National Federation of Republican Women


August 17, 2010
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 National Federation of Republican Women Denounces
Emily’s List Attack on Republican Women Candidates

Republican Women Will Give Women New Voice in Washington, Lynch Says

ALEXANDRIA, Va. Sue Lynch, president of the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW), issued this statement in response to Emily’s List’s recent attack on Sarah Palin and the Republican women candidates she has endorsed:

“The NFRW is disappointed that Emily’s List has resorted to attacking Republican women candidates who have emerged to give women across the United States a new voice in the national arena. It is unfortunate that in a desperate political move, Emily’s List would call fellow women candidates ‘reactionary and backward-looking.’

“We hope this pathetic name-calling will rally women from across the United States to stand up and show Emily’s List and Nancy Pelosi who they want representing them in Washington. Our slate of Republican women candidates are local and state leaders who are willing to take sound leadership to Washington. I applaud this talented group of women who are running to enact real change in November.”

Founded in 1938, the NFRW has thousands of active members in local clubs across the nation and in several U.S. territories, making it one of the largest women’s political organizations in the country. The grassroots organization works to promote the principles and objectives of the Republican Party, elect Republican candidates, inform the public through political education and activity, and increase the effectiveness of women in the cause of good government.

For more information about the NFRW, visit

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