Suzanne Bowdey

Editorial Director and Senior Writer, The Washington Stand

Suzanne Bowdey serves as Editorial Director and Senior Writer for The Washington Stand, Family Research Council’s news outlet. In her role, she drafts commentary on topics such as life, consumer activism, media and entertainment, sexuality, education, religious freedom, and other issues that affect the institutions of marriage and family. Over the years, her columns have been featured in publications ranging from the Washington Times to Christian Post. 

Since 2006, Suzanne has also overseen the schedule and speakers for FRC Action’s Pray Vote Stand Summit (formerly the Values Voter Summit). And from 2020-2021, she produced FRC’s weekly broadcast, “Pray Vote Stand.” 

In between her tours of duty at FRC, she worked as Projects Director at the American Conservative Union, managing key aspects of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), and as Communications Director at the Best Friends Foundation, an inner-city, school-based abstinence program with 5,000 participants.

During her first stint at FRC, she held the positions of grant writer, culture studies policy analyst, and writer of both the Washington Update and Washington Watch, FRC's daily commentaries on political issues and trends.

Suzanne is a graduate of Taylor University in Upland, Ind., with majors in both English Writing and Political Science.

Recent Activity

Dems Crack under Pressure, Handing Tuberville a Massive Military Win

Chloe Cole: Anyone Trying to Hide Kids’ Gender Identity Is ‘Plain Perverted’

ESPN’s Sage Steele: ‘I Feel Like God Put Me Here ... to Call Out the Hypocrisy’

Biden’s Maui Missteps Make More Waves for His White House

Riley Gaines: ‘I’m Actually More Surprised When There Aren’t Protestors’

Planned Parenthood, ACLU Fight to Keep Child Marriage Legal

Experts on U.S. Credit Downgrade: ‘What Took You So Long?’

If Issue 1 Fails: ‘It’s the Complete Californication of Ohio’

Public Sq., RedBalloon Step in to Help Laid Off Bud Light Workers Find Jobs

Congress Gets out of Dodge with September Battles Brewing

‘We Didn’t Choose This Fight’: House and Senate GOP Claw Back Military from Woke Biden Forces

‘I Shouldn’t Be Scared for My Life out Here’: Rancher Talks Open Borders Horrors

Coast Guard Chief Who Supervised Trans Recruit: It ‘100%’ Hurts Readiness

Tuberville: ‘The Democrat Socialist Party Is Throwing a Hissy Fit ... and I’m Looking Forward to the Fight’

Blackwell on Raging Issue 1 Debate: ‘We Have to Suit Up, and We Have to Fight Back’

5 Lies about the NDAA (and Why Senate Republicans Shouldn’t Fall for Them)

A Defiant GOP Smashes Woke Military Policies with Rock-Solid NDAA

Late-Term Abortion and Kids’ Trans Surgeries Speed to an August 8 Showdown in Ohio

Pride Messaging Down 40% from 2022 as Boycotts Explode

Republicans Gut Biden’s Trans Extremism in Woke-Crushing Military Bill

NCAA Swimmer: ‘I Would Love to Beat Men. But There Isn’t a World Where That’s Going to Happen’

In Monumental Shift, NHL Joins MLB in Quitting Pride Jerseys

Riley Gaines Demolishes Dems’ Trans Defense in the Senate’s ‘Protect Pride’ Hearing

Republicans Spurn Corporate Donations as Woke Backlash Continues

Major League Baseball Is the Latest Brand Humbled by Anti-Pride Outrage

Republicans Gun for Biden’s Pride Flags

Major League Baseball Strikes All Pride Jerseys

‘Pursuing His Twisted Agenda,’ Biden Puts Progress Flags on Par with Old Glory

Ep. 15: When It Isn't 'My Pleasure' to Buy From Activist Corporations

Nike Pokes the Bear by Collaborating with Child Sex Change Doc

Huckabee: Taking a Stand for Chick-fil-A Was ‘One of the Big Regrets of My Life’

Suspended Coach and Daughter Reinstated after Protesting Boys in the Girls’ Locker Room

Woke Brands Back Off Pride Month as American Fury Grows

MSU Prof Out after Forcing Students to Donate to Planned Parenthood

Chick-fil-A Has Been Woke for Years. You Just Didn’t Want to Believe It.

Econ Expert on the GOP’s Debt Ceiling Hand: ‘We’re Holding Four Aces’

‘They’re Forced to Celebrate It’: Parents of Girls Losing to Boys Speak Out

Target CEO Scoffs Uproar, Says Trans Merch Is ‘Great for Our Brand’

Debt Talks Ping-Pong back to Washington as GOP Warns of ‘Financial Armageddon’

As Debt Talks Heat Up, Dems Urge Biden to Stick It to GOP

4 More Companies Go ‘Full Bud Light,’ Daring Consumers to Boycott

As Dems Ignore the Border, Cries of ‘Do Something’ Grow

Generous to a Default? Dems Cling to Big Spending as Debt Talks Sputter

Republicans Make Life a ‘States’ Issue’ at Their Peril

‘There’s a Remedy for Our Nation - and That Remedy Is Not Gun Control’: Congressman

Biden Tanks under ‘Brutal’ Polling as Reelection Campaign Struggles to Lift Off

‘The Only Thing That Should Be Dragging in the Navy Is an Anchor’: Congressman

In the Game of Budget Chicken, Who Will Blink First?

ESPN Analysts, Gaines, and Navratilova Blast Lia Thomas’s Claim that Feminism Is ‘Transphobia’

McCarthy Proves What He’s Made Of with Gritty Budget Win

Tuberville on His Military Abortion Blockade: ‘I Have the Power, and They’re Panicking’

Top Republicans Explain: How GOP Candidates Should Be Talking about Abortion

Maybelline Gets Burned by the Latest Round of Dylan Mulvaney Boycotts

GOP Passes Girls’ Sports Bill, As All House Dems Side with Lia Thomas

Patriotic Reboot Doesn’t Change Bud Light’s Sobering Outlook

Gaines Goes Toe-to-Toe with Dems on Biden’s Push to Erase Girls

Flower Shop’s Refusal to Serve GOP Highlights the Right (Not) to Do Business

Mayflower Church Finally Lands on U.S. Soil: ‘We Are All Sojourners’

University VP Thanks ‘Peaceful’ Students for Harassing and Attacking Riley Gaines

Congress, Shareholders Put Disney on the Hot Seat over China

NHL’s Bruised Pride Extends to Fifth and Sixth Teams: Blues, Leafs Ditch Jerseys

Disney’s Quiet Plan for Revenge Unleashes a DeSantis Firestorm

‘Everything Got Worse’: One Mom’s Harrowing Story from Inside Whistleblower’s Trans Clinic

California Moves to Quit Its Red-State Boycott Failure

Gutsy Players Force NHL to ‘Reevaluate’ Pride Jerseys

Outrage over Lia Thomas Fuels Latest Push to Protect Women’s Sports

Ep. 4: Courage with a (Hockey) Stick; Artificial Intelligence Meets Real Idolatry

Ep. 4: Courage with a (Hockey) Stick; Artificial Intelligence Meets Real Idolatry

The NHL’s No-Pride Tide Sweeps through Chicago, Florida

Tuberville Scorches Pentagon over ‘Embarrassing’ Abortion Policy Rewrite

Sharks Goalie Reimer Continues the Sea Change in NHL Pride Debate

Between Red and Blue States, the Divide Drags on

Jesus Revolution Producer: ‘I’ve Never Seen Such a Profound Response to a Movie’

Woke Priorities Borrowed Trouble for Belly-Up Bank

House Makes a Splash with Push to Save Girls’ Sports

Minnesota Becomes Third NHL Team to Put Pride Jerseys on Ice

Mama Bears Claw Back into Schools’ Free Speech Fight

Missouri AG on Trans Clinic: ‘If Even One-Tenth of the Allegations Are True, They’re Abusing Children’

BlackRock’s Fink Comes Crawling to GOP, Whose Leaders Have Shown No Mercy

Second NHL Team Chucks Pride Gear, Forcing a Shift in League Messaging

San Francisco Cries Uncle on Seven-Year Boycott of Red States

State AG: ‘Our Libraries Are Not a Place for Satan to Sit’

As Book Battles Erupt across the Country, Idaho Turns to Legislation

Unidentified Flying Obscurity: Classified Briefing Brings Few Answers

Fearless Athletes Celebrate a Rematch for Girls’ Sports in Federal Court

What Wokeness? Army Claims Extremism Has Nothing to Do with Recruitment Woes

Gruesome Stories from China Prompt Push to Cancel Trade

Biden Comes to the Rescue of Woke CEOs with New Labor Dept. Rule

NY Rangers’ Decision to Yank Pride Jerseys Could Upend Sports’ Status Quo

The Corporate Cancel Club: How 1,000+ Companies Stack Up on Anti-Conservative Bias

Pompeo: We Can’t Get China Wrong

Dems Run for the Exits as the Number of Mishandled Documents Multiplies

Tillis, GOP Defectors Can’t Escape the Marriage Heat Back Home

NHL’s Provorov Shows the League’s Goals Have Nothing to Do with ‘Inclusion’

Team Biden Joins the School Library Wars, Launching Federal Investigation

Noem’s Pro-Trans Ties Spark Protests, 2024 Skepticism

First Week Flurry Made Possible by GOP’s Sweeping Rule Changes

House Majority Wastes No Time Launching into New Pro-Life Priorities

McCarthy Clinches House Speakership in Dramatic Late-Night Fashion

McCarthy Backers Vow to Keep Their Word, Reform the Process

GOP Rebels Push for More Changes in Deadlocked Speaker’s Race

Britney Hughes, Rob Bluey, John Grano, Suzanne Bowdey

Senator Ernst the Latest to Face Blistering Backlash over Marriage

Musk’s Twitter Buy ‘The Best $44 Billion I’ve Seen Spent in My Lifetime’: Congressman

Libraries Shelving Kirk Cameron’s Book Reading Could Face Lawsuits

Local Party Chairs Hit Back at 12 Anti-Marriage Republicans

Race for RNC Chair Heats up after Attorney with ‘Evolved’ Social Views Announces

Lame Duck Limps toward Trillions in Last-Minute Spending

House Dems Shoot Down Religious Freedom Protections to Radical Marriage Bill

Woke Virginia Restaurant Dishes Out Intolerance, Turns Christians Away

GOP’s 12 Marriage Defectors Face Scorching Criticism Back Home

Senator Lummis’s Marriage Vote and the Collapse of Christian Courage

Mohler Warns on Dems’ Marriage Bill: ‘They’re Coming for Us’

Rep. Roy on Monday’s Marriage Vote: ‘Gutless Politicians’ Need to ‘Stand Up’

Anti-Woke State Treasurers Ride Their Own Red Wave

Disney Sacks CEO to Hire ‘The Walking Embodiment of Woke Capital’

EXCLUSIVE: House Freedom Chair Publicly Laments Same-Sex Marriage Vote, Urges Senators to Vote ‘No’

Sen. Lee on Marriage Bill: ‘There’s Still Time... We Can Stop This Thing’

Senate Marriage Bill Declares War on American Parents

As Biden Meets with Xi, Pompeo Warns of a Much More Dangerous Threat

GOP Hints at Top-Down Leadership Shake-Up

Pollster Breaks Down Red Washout, Says 'Every Ballot Matters'

DeSantis on His State’s Red Surge: ‘Florida Is Where Woke Goes to Die’

Dems Become the Election Deniers They Scoffed

Newsom ‘Ready to Drench California in Blood’ with Prop 1

59% of CEOs Will Put Radical Activism on Ice If Financial Squeeze Continues

Singer Luke Bryan Defies Chorus of Critics after DeSantis Surprise

McMastering Marriage: What the GOP Can Learn from the SC Gov’s Stand

Will Same-Sex Marriage Fly in This Lame Duck?

‘Roe, Roe, Roe to Vote’: GOP Flips the Script on Dems’ Election Theme

Unequally Woked? Missouri Dumps BlackRock, Taking another $500 Million Bite out of Faltering Firm

Epidemiologist: Pfizer’s Admission Is ‘Smoking Gun Evidence’ that COVID Policy Went ‘Awry’

Michigan Hides Kids’ Trans Rights in Abortion Amendment: Prop 3’s Secret Revealed

13 State AGs, Detransitioners All Warn Garland to Stand Down

Army Secretary Claims the Military Isn’t Woke. 25 Incidents Prove Her Wrong.

Demoralized Disney Yields to Florida behind the Scenes

Louisiana Blows an $800 Million Hole in BlackRock’s Woke Agenda

Here Comes the Shun: GOP Urged to Snub Woke Companies after Midterms

Oklahoma Not OK with Hospital Experimentation on Children

CEO to Red States: The Salesforce May Not Be with You

‘Dilbert’ Scrapped from Funny Pages, but Who Gets the Last Laugh?

Virginia Is for Lovers of Parental Rights: Youngkin Rolls Back Trans Gains in Schools

Who’s Winning the War over Woke Companies?

Planned Parenthood's Planned Politicking: $50 Million and Counting

Boston’s Massacre of ‘Child Gender Care’ Sparks National Outcry

No Appetite for Court? Biden Backs Down on Lunch Threat for Religious Schools

GOP Primaries Show the Marriage Debate Is Far from Over

Pharmacist’s Win Gives Abortion Activists a Dose of Reality

Deeply Flawed Trans Youth Study Shows Desperation of LGBT Activists

Inside Louisiana’s Fierce Effort to Uphold Their Pro-life Laws

Dems Declare War on PRCs for Offering Women What They Won’t: A Choice

Soccer Star: Deserted by Courage, but Still Standing for It

Poll: Biden's Trans Focus Is Turning off Democratic Voters

Kansas’s Chance to ‘Take Back Our Laws and Our State’

Selling out on Marriage Will Haunt the GOP

On Abortion, Dems Take Lawlessness to Another Level

Tacos, Turtles, and Other Highlights from Congress’s Dueling Abortion Hearings

Corporate Activism Meets Its Limits after Roe

Earth to Biden: Abortion Extremism Isn’t Going to Unite the Country

NBA Player: ‘I Lost My Whole Career’ Standing Up to China

Real-Life Horror Stories Ignored by Dems in Chemical Abortion Push

Military Recruitment is Plunging. A Perfect Storm of Liberal Policies Are to Blame.

62 Companies Announce Abortion Perks. Hundreds More Stay Silent.

Carson: ‘It’s Not Enough to Say We Won, We Got Roe Reversed’

Soccer’s Rapinoe Kicks Trans Agenda into Overdrive

Disney’s ‘Lightyear’ Eclipsed by Groomer Controversy

Swimming Federation Tells Men to Stay in Their Lanes

‘A Drag Queen for Every School’: The New Democratic Platform

Students Lose Their Lunch over Biden’s LGBT Extremism

Stuckey: Fox News ‘Proud’ of ‘Nefarious’ Trans Propaganda

Fox’s Trans PR Stunt Ignores the Agony of Detransitioners

LGBT Lobby’s Latest Shakedown Is a No-Win for Companies

The Drag Race for America’s Kids

Military Recruitment Tanks, as Pride Mission Backfires

On Pride Night, Rays of Hope in Tampa Bay

Federal Agencies Celebrate Pride, Ignore Memorial Day

After Disney, Will CEOs Think Twice about Pride Month?

Rubio Grounds Air Force’s Plans for Drag Queen Story Hour

State Farm Needs a PR Insurance Policy

State Farm Needs a PR Insurance Policy

Jonathan Isaac: The NBA’s Last Man Standing

Jonathan Isaac: The NBA's Last Man Standing

Steph Curry's Pro-Life Warrior Mom

Steph Curry’s Pro-Life Warrior Mom

Abortion Groups Promise Spike in Roe Rage

Abortion Groups Promise Spike in Roe Rage

Starbucks on Dangerous Grounds with Abortion

Starbucks on Dangerous Grounds with Abortion

Netflix Subscribes to a New Approach on Politics

Netflix Subscribes to a New Approach on Politics

America Tunes in to the Wild World of Sports

America Tunes in to the Wild World of Sports

Target's Aisle of Denial

Target’s Aisle of Denial

GOP to Disney: You’ve Lost a Friend in Me

Beyond Roe: The Dems’ Terrifying New Normal

Beyond Roe: The Dems' Terrifying New Normal

GOP to Disney: You've Lost a Friend in Me

Leftists Church and Destroy in Roe Rampage

Leftists Church and Destroy in Roe Rampage

The Lie of Biden's 'Lifesaving' Treatment

Under Biden, the Party's over for Moderates

The Ind. of The Road for Girls' Sports?

Twitter's Plan Bee: Censorship

House Members Speak out on Planned Parenthood Scandal

GOP Reiterates Support for Marriage, Post-SCOTUS