The National Election: Why Today Matters

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Air Date: November 6, 2012

Host: Jim Schneider

Guest: Penny Nance

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Penny Nance is the CEO and President of Concerned Women for America.

At the beginning of 2011, Concerned Women for America began their “She Votes 2012 Project” to encourage conservative women and women of faith to step forward and make sure they vote. Sadly they discovered that only about 25% of conservative women and women of faith actually vote. So they have set out to change that.

Regarding the contention that conservatives have initiated a war on women, Penny looks at it differently because she contends that women have carried every presidential election since 1964. She feels that the Obama administration felt that the way to “message” to women was based on divisiveness and that they’ve tried to position women as only caring about abortion

She encouraged people to call others who may have difficulty getting to the poles; people such as moms with young children. She also discussed how God’s sovereignty plays out in the end regardless of the election’s outcome.

Jim continued with discussion on the following:

–What the candidates were doing on this final day of campaigning,
–Workers at a Philadelphia polling place were ordered by a judge to cover up a mural of
President Obama in its entirety but only covered part of it, leaving the Obama campaign
logo and a quote from him in clear sight.
–A Pennsylvania judge made an order this morning to reinstate Republican election
officials in Philadelphia who were allegedly ejected or refused entry by on site
Democratic voting chief judges.
–A representative from the New Black Panther Party was also spotted outside a polling
–Grave concern regarding overseas voting.
–Americans for Legal Immigration PAC accused Culinary Union #226 of knowingly
registering illegal immigrants and pressuring them to vote.
–South Dakota Family Policy Council president and CEO gives important message
regarding our voting responsibility and God’s place in it all.

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