Today, Concerned Women for America CEO and President, Penny Nance endorsed Sen. Ted Cruz for president. In announcing her endorsement, Nance addressed the concerns of many Conservatives regarding the issues that are at risk for this country, such as life, marriage and a President nominating Supreme Court justices. You can watch her endorsement in the following video:
Transcript of Nance's endorsement announcement:
You know American woman have carried every presidential election since 1964.
I’ve thought long and hard about who should be our next President.
So many issues hang in the balance, the issue of life, marriage, we have between one and maybe four Supreme Court Justices that are going to be appointed by the next President.
I have spent a lifetime working to support conservative principles.
And believe me I prayed and labored over who I think should be the next President but today I’ve made a decision and so I’m coming to you in front of the White House to let you be the first to know.
Today I’m announcing my support for Ted Cruz for President
Nance, is an authority on cultural, children’s, and women’s issues. She recently served as Special Advisor for the Federal Communications Commission where she advised the Chairman and the Commissioners on media and social issues. Before joining the FCC, Mrs. Nance was founder and President of the Kids First Coalition, a non-profit organization focused on educating Capitol Hill, the media, and the public on a variety of issues related to children.
In a written statement Cruz Thanked Nance:
“I am honored to have the endorsement of Penny,” said Cruz. “She has spent her lifetime standing up and defending issues that are most important to conservatives like life and marriage. She has been a tireless voice for liberty, inspiring thousands nationwide. Penny is a strong and principled woman of faith. I am thrilled to have her leadership and looking forward to continue to coalesce conservatives around this campaign.”