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Anna Rittgers

Senior Fellow


Anna Rittgers is a senior fellow at the Independent Women's Forum.  Prior to joining IWF, Anna worked at The Times of London, the Cato Institute, and was a Mercatus Fellow at the Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy. 

Anna’s commentary on politics, policy, and legal issues has been featured in publications including The Washington TimesThe Christian Science Monitor, and Townhall.com, and she has been heard on numerous radio outlets across the country.

Born and raised in South Carolina, Anna received her bachelor's degree in Economics and Political Science from Duke University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law.  She is a member of the Virginia bar, and lives in Virginia with her husband and two sons.

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Recent Articles:

Shut Up, They Explained

January 31 2013

Pres. Obama’s Childish Logic on Gun Control

January 16 2013

New York State Targets Handguns

January 15 2013

There’s Nothing GLAMOURous About Being A Victim

January 14 2013

Obama Grants Himself a Lifetime of Armed Protection

January 11 2013

Gov. Cuomo’s Assault on the Second Amendment.

January 10 2013

When it Comes to Guns, Gen. McChrystal Doesn’t Know What He’s Talking About

January 9 2013

Women Should Fight Attempts to Ban High-Capacity Magazines

January 5 2013

What Was Chief Justice John Roberts Thinking?

June 28 2012

One Nation Under the Tax Man: Individual Mandate Upheld Under Congress' Taxation Power

June 28 2012

The Supreme Court's Upcoming Verdict on Obamacare

May 30 2012

Obamacare at the Supreme Court: Day Two Preview

March 27 2012

Obamacare at the Supreme Court: Day One Preview

March 26 2012

Divorce Court’s Dirty Little Secret

February 23 2012


February 21 2012

Women Against Mayors Who Are Against The Second Amendment

February 6 2012

SOTU: You Can't Tax Away Debt and Deficits

January 24 2012

Executive Branch v. Legislative Branch: Round Two

January 23 2012

The State of the Union: We're Fed Up!

January 23 2012

A Palmetto State Primer

January 12 2012

A Pro Forma Session Isn’t A Recess, Until It Is

January 4 2012

New Year, New Laws

January 2 2012

Bachmann = Thatcher? Not quite . . .

January 1 2012

I'll pass on this bill

September 8 2011

Newt for VP?

September 7 2011

California Crazy

August 31 2011

Biden Goes to China

August 23 2011

Keeping Score on Obamacare's Individual Mandate

August 12 2011

Obama is Choosing to Hold Old Ladies Hostage

July 13 2011

More Debt vs. Allowing a Default: There is Another Option

July 8 2011

Just Because it is Legal Does Not Mean it is Right

July 6 2011

Don't Fault the Jury - Our Justice System Works

July 5 2011

The Mike Schikman Show: Grocery Cart Economics

June 27 2011

What's Up with Terry Lowry: Grocery Cart Economics

June 27 2011

IWF in the News: Men Don't Recognize 'Benevolent' Sexism: Study

June 27 2011

Reelection "Strategery": Release the Strategic Oil Reserves

June 23 2011

Grocery Cart Economics: Why the Price of Corn Pops Keep Rising

June 22 2011

How Dare You be Nice to Me!

June 16 2011

GOP Debate Recap

June 14 2011

They Have No Ideas

June 8 2011

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