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11 Oct, 2013, 10:03 ET Alabama School Board Passes Policy That Threatens Student Privacy

Alabama Federation of Republican Women Oppose Policy The state board of education on Thursday adopted a policy that supposedly protects...


04 Sep, 2013, 20:07 ET "The Bluest Eye" Novel About Rape and Incest Is The Latest Controversy Over Common Core

"Is it appropriate for Alabama high school students to read openly and discuss in class a pornographic book about rape and incest, written from the...


23 Jul, 2013, 00:19 ET Republican Women Respond to Department of Education's Defense of Race-Based Standards

 In response to swelling criticism about race-based standards in Alabama's eight-year strategic K-12 plan that implements Common Core, the...


11 Jul, 2013, 18:56 ET Citizens Task Force On Common Core Responds To Chamber Event

 Members of a citizens task force formed to stop Common Core in Alabama, quickly responded to the claims of the education community at...


02 Jul, 2013, 22:47 ET Republican Women Question Race-Based Standards for Alabama's Schools

 The Alabama Federation of Republican Women (AFRW) strongly opposes "race-based standards for student achievement" pushed by the Alabama...


24 May, 2013, 07:00 ET Republican Women Score 2013 Legislative Session as "Poor"

The Alabama Federation of Republican Women credits the 2013 Alabama Legislature for accomplishments in several major areas:  gun rights,...


16 Apr, 2013, 12:38 ET Brewbaker's Bill on Student Privacy is Compared to a Stripped-Down Car

 A public hearing was held on Tuesday on a new bill (SB424) on Common Core, dealing with data collection on students and sponsored by Senator...


11 Apr, 2013, 20:07 ET Alabama Education Budget Prevents Future Misappropriation of Funds from Reading/Math Initiatives to Common Core

  The Alabama House amended the education budget Wednesday to prevent the Superintendent of Education from diverting millions of additional...


11 Mar, 2013, 11:56 ET School Flex Bill Ineffective Without Repeal of Common Core

Grassroots Groups Concerned About Losing Alabama's Most Effective Education Programs  The Alabama Legislature may be facing a line of...


10 Apr, 2012, 14:19 ET ALERT: Changes Weaken Alabama's Immigration Law

The Alabama Federation of Republican Women has made its top priority to back a strong and enforceable immigration bill.  President Elois...


14 Mar, 2012, 19:11 ET Conservative Women Ask Alabama Democratic Party to Cancel Its Fundraiser to Honor Bill Maher

The Alabama Federation of Republican Women will hold a news conference to publicly call on the Alabama Democratic Party to cancel their upcoming...


14 Feb, 2012, 04:00 ET Battle of the 2012 Legislative Session

 The president of the Alabama Federation of Republican Women issued the following statement: ALABAMA'S LAW IS WORKING!  Illegal...


09 Feb, 2012, 04:00 ET Alabama's AG is Criticized for Recommendations to Weaken Immigration Law

All Sections the AG wants to Repeal Are ones that Encourage Illegal Aliens to Flee Alabama "Attorney General Luther Strange and GOP followers who...


07 Feb, 2012, 05:00 ET Republican Women Ask AL GOP to Defend Immigration Law

 "Why would GOP leaders rush to change our immigration law that's working so well that illegal aliens are self-deporting in...


19 Dec, 2011, 17:36 ET Republican Women Ask AL Pols to Stop Saying "Bah, Humbug" to Alabama's Immigration Law

"The Christmas season is about giving, not taking away," the president of the Alabama Federation of Republican Women, Elois Zeanah, said,...


19 Jun, 2011, 20:40 ET Republican Women Release "Give Me Liberty" Video for Fourth of July

The Alabama Federation of Republican Women is celebrating the Fourth of July by its completion of a patriotic and inspiring documentary video on...


27 May, 2011, 16:15 ET Republican Women Ask AL HB56 Conference Committee: Who Will you Stand with: The Obama Administration or Alabama Voters?

The Alabama Federation of Republican Women asked a pointed question of the six legislators appointed to the HB56 conference committee to hammer out...


09 Mar, 2011, 15:41 ET Republican Women Say AL Immigration Bill Is Easy On Employers

The Alabama Federation of Republican Women disagree with news reports that HB56 is a tough Arizona-style immigration bill.  "There are many...


01 Mar, 2011, 13:33 ET Republican Women Request Amendment to Current Immigration Bill

Public Hearing Will Be Held on Wednesday, March 2, in Montgomery The Alabama Federation of Republican Women has rejected the provisions of an...


12 Nov, 2007, 00:00 ET Alabama Federation of Republican Women Propose Action to Curb Costs and Impacts of Illegal Immigration

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Delegates of 26 federated Republican Women clubs recently gathered in Huntsville, AL, for...