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

Newswire article
Monday, October 16, 2017
"Tom Price’s Revenge: HHS Makes Discriminating Against Reproductive Rights Central To Its Mission"
Donald Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has made turning back the clock on women’s reproductive rights central to its new mission. A draft of its 2018-2022 Strategic Plan states unequivocally that the goals of HHS are contingent upon “serving and protecting Americans at every...
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Newswire article
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Scouts Honor—It’s Wrong To Discriminate Against Girls.
That old glass ceiling continues to break, but the cracks don’t run deep enough. NOW welcomes the news that the Boy Scouts of America have once again admitted to their long history of discrimination, this time against girls, and are taking steps to correct it. For more than a century, Cub Scouts...
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Newswire article
Monday, September 18, 2017
"FOX Sports Should Fire Clay Travis"
In an appearance on CNN Friday , Fox Sports Analyst Clay Travis was asked to comment on ESPN host Jemele Hill’s remarks calling Donald Trump a white supremacist. First of all, we agree 100% with Jemele Harris - Donald Trump is a white supremacist. Travis should have been fired for his racist,...
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Wednesday, September 06, 2017
"Ending DACA Will Stoke Fear — and Harm Women"
Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will decimate protections for immigrant youth–and sends a message to immigrant women, children, and families that their safety is in jeopardy. Trump announced Tuesday that the DACA program would formally cease...
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Newswire article
Friday, July 28, 2017
"While You Were Sleeping: Senate Narrowly Defeats Repeal of Obamacare"
Women around the country are breathing a sigh of relief today, as Senate Republican leadership’s latest attempt to throw millions off their health insurance, and block women from using Planned Parenthood for their reproductive care, was once again defeated. Appallingly, Donald Trump responded from...
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Tuesday, July 25, 2017
"Voters Won’t Forget Who Took Away Their Care"
The U.S. Senate just voted to proceed on a death-dealing healthcare bill that will cost tens of thousands of women their lives each year. The senators who voted for this bill will be judged harshly by history–and NOW activists will make sure they are judged harshly by voters, as well. Trumpcare...
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Newswire article
Friday, June 23, 2017
Press Conference: Senate Trumpcare Plan Harms Women
National Organization for Women, Feminist Majority, In Her Own Voice, and the National Women's Law Center join together to speak out about how the Senate and House versions of Trumpcare harm women. Who: Terry O'Neill, President of NOW Michelle Batchelor, Deputy Director of In Our Own Voice:...
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
"Good Riddance to Bill O’Reilly"
Bill O’Reilly has been unmasked as a vicious sexual predator--and Fox News has done the right thing by booting him from the network. O’Reilly deserves this downfall. The many sexual harassment allegations leveled against him reveal a clear and ugly pattern of misogynistic behavior. It would be an...
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Newswire article
Thursday, February 09, 2017
"Trump’s Cabinet Picks: White, Rich, Misogynistic"
Donald Trump has assembled a Cabinet in his own image—rich, white and tone-deaf to the problems of ordinary citizens. Senate Republicans shrugged off the White House’s failure to vet nominees, suspended Senate rules, muzzled opposing voices, and ignored troubling conflicts of interest to move Trump...
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Newswire article
Friday, January 20, 2017
Statement by NOW President Terry O'Neill on the Inauguration
Today Donald Trump took the oath of office, and became 45th president of the United States. Today, and every day for the next four years, we will resist his white nationalist agenda. Throughout a long and divisive campaign, Mr. Trump made it clear that he does NOT believe that women’s rights are...
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