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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Thursday, December 14, 2017
NOW announces #EnoughIsEnough Campaign To Dismantle the Culture of Violence Against Women
The National Organization for Women (NOW) announces today the #EnoughIsEnough campaign, led by NOW and coalition partners including Feminist Majority, National Congress of Black Women, Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, Legal Momentum and UNITE HERE. #EnoughIsEnough will bring together different...
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
What Doug Jones’ Victory Means For Women
“The heads of three prominent groups that advocate for women said today that Doug Jones’ victory in the Alabama Senate election will reverberate into the coming battles over tax cuts, abortion, birth control, health care, budget policy and entitlement spending—as well as the 2018 elections and...
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Newswire article
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
What Doug Jones’ Victory Means For Women
“The heads of three prominent groups that advocate for women said today that Doug Jones’ victory in the Alabama Senate election will reverberate into the coming battles over tax cuts, abortion, birth control, health care, budget policy and entitlement spending—as well as the 2018 elections and...
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Newswire article
Monday, December 11, 2017
Alabama Women Can Make History In The December Senate Special Election
The National Organization for Women (NOW) congratulates the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences for adopting its new Standards of Conduct, to which each of its 8,427 members are expected to adhere. The time has come for Alabama women to be a political power in the state. We can make the...
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Newswire article
Thursday, December 07, 2017
NOW Congratulates Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences for New Standards of Conduct
The National Organization for Women (NOW) congratulates the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences for adopting its new Standards of Conduct, to which each of its 8,427 members are expected to adhere. NOW was the first organization to call on the Academy to expel Harvey Weinstein following...
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Thursday, December 07, 2017
Statement by NOW President Toni Van Pelt on the resignation of Al Franken
Al Franken was right to resign. He’s been a good Senator, but his career cannot be valued higher than his obligation to treat women with respect. Minnesota will get another good Senator, and I hope it’s a woman. Once all the prominent people who’ve been revealed to have sexually harassed co-workers...
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Tuesday, December 05, 2017
NOW President Toni Van Pelt Addresses Supreme Court Rally for LGBT Rights
Toni Van Pelt, President of the National Organization for Women (NOW), spoke this morning at a rally organized by the ACLU legal team on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court. The Court heard arguments today in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, which involves a...
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Friday, November 10, 2017
"Roy Moore Should Drop Out of Senate Race"
Roy Moore should drop out of the race for Alabama’s open U.S. Senate seat, following reports that Moore made sexual advances toward teenage girls. We already knew that Moore was a despicable, misogynist candidate; his sexist, homophobic, racist remarks have gone above and beyond the hateful...
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Wednesday, November 01, 2017
"National Organization for Women and Feminist Majority Endorse Northam, Fairfax, and Herring in Virginia"
The National Organization for Women (NOW) and the Feminist Majority are proud to endorse Ralph Northam for Governor of Virginia, Justin Fairfax for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, and Mark Herring for Attorney General of Virginia. Women win with these three feminist candidates who each have proven...
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Newswire article
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
"Alabama Women Can Make History In The Senate Special Election"
Doug Jones, Democratic candidate in the Alabama special election, has the power to curb the misogyny plaguing women across the country. Alabama women have the power send him to the U.S. Senate. As a U.S. Attorney, Jones took action to put violent anti-choicers behind bars. He spearheaded the...
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