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Press Release: The Honorable Marsha Blackburn & Human Rights Activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali Named 2014 Women of Valor

November 21 2014


Women of Valor [2014]: Photos

November 21 2014


Women of Valor Gala [2014]: Program

November 21 2014


Women of Valor Remarks [2014]: Ayaan Hirsi Ali

November 21 2014


Women of Valor Remarks [2014]: Congressman Marsha Blackburn

November 21 2014


Women of Valor Remarks [2014]: Sabrina Schaeffer

November 21 2014


Statement: "War on Women" Rhetoric Has Run Its Course, Americans Want an End to Gender Politics

November 5 2014


Healthcare Solutions Week: Next, Better, Health Care Reform [10/13-10/17]

October 13 2014


Advisory: 9/17 NYC LEAN TOGETHER book party, A positive agenda written for women by women

September 15 2014


Advisory: LEAN TOGETHER Book Discussion, A positive agenda written for women by women

September 7 2014


Book Release: LEAN TOGETHER - Concrete policy solutions to challenges facing women & families

September 1 2014


Transcript from Press Call: Milton Friedman Legacy Day: How Educational Freedom Benefits Women and Girls

July 31 2014


Press Call Advisory: Role of Government in Education and Women's Unique Interest in Improving Education Policy

July 30 2014


IWF Signs Letter Urging Department of Education to Reconsider New Rule Proposal

July 21 2014


Statement: July 17 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Hearing

July 16 2014


Independent Women's Forum signs coalition letter urging Congress to act on comprehensive tax reform without shortcuts or gimmicks

July 8 2014


Statement: Supreme Court Ruling in the Cases of Hobby Lobby & Conestoga Wood

June 30 2014


Advisory: Straight Talk Panel on "Rape Culture" and Sexual Assault

June 24 2014


Statement: Time To Rethink How Title IX Is Being Enforced On College Campuses

June 20 2014


Media Advisory: IWF Movie Night: Dog Days

June 12 2014


Two-Dozen Free-market Organizations Voice Concern and Urge Reform of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

May 28 2014


Statement: IWF Applauds Congress's Move to Relieve Schools of Broken Lunch Program

May 19 2014


RELEASE: Schaeffer Testimony, Senate Budget Cmte: Expanding Economic Opportunity for Women

May 13 2014


Media Advisory: Independent Women's Forum to Testify at Senate Budget Hearing on Why the "Paycheck Fairness Act" Isn't Fair and Won't Create Equal Pay

May 12 2014


Statement: Democrats' Pledge to Boost the Federally-Mandated Minimum Wage is Counterproductive to Helping Families on the Brink

April 30 2014


Transcript from Press Call: Why raising the minimum wage is still a bad idea

April 30 2014


Press Call Advisory: More Economic Growth – Not Raising the Minimum Wage – is the Real Key to Rising Wages and More Opportunity

April 29 2014


IWF Joins Coalition Letter Opposing Federal Ban on Internet Gambling

April 28 2014


MAY 1 NYC EVENT: From Helicopter to Hazmat Parenting

April 22 2014


Statement: White House Concedes Wage Gap is a Myth, 77 Cent Talking Point Inaccurate

April 8 2014


Statement: Senate Democrats Use A Fictitious Holiday - "Equal Pay Day" - To Push A Misleading Bill - The "Paycheck Fairness Act" - With A Hollow Promise to Women

April 8 2014


Transcript from Press Call: Why President Obama's executive orders and the "Paycheck Fairness Act" won’t advance equal pay

April 7 2014


Press Call Advisory: Why President Obama's executive orders and the "Paycheck Fairness Act" won’t advance equal pay

April 7 2014


IWF Signs Coalition Letter Opposing Giving Control of the Internet to UN-like Group

March 31 2014


IWF Signs Coalition Letter Opposing Giving Away Control of the Internet

March 26 2014


Statement: Independent Women’s Forum Supports Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties

March 25 2014


EVENT: Vision, Policy, and Politics: A Preview of the 2014 Debate

February 25 2014


Independent Women's Forum Amicus Brief in Support of Hobby Lobby/Conestoga

January 30 2014


Press Call Advisory: IWF Files Amicus Brief on the Basis of Women's Health and Employment Freedom

January 29 2014


Independent Women's Forum Responds to President Obama's Fifth State of the Union Address

January 28 2014


Independent Women's Forum Responds to The Shriver Report

January 14 2014


Statement: Latest ObamaCare Expansion of Exemption Leaves Cancelled Americans in Same Bind

December 20 2013


Release: Real Life of Julia: Campaign Illustrates Julia's Life Under ObamaCare

December 11 2013


Statement: More Economic Opportunity is the Key to Rising Wages

December 5 2013


Statement: Supreme Court Hearing Challenge Over ObamaCare Contraception Mandate

November 26 2013


Don't Miss Doubleheader Cocktail Party Celebrating the Release of Julie Gunlock and Charlotte Hays' Books

November 18 2013


New Book: From Cupcakes to Chemicals: How the Culture of Alarmism Is Making Us Afraid of Everything -- and How to Fight Back

November 15 2013


Media Advisory: Genetically Modified Foods, Truth About Labeling

October 8 2013


Video • Woman of Valor

October 7 2013


Photos • Woman of Valor

October 7 2013


Release: Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Named Woman of Valor

October 4 2013


Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Remarks: Woman of Valor

October 3 2013


Sabrina Schaeffer Remarks: Woman of Valor

October 3 2013


Statement: Exchange Enrollment Picks Up as Drop Cycle Begins

October 1 2013


Advisory: Mad Women Debate, Battle of the Sexes

September 17 2013


AEI & IWF DEBATE: How to Boost Boys’ Educational Performance

August 27 2013


Statement: IWF Calls on Mayor Bloomberg to Drop Continuing Efforts to Limit Americans' Food and Beverage Choices

July 31 2013


Event | Breadwinner Moms: Truth Behind the Trend

July 22 2013


IWF Young Leaders Honored as Red Alert Politics' "30 Under 30"

July 1 2013


Statement: One Year After SCOTUS' ObamaCare Ruling, Various Constitutional Questions Remain

June 28 2013


Statement: President Obama's Energy Plans Will Ignite Catastrophe

June 25 2013


NEW POLL: Women Tell Alarmists: Knock It Off!

June 17 2013


Release: Free-Market Coalition Highlights Negative Impact of Carbon Tax

June 13 2013


Statement: Senators Should Urge Parents, Not Nickelodeon, to Regulate Television Ads

June 12 2013


Media Advisory: Women's Group Action on Capitol Hill Marks Equal Pay Act At 50 Years

June 10 2013


Release: Independent Women's Forum Leads Coalition Calling Out False Alarmism

May 28 2013


Statement: White House Budget Embraces Deficit Spending and a Government-Direct Economy

April 10 2013


Statement: Equal Pay Day: Women are Not Shortchanged

April 9 2013


Statement: Lady Thatcher Was a True Heroine

April 8 2013


Video Release: It's Time For Straight Talk About the Wage Gap

April 4 2013


Statement: Press Hyperventilating About Non-Reviewed Salt Study

March 22 2013


Release: ObamaCare's Broken-Promises Birthday

March 22 2013


Release: Tale of Two Charts: What the Washington Post's Ryan Budget Chart Didn't Show

March 19 2013


Statement: New York City's Sugary Beverage Ban Takes Effect

March 11 2013


Advisory: Independent Women’s Forum Hosting Culture of Alarmism Panel at CPAC

March 11 2013


Release: Risk Experts to New York City: Styrofoam Ban Would Be a Mistake

March 11 2013


Statement: President Obama's EPA Nominee Will Encourage Higher Energy Costs

March 4 2013


Statement: IWF Not Cheering House Passage of VAWA

February 28 2013


Panel Event | Scared to Death: A Culture of Alarmism

February 25 2013


Statement: President Obama inappropriately uses SOTU to convince women the workplace is sexist and that they are all Victims

February 13 2013


Statement: VAWA Foundations are Flawed and the Law is Desperate for an Overhaul

February 6 2013


Release: Gayle Trotter's Full Senate Hearing Testimony "What Should America Do About Gun Violence"

January 30 2013


Media Advisory: IWF Brings Women Component to Senate Gun Hearing

January 29 2013


Ahead of SEC Nomination IWF Releases a "Binder of Women Candidates for High Office"

January 24 2013


Event Transcript: 1.16.2013 Women in the Wilderness

January 21 2013


Statement: President Obama Seeks to Limit Women's Capability to Fight Back Against Attackers

January 9 2013


Statement: More Women in Senate Likely to Result in Higher Taxes, Bigger Government, Less Freedom

January 3 2013


Statement: ObamaCare Tacking on Fee After Fee (Or Is It Tax After Tax?)

December 12 2012


Statement: Twinkie-Gate.. Union Intransigence Adds to Crippling Unemployment Rolls

November 16 2012


Statement: New House Conference Chair is a Firebrand for Conservative Women

November 14 2012


Statement: Women Are Not Hearing the Conservative Message

November 8 2012


Statement: As Election Looms Unemployment Among Women Rises

November 2 2012


Statement: Obama's First Time Ad is Utterly Sexist

October 26 2012


Release: The Real Story in the AAUW's Wage Gap Study

October 25 2012


Statement: Another Government Intervention: D.C. Considers Policing Beverage Choices

October 23 2012


Statement: "War on Women" is Out of Ammunition

October 15 2012


Statement: Women Weary as Economy Remains Lukewarm

October 5 2012


Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack Accepts the 2012 Women of Valor Award

October 4 2012


Statement: Morning-After Pill in Schools is a Sad Commentary on Our Culture

September 24 2012


California Soda Tax Will Not Curb Obesity

September 18 2012



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