protect women’s sports. Girls should not be forced to compete against men playing on women’s sports teams. 

Be sure to share this information with like-minded family and friends.

Visit Concerned Women for America’s Standing With Female Athletes page for timely resources on this issue. Read CWA’s Fact Sheet – Protect Women’s Sports. 

Please pray for your State Senator by name. Pray for boldness and wisdom, and protection.

From Knees to Feet,

Dilonna Coran
State Director

Kentucky Legislature Overrides Governor’s Veto

By | Kentucky, News and Events, Press Releases, Women's Sports | No Comments

For Immediate Release
April 13, 2022
Contact: Katie Everett, Press Secretary
Keverett@cwfa.org
(571) 420-2488

Kentucky Legislature Overrides Governor’s Veto
Fairness in Women’s Sports Act Now Law

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Kentucky Legislature overrode Gov. Andy Beshear’s veto of the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act (SB 83). This bill bans biological boys identifying as girls from participating in girls’ sports at the K-12 and college levels. Concerned Women for America (CWA) of Kentucky applauds the Kentucky Legislature representing the voice of the people for showing Gov. Beshear his failure to protect female athletes from discrimination. His veto was an insult to every Kentucky girl working to excel in her sport.

“It is a momentous day in Kentucky. We are proud of our courageous Kentucky House and Senate members for standing with female athletes in the Commonwealth,” said CWA of Kentucky State Director Jennifer Pendleton. “As the mother of a female athlete, I celebrate this decision as a personal victory. This is great news for Kentucky!”

CWA’s own Young Women for America leader, Halli Gravelly, a Kentucky high school swimmer, gave powerful testimony before the legislature about why this law is needed after witnessing the impact of misguided policies that are destroying the hopes and dreams of young female athletes today. Halli had this to say about the veto override: “I am excited to hear that the Kentucky State Legislature to override the Governor’s veto today. As an athlete, I am excited and thankful for this new step towards fairness in women’s sports.” 

In March, Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC) filed a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Education under Title IV against the University of Pennsylvania for its discrimination against women.  

CWALAC is leading the charge to save women’s sports.

For interviews or additional information, please contact Katie Everett, Press Secretary, at 571-420-2488 or keverett@cwfa.org.

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Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee is the legislation and advocacy arm of Concerned Women for America, the Nation’s largest public policy organization for women; we are dedicated to promoting Biblical values and Constitutional principles. More information is available at ConcernedWomen.org

Battle to Save Women’s Sports Wins in Pennsylvania Legislature

By | Pennsylvania, Women's Sports | No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 12, 2022
Contact: Dilonna Coran
570-567-4171                                                 

Battle to Save Women’s Sports Wins in Pennsylvania Legislature
House votes to protect women

 Washington, DC. – Today, Penny Nance, President and CEO of Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee (CWALAC), and Dilonna Coran, CWA’s Pennsylvania State Director, praised the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for voting to protect women’s rights to fair play in sports.

Lia Thomas, a swimmer at the University of Pennsylvania, who is a biological male, has drawn national attention to the issue of men competing in women’s sports. Thomas has set records competing against girls, including in the NCAA Division I women’s tournament. 

“Concerned women across the country proudly stand with Pennsylvania legislators who voted today to protect female athletes from being sidelined in their own sports,” said Dilonna Coran. “The injustice and hostility of the University of Pennsylvania against its own female swimmers is indefensible, heartbreaking, and nothing short of sexual harassment and discrimination.

“We are proud of Pennsylvania House Members who were courageous in this vote and we urge swift passage by the Pennsylvania Senate and Gov. Tom Wolf to do the right thing for women’s equality and sign the bill.”

In March, CWALAC filed a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Education under Title IV against the University of Pennsylvania for its discrimination against women.  

CWALAC is leading the charge to save women’s sports.

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Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee is the legislation and advocacy arm of Concerned Women for America, the Nation’s largest public policy organization for women; we are dedicated to promoting Biblical values and Constitutional principles. More information is available at ConcernedWomen.org

Save Women’s Sports Webinar – Watch Recording

By | Pennsylvania | No Comments

Concerned Women for America (CWA) of Pennsylvania, a leader in the girls’ sports issue in Pennsylvania, hosted its Saving Women’s Sport webinar on March 31. Guested speakers included: 

  • Mario Diaz, Esq. CWA’s Legal Counsel
  • State Rep. Barbara Gleim (R-District 199), Sponsor of HB 972, Save Women’s Sports
  • State Rep. Stephanie Borowicz (R-District 76), Co-sponsor of HB 972
  • Annabelle Rutledge, National Director, Young Women for America
  • Dilonna M. Coran, State Director
  • Kriste Tira, Chapter Coordinator
  • Colleen Campbell-Miller, Chapter Leader, Bucks County Prayer/ Action Chapter

Watch the recording below.

Female swimmer

Women’s Sports Bill is Moving! Action Needed Today!

By | Pennsylvania | No Comments

By a 15-9 vote, the House Education Committee voted HB 972, “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act,” out of committee, and Concerned Women for America of Pennsylvania was present for the vote. The bill now advances to the House floor for a full vote. You can read more about HB 972 here.

Far left activists are aggressively opposing the bill and are working hard to intimidate legislators from supporting it. Engage today to help stop their efforts!

The “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act” (HB 972) will prohibit biological men from competingon women’s scholastic sports teams. It would ensure that female athletes will continue to be afforded the opportunity to compete on a level playing field.

ACT TODAY! Please email, call, or tweet your State Representative through our Action Center HERE and urge them to protect women’s sports. Girls should not be forced to compete against men playing on women’s sports teams.

Be sure to share this information with like-minded family and friends.

Please pray for your state representative by name. Pray for boldness and wisdom, and protection. Pray for the bill sponsor, Rep. Barbara Gleim, and the co-sponsors of this bill as they lead the fight on this issue. Keep them strong in the face of any pressure, adversity, and attacks.

PS: We are hosting our Save Women’s Sport webinar tonight, March 31, at 7:00 p.m. Details about the webinar and the registration link can be found here.

Dilonna Coran
State Director

Left picture (L-R): CWA of Pennsylvania State Director, Dilonna Coran, bill sponsor Rep. Barbara Gleim, CWA of Pennsylvania Chapter Coordinator, Kriste Tera.

Right picture (center): bill co-sponsor Rep.Stephanie Borowicz.

 

The Future of Female Sports in Louisiana – It Depends on You!

By | Louisiana | No Comments

“So, God created man in His own image; in the image of God, He created him; male and female He created them.” – Genesis 1:27

Last year, Concerned Women for America (CWA) of Louisiana fought hard on the girls’ sports bill that would have allowed only girls to complete in girls’ sports. The bill passed with bipartisan support, only to be vetoed by Gov. John Bel Edwards. An attempt to override the veto failed.

The fight to save women’s sports in Louisiana is back, and we need your help! SB44, a bill that would promote fairness in women’s sports, was introduced by Sen. Beth Mizell (R- District 12) and has been assigned to the Senate Education Committee. The chairman and committee members need to hear from you, particularly if you are a constituent of a committee member, about the importance of ensuring girls have a fair playing field in sports.

Take Action:

  1. Contact the members of the Senate Education Committee and ask them to support SB44. The committee members are listed below my signature. If you are a constituent, be sure to let them know.  Use this link to find out who represents you in the state legislature.
  2. Forward this information to family and friends.

Visit Concerned Women for America’s Standing With Female Athletes page for timely resources on this issue. Read CWA’s Fact Sheet – Protect Women’s Sports.

Please Pray: Pray that Louisiana state senators will not be overcome with timidity and “political correctness” and will handle this issue with positive and fair wisdom for the girls and women of Louisiana.

Anchored in Christ,
Laura Huber
State Director


2022 Senate Education Committee