Statement From Ashley Hayek, America First Works Executive Director, on Censorship by YouTube

“Yesterday, YouTube censored America First Work’s (AFW) video highlighting the Left’s extreme abortion policy, stating it ‘violated their content policy for violent or graphic content.’ While no graphic or violent imagery was shown, AFW did include clips of Democrat leaders calling for seventh, eighth, and ninth-month abortions on demand up until the moment of birth […]

Statement from Ashley Hayek, America First Works Executive Director

“America was built on the idea of freedom of religion, but the unnecessary ‘Respect for Marriage Act’ threatens this fundamental protection. This is yet another egregious and deliberate attack on religious liberty by the radical Left. No ‘conservative’ lawmaker should have played along. When churches, organizations, and individuals are charged with violating the law for […]


WASHINGTON, D.C. – America First Works will host the keynote address, delivered by the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, at next week’s Hispanic Leadership Conference, on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, in Miami, Florida. “As he did with so many Americans, President Trump spoke directly to the hopes, dignity, and dreams of Hispanic Americans […]

Statement from Ashley Hayek America First Works Executive Director

“President Biden’s speech tonight was an unprecedented rallying cry against half of America. When Biden was sworn into office, he promised to be a unifying leader. That was a blatant lie. So far, all we’ve gotten is divisive rhetoric, the targeting of political opponents, and radical left policies, and we’re not even halfway through his […]

Statement from Brooke L. Rollins, Senior Advisor to America First Works, on the Radical Left’s Abortion Extremism

“Is it ok to allow an abortion in the 7th, 8th, or even 9th month when a baby can experience pain and distress? Every lawmaker who advocates for abortion needs to answer that question. This includes the 49 Democrat Senators who voted in favor of extreme, late-term abortion this past summer. It is hard to […]

America First Policy Institute and America First Works Highlight Disastrous Effect New IRS Enforcement will have on Low-Income Minority Families

Washington, D.C. – America First Policy Institute (AFPI) and America First Works (AFW), the advocacy arm of AFPI, are releasing a new video highlighting President Biden’s disastrous so-called Inflation Reduction Act and its effect on low and middle-income families throughout America. The bill would weaponize the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in unprecedented ways, adding 87,000 new […]

Walt Disney Company’s “Woke” Management Creating Hostile Work Environment

Washington, D.C. – America First Works is releasing a new video to highlight Disney’s new culture of progressive politics, which has created a hostile work environment for employees who disagree with extremist “wokeism.” The culture has led to high dissatisfaction rates among employees, who prefer that the company stay neutral regarding political issues, as has […]

America First Works Celebrates Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Account as a School Choice Victory

Washington, D.C. – The gold standard for school choice legislation became reality today in the Grand Canyon State as Governor Doug Ducey signed H.B. 2853, the Arizona Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA), into law. The ESA program will allow families of all 1.1 million students to exercise control over where and how they spend their education […]

America First Works Statement on the Biden Administration transferring student loan debt in house appropriations committee

Washington D.C. – America First Works submitted the following statement on Congressmember Ashley Hinson’s amendment to Block the Biden Administration from Transferring Student Loan Debt in House Appropriations Committee: “America First Works applauds Congresswoman Ashley Hinson’s amendment blocking federal student loan debt cancellation. Calls for student loan forgiveness truly amount to debt redistribution to American families, whether they attended college […]

Statement from Brooke L. Rollins on SCOTUS Decision on Roe v. Wade

Washington, DC – America First Works (AFW) issued the following statement from Brooke L. Rollins, President & CEO for America First Policy Institute and Senior Advisor for America First Works: “Yesterday’s historic Supreme Court decision does not mark the end of the near half-century fight for life; it correctly returns this issue to the people’s elected […]

Disney to Market in 10 Countries that Ban the Same Sexual Content it is Pushing in America

Washington, D.C. – Today, America First Works released a new video exposing the hypocrisy of The Walt Disney Company. The company has been advancing a new content strategy in the U.S., which its executives have indicated is intended to sensitize American audiences, including children, to new sexual and gender theories. Recently leaked footage of videoconference calls […]

America First Works Commends Treasurer Moore for Recognizing BlackRock Inc. and JP Morgan Chase & Co. as Energy Discriminators

Washington, D.C.—In West Virginia, state leadership is fighting back against corporations that espouse anti-American values and work against the interests of West Virginians. On Friday, June 10, state Treasurer Riley Moore informed six financial corporations, including BlackRock Inc. and JP Morgan Chase & Co., that they will be placed on West Virginia’s Restricted Financial Institution […]

America First Works Supports Parents’ Rights and Education Opportunity in Arizona

Washington, D.C.– Today, America First Works announced its support for Arizona House Bill (H.B.) 2853, which advances education opportunity for children by expanding the school voucher program to all 1.1 million Arizona students. “This historic bill empowers Arizona families to invest their taxpayer dollars directly on what is best for them, ensuring equal access to quality education,” […]

Statement on House Resolution Promoting Fatherhood in America

Washington, DC.– America First Works Senior Advisor Jack Brewer issued the following statement in support of Congressman Burgess Owens’ (UT-04) and Congressman Bryon Donalds’ (FL-19) House Resolution that addresses the importance of fatherhood and the fatherlessness crisis plaguing America: “Today, our Nation is facing a serious crisis—the destruction of the nuclear family and fatherlessness. This […]

Statement on Texas 34th Congressional District Republican Victory

Washington, D.C. – Today, Brooke Rollins, Senior Advisor of America First Works and President and CEO of the America First Policy Institute, released the following statement addressing the 34th Congressional District Race and congratulating Mayra Flores: “Mayra Flores’s victory in Texas’s 34th Congressional district yesterday is nothing less than historic. For a conservative to win in […]

Pennsylvania HB 2169 Establishing a Lifeline Scholarship Program is a Win for Pennsylvania’s Kids and Taxpayers

Washington, D.C.—Today, America First Works announced its support for Pennsylvania’s H.B. 2169—a Lifeline Scholarship Program sponsored by Representatives Clint Owlett and Martina White. This legislation provides an opportunity for children who are in the bottom 15% performing school districts in Pennsylvania. Since the COVID-19 school closures began, education success has suffered. Student test scores in Pennsylvania as […]

Statement on the B-Verify Act to Improve Border Security

Washington, D.C.– Statement from Chad Wolf, former acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, supporting Representative Gooden’s proposed bill: “Yesterday, Representative Gooden of Texas released the B-Verify Act to Improve Border Security. The bill expands the requirements for collecting biometric data at the border for illegal aliens. It also builds off policies proposed under […]


Washington, D.C. – Today, Ashley Hayek, Executive Director of America First Works, released the following statement congratulating pro-school choice candidates in Iowa: “Education opportunity and freedom is a priority of America First Works. It is so encouraging to see pro-school choice candidates win their races,” said Hayek. “Every child should have equal access to quality education. Iowa […]

Statement from America First Works on Memorial Day

Washington, DC – Since America’s founding, courageous men and women have stepped up to protect the freedom and liberties we enjoy today. Brooke Rollins, America First Works Senior Advisor and America First Policy Institute’s President and CEO, released the following statement on Memorial Day: “This Memorial Day, America honors the heroic warriors who laid down their […]

Biden Policy Facilitates Asylum Fraud

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, America First Works issued the following statement from former Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Chad Wolf after the Senate voted in favor of the Biden Administration’s rule that will increase asylum fraud. “Today, the Senate had an opportunity to send the Biden Administration a strong message that their border security strategy is a failed strategy. […]

21 Days Later: Democrats “Pause” (not disband) DHS Censorship Control Panel

The White House announced it’s all but pulling the plug on creating a so-called Disinformation Governance Board at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary’s office less than a month after Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’s vague announcement of the Board. The announcement follows Nina Jankowicz’s resignation letter, the White House’s controversial pick to lead the censorship […]

America First Works Launches Legislators Pledge to Protect Our Elections

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, America First Works (AFW) launched Protect the Vote Pledge for elected officials to sign to ensure their state has election laws that allow for free and fair elections. Election laws changed in many states during the 2020 Election due to the coronavirus global pandemic. Nearly two-thirds of eligible voters cast their 2020 election ballot outside […]

Oklahoma Enacts AFW-Supported Law to Block Anti-American Energy Extremists from State Deals

To ensure Oklahoma continues to lead the Nation in energy production, Governor Stitt signed the America First Works-supported Energy Discrimination Elimination Act (HB2034) into law this week. This new law, which will take effect on November 1, 2022, protects Oklahoma from engaging in deals with corporations that boycott oil and gas production. “Anti-American extremist groups are […]

Democrats’ New ‘Censorship Control Panel’ is a Dangerous Threat to Freedom

Chad Wolf, former acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, says no operational reason for the new Board to exist. Nearly two weeks after a vague announcement from Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, the White House has yet to abandon plans for more government censorship or provide more than a few bullet points of information about […]

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