From Grassroots to Government
Republican women are concerned, educated citizens. A proud army of women in red, we are involved in our communities and states and want to preserve our nation’s principles of freedom and prosperity grounded in the U.S. Constitution. It endures because we care enough to advocate for laws and public policy at all levels of government -- from state legislatures to Capitol Hill -- that strengthen and protect our democratic Republic.
NFRW'S LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES
Our values are reflected in our legislative priorities:
Supporting Parents Rights
The NFRW believes parents have the right to decide what is best for their children, and supports state and national legislation, including H.R. 6056 - Parents Bill of Rights Act, that increases transparency and accountability in public education. NFRW Stands For
the Parents Bill of Rights Act, H.R. 6056, which is built on five core principles and would apply to all schools nationwide that receive federal funding.
Fact Sheet: Parents Bill of Rights [PDF, 2 pages, March 2022]
Safeguarding the election process from fraud is essential to preserving our democratic republic. Across the U.S., honest citizens want honest elections. Preventing election fraud requires voters be U.S. citizens – verifiable by free voter IDs and a verifiable pre-Election Day registration process. Elections must remain under the watchful administration of state and local elected officials, not run by federal bureaucrats.
NFRW Stands For
Election Integrity: Voter ID, Verified Registration & Ballot SecurityFact Sheet: Election Integrity - Voter ID, Verified Registration & Ballot Security [PDF, 2 pages, March 2022]
Combatting Human Trafficking
Human trafficking is modern day slavery. It exists in the shadows but has infiltrated every community. Human trafficking involves sex trafficking and labor trafficking. It is tied to illicit drugs. It is facilitated by a porous border with Mexico. It is a reason for the disappearance of many runaways and a cause of kidnappings. The internet has caused an explosion of trafficking as “buyers” shop online.NFRW Stands For
preventing human trafficking as a top priority and engaged our membership in helping enact the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act in 2016 and the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act in 2018.
Read about the next steps in the multi-pronged fight against human trafficking.
Fact Sheet: Ending Human Trafficking [PDF, 1 page, May 2021]
Keeping the Supreme Court Independent
Court packing is all about legislative overreach and control, about Congress tipping the balance of power to its advantage by increasing the size of the U.S. Supreme Court to achieve partisan bias. We must keep the Supreme Court independent to protect our Constitutional rights. The Keep Nine Amendment sets the size of the Supreme Court at nine justices in the Constitution.
OpEd: An Argument for the Keep Nine Amendment
NFRW Board of Directors Adopts Resolution Supporting Keep Nine Amendment at Spring 2021 Meeting
NFRW Action Items on Keep Nine Amendment
Video: Court Packing and the Keep Nine Amendment Explained
Curbing Power of Federal Regulators
Americans are searching for practical ways to rein in the excessive growth of federal power and interference in their lives. One major concern has been the expansion of burdensome federal regulation that has endangered economic growth and job creation.
The Trump Administration, with the help of the Republican Congress in 2017-18, made important progress in curbing excessive regulation, but structural reform is needed.NFRW Stands For
putting grassroots support behind the Regulation Freedom Amendment, a constitutional amendment that would ensure that federal regulations are approved by elected representatives of the People, not dictated by unelected Washington bureaucrats.
Fact Sheet: Regulation Freedom Amendment [PDF, 1 page, May 2021]
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