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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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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Newswire article
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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Monday, September 17, 2018
Ford is Courageous. Kavanaugh Must Go
Christine Blasey Ford courageously came forward about being sexually assaulted by Kavanaugh so she could tell the truth about a traumatic event. Although she should never have had to take this step, her bravery is leading the way for other women to hold Kavanaugh accountable and defend our...
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Monday, September 10, 2018
Les Moonves Must Be Arrested--Not Paid Off
New revelations about CBS Chief Les Moonves’ long history of sexual harassment and abuse has finally led to his downfall—but he and CBS are still trying to hold on to his golden parachute. The network has announced it is still exploring a severance payment to the accused sexual predator, who...
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Thursday, September 06, 2018
NOW President Toni Van Pelt on MSNBC TONIGHT!
NOW President Toni Van Pelt will be on MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber” tonight at 6:15 PM EST , to discuss Brett Kavanaugh’s appalling record and dangerous views on women’s reproductive rights. Don’t forget to tune in, live tweet and share with social media your support for NOW and your...
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Monday, September 03, 2018
Labor Day Is Another Day Of Struggle For Working Women
Labor Day is meant to be a day of celebration, marking the contributions made by all working people in the U.S.—but for women, it’s a reminder of how far we remain from full equality. Women make up 47% of the labor force and are the sole breadwinners in 40% of families with children—and yet, the...
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Thursday, August 30, 2018
“See No Evil Betsy DeVos” Endangers Survivors Of Campus Sexual Misconduct
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is preparing new policies on campus sexual misconduct that turn the government’s response to assault, harassment and rape upside down. She wants to shred the Obama Administration’s guidelines for rightfully and aggressively holding schools accountable for...
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