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Release: Independent Women's Forum Launches Reasonable Moms
October 18 2016

STATEMENT: Devastating and Deathly Veterans Affairs Report Proves Vets Should Be Free To Choose Own Care
October 5 2016

Statement: Labor Dept. Rule Mandating Paid Leave Ignores That Workers Will Pay Price
September 29 2016

Release: An Economic Plan to Help Young Americans - Particularly Young Women
September 27 2016

Release: Video: Straight Talk About Paid Leave
September 19 2016

Release: 84% of Voters Support Personal Care Accounts, Prefer Over Universal Leave Mandates
September 15 2016

Statement: IWF Remembers Phyllis Schlafly, A Fearless, Indomitable Leader
September 6 2016

Statement: Trump's Call for $10 Minimum Wage Would Backfire on Business and American Workers
July 27 2016

July 22 2016

Statement: Free-Market GMO Experts are Critical of GMO Labeling Bill
July 13 2016

Statement: Free-Market GMO Experts are Critical of GMO Bill
July 7 2016

STATEMENT: Philly Liberals Pass Anti-Poor Soda Tax
June 16 2016

STATEMENT: Hillary Clinton's Policies Would Backfire on American Women and Families
June 7 2016

Claudia Rosett Joins Independent Women's Forum as Foreign Policy Fellow
June 7 2016

Advisory: IWF Announces 2016 Women LEAD Summit
May 26 2016

STATEMENT: Like Serial Fabricator Brian Williams, Katie Couric Should Be Fired
May 25 2016

Statement: Is Shameful Politics Impeding Public Prevention Against Zika?
May 20 2016

May 16 2016

Statement: Harriet Tubman's Journey to the $20 Bill
April 20 2016

Release: Working for Women, an Economic Plan to Help American Women
April 12 2016

Statement: Equal Pay Day & the Left's Favorite Faulty Statistic that Perpetuates a Battle of the Sexes
April 12 2016

Press Call Transcript: Working For Women: A Modern Agenda for Improving Women’s Lives
April 11 2016

Statement: San Francisco's Paid Parental Leave Is Anathema To True Flexibility
April 6 2016

Press Call: Working For Women: A Modern Agenda for Improving Women’s Lives
April 6 2016

Event Advisory: Women Fighting on the Front Lines
March 22 2016

Statement: Postpone SCOTUS Action: This Isn't An Abrogation Of Senate's Duty, But An Exercise Of It
March 16 2016

STATEMENT: The Toxic Lies Behind Jessica Alba’s "Honest" Booming Baby Business
March 11 2016

Independent Women's Forum Filed Amicus Brief in Zubik v. Burwell
January 11 2016

Statement: Government Shouldn't Be in the Business of Dietary Advice, Let Americans Make Choices Freely
January 8 2016

Statement: Chipotle Subpoenaed, Anti-GMO Crusader Under Investigation
January 6 2016

IWF Awards the Honorable Barbara Comstock 2015 Woman of Valor
November 20 2015

2015 Woman of Valor Awards Dinner Red Carpet
November 20 2015

2015 Woman of Valor Awards Dinner Program
November 20 2015

Video Release: Straight Talk About Health Care | #MeetBeth
September 8 2015

Cosmopolitan Lists Lean Together As Top Political Book Every Woman Should Read
September 2 2015

Independent Women's Forum Filed Amicus Brief in Support of Little Sisters of the Poor
August 26 2015

Scientist and Advocate Moms to Celeb Moms: Weigh GMO Food with Facts Not Fear
August 24 2015

JCN National Women's Coalition Recruits Female Entrepreneurs to Defend Free Enterprise
August 17 2015

Statement: Netflix's New Baby Benefits Demonstrates How Rapidly The Workplace Is Changing
August 5 2015

July 9 2015

Release: What Do Women Really Want In The Workplace?
June 8 2015

Event Advisory: Women LEAD Summit w/Sen. Deb Fischer, Katie Pavlich, and more...
May 29 2015

Event Advisory: Future of Marriage? w/ Bolick, Sawhill, Hymowitz & Wilcox?
May 7 2015

STATEMENT: Independent Women's Forum Statement on Carly Fiorina's Presidential Campaign
May 4 2015

STATEMENT: DOT's new rail regs will derail economy
May 1 2015

Statement: Equal Pay Day: A Trojan Horse for Horrible Policy
April 14 2015

STATEMENT: Independent Women's Forum Statement on Hillary Clinton's Presidential Campaign
April 12 2015

Statement: Obamacare: Five Years of Failure
March 22 2015

Event Advisory: War No More Panel Featuring Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Carly Fiorina, Sabrina Schaeffer, Kellyanne Conway, Penny Nance
March 12 2015

Statement: In King v. Burwell SCOTUS Should Rule Against the IRS and Enforce ObamaCare as Written
March 4 2015

Carrie Lukas Testimony to the Connecticut Legislature Regarding H.B. 3932, an Act Concerning Paid Family and Medical Leave
March 3 2015

ADVISORY: The Future of Marriage: Does It Have One?
March 2 2015

IWF Joins Coalition Urging Congress to Draft and Pass Comprehensive Tax Reform Bill Now
February 10 2015

Statement: Butter Meltdown: New Evidence Shows Government Dietary Recommendations To Avoid Butter Are Bogus
February 10 2015

IWF Signs Coalition Letter Calling on Congress to Preserve and Enhance Intellectual Property Rights for Americans
February 2 2015

Statement: Scientific Body Finds Chemical BPA Poses No Risk To Any Age Group
January 23 2015

Statement: Measles Back With A Vengeance
January 22 2015

Statement: SOTU, President Obama Perpetuates the Myth That Women Are Underdogs In Need of Big-Government Assistance
January 20 2015

FROM THE RNC: RNC Announces Four New Rising Stars
January 15 2015

Statement: President Obama's Paid Leave Push Isn't A Magic Cure All
January 15 2015

Statement: Fresh Stable Of Women Lawmakers Come To Capitol Hill
January 6 2015

Statement: Women Want A Shake-Up At The Congressional Budget Office
December 9 2014

IWF Joins Coalition Urging States to Actively Resist EPA's Coercive Power Plan
December 5 2014

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

Statement: Government Pops Assault on Soda & Calories
September 13 2012

Media Advisory | EVENT: Liberty is No War on Women
September 12 2012

Statement: IWF Stands With Hobby Lobby Against Mandate
September 12 2012

New Book Debunks The “War on Women”
September 3 2012

Statement: IWF Applauds Mitt Romney's Vice President Pick
August 11 2012

HHS Mandate: Infographic and Statement
August 1 2012

Supreme Court Upholding Health Care Reform Sets Dangerous Precedent
June 28 2012

Statement: Title IX | Pitting Genders Against One Another
June 20 2012

HealthReformQuestions.com Launches | Test Your Knowledge
June 13 2012

EVENT: Policy Forum | 40 Years of Title IX
June 11 2012

Statement: Government's sweeping assault on calories
May 31 2012

Statement: "Wage Gap"' Offenders
May 24 2012

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