National Organization for Women (NOW)

National Organization for Women (NOW)

The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States. NOW has 500,000 contributing members and 550 chapters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Releases by this organization

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Friday, December 07, 2018
Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta Must Resign For Allowing Serial Child Molester Jeffrey Epstein To Escape Justice
The following statement is from National Organization for Women president Toni Van Pelt: Jeffrey Epstein is a serial child molester who used his wealth, power and influence to escape serious penalties for his crimes. The charges brought against him could have resulted in Epstein spending the rest...
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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Ohio Sends Brett Kavanaugh a “Save The Date” Card—Get Ready To Repeal Roe
The Ohio House has passed a bill to criminalize abortions which take place after a fetal heartbeat can be detected- this can be as early as six weeks, before many women even know they’re pregnant. Although Gov. John Kasich vetoed the bill once in 2016, the legislature may have enough votes now to...
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Monday, November 19, 2018
NOW Endorses Rep. Barbara Lee for House Democratic Caucus Chair
The National Organization for Women (NOW) is proud to endorse Rep. Barbara Lee to be the next Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, the fifth-ranking position in leadership. If elected, Rep. Lee would be the first black woman to serve in House leadership—an historic step that is long overdue...
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Friday, November 09, 2018
Eric Schneiderman Raised Millions To Support His Political Career, Now He Must Use That Money To Support Survivors Of Sexual Violence
Former New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will not face criminal charges, following a six-month investigation by Madeline Singas, the Nassau County district attorney appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to investigate the claims made by four women about Schneiderman’s pattern of sexual...
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Thursday, November 08, 2018
Women Won The House, But Reproductive Justice Is Still Under Attack
Last night proved that voters were more determined than ever to elect feminists to positions of leadership, but women’s rights are still being threatened and we have more work to do. Though voters in Oregon had the good sense to defeat a ballot initiative which would have prohibited the use of...
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Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Stop Brett Kavanaugh and End the Toxic Culture of Male Fury
Donald Trump Jr. just said that the current debate over sexual assault has made him more worried for his sons than his daughters. Ann Coulter mocked the “snickering at white men” and asserted “there has never been a more pacific, less rapey creature than the white male of Western European descent...
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Friday, September 28, 2018
The FBI Must Investigate The Charges Against Brett Kavanaugh
The Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to send Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Senate floor, just hours after Kavanaugh’s appalling testimony. His lies, political attacks and aggressive, bullying behavior underlined just how unfit he is to serve on any judicial bench. At the last minute,...
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Monday, September 24, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh Should Be Removed From The Bench
The news that Brett Kavanaugh allegedly committed sexual assault as a college student confirms what we’ve already known: Brett Kavanaugh is unfit to serve as a judge. He’s not only unfit to sit on the Supreme Court, he’s unfit to hold the position he currently occupies on the United States Court of...
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Friday, September 21, 2018
Christine Blasey Ford: “I Thought He Might Inadvertently Kill Me.” Dr. Christine Blasey Ford Deserves Justice
“I thought he might inadvertently kill me,” Christine Blasey Ford has said about the sexual assault perpetrated by Brett Kavanaugh. Dr. Blasey was afraid for her life, and criminal conduct that put her life in danger must be investigated. NOW supports calls made by Anita Hill, among others, for a...
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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Open The Kavanaugh Hearing To More Women
In 1991, Angela Denise Wright never got to tell her story to the Senate Judiciary Committee of being harassed by Clarence Thomas. She was waiting outside the hearing room on Thomas’ nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court but was never called. Neither were two other women who had similar testimony to...
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