UltraViolet

UltraViolet is an online community of over 550,000 women and men who want to take collective action to expose and fight sexism in the public sector, private sector and the media.  Find out more at WeAreUltraViolet.org

Releases by this organization

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Friday, September 25, 2020
Amy Coney Barrett is Being Illegitimately Jammed Through Senate to Pack The Court, Strip Away Rights and Freedoms
According to reports , Donald Trump is nominating Amy Coney Barrett to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat on the Supreme Court. Ginsburg, who was 87, died last Friday. In reaction to Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett, Shaunna Thomas, Executive Director of UltraViolet, a national women's...
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Wednesday, September 23, 2020
UltraViolet Condemns Debate Topic "Race and Violence in our Cities"
Yesterday, Fox News’ Chris Wallace, moderator for the first presidential debate on Tuesday September 29th, publicized the list of debate topics, which included “race and violence in our cities.” In reaction, Bridget Todd, Communications Director for UltraViolet, a leading national women’s advocacy...
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Monday, September 21, 2020
New Corporate Accountability Campaign Puts Six Major Companies On Notice For Anti-Choice Political Giving
Today, UltraViolet announced a new campaign to hold six corporations accountable for their political giving to anti-choice, anti-women candidates and calls on them to end their support for such politicians entirely and to commit to investing in reproductive health and justice. AT&T, Coca Cola,...
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Friday, September 18, 2020
UltraViolet on the Death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Statement from Shaunna Thomas, co-founder and executive director of UltraViolet, a leading national women’s group: "Ruth Bader Ginsburg was an icon, a pioneer, a hero and a legend. We as a nation owe her a debt that can’t fully be repaid. LGBTQ Rights, reproductive rights, gender equity, racial...
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Wednesday, September 02, 2020
BREAKING: The Commission on Presidential Debates Selects Moderators for Presidential, Vice Presidential Debates
Earlier today, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced its selection of moderators for the three debates between President Trump and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. this fall, as well as the single vice-presidential debate between Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala...
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Monday, June 29, 2020
UltraViolet Responds to SCOTUS Verdict for June Medical Services vs. Russo
Moments ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Louisiana Unsafe Abortion Protection Act is unconstitutional in the case of June Medical Services vs. Russo. The decision, which comes after months of public pressure and advocacy from women’s and reproductive justice groups, eliminates the...
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Friday, June 19, 2020
Black Lives Matter Louisville, UltraViolet Respond to the Firing of Louisville Police Officer Responsible for Murdering Breonna Taylor
Moments ago, the Louisville Courier Journal reported that Mayor Greg Fischer has announced the Louisville Metro Police will initiate the termination of Officer Brett Hankison, one of three LMPD officers responsible for fatally shooting Breonna Taylor in her apartment in March. In response, Chanelle...
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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
UltraViolet Applauds Federal Judges’ Move to Keep Abortion Clinics Open in Texas and Ohio
Yesterday, two federal judges issued orders on requiring Texas and Ohio to allow abortion clinics to stay open and keep providing services in the states after it was reported that Mississippi, Ohio, Texas and Oklahoma have moved to limit abortion as a part of their responses to the coronavirus...
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Thursday, March 26, 2020
Women’s Group Says Senate Stimulus Package is Insufficient for Women Who Are Bearing the Brunt of the Coronavirus Pandemic
Statement from Shaunna Thomas, co-founder and executive director of UltraViolet, a leading national women’s organization, on the Senate’s $2t coronavirus stimulus package and how it fails women in America, who are disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic: “As the coronavirus pandemic...
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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Women’s Groups to 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates: Select a Woman for VP, Pledge to Appoint Women to At Least Half of Cabinet Positions
A coalition of women’s groups and progressive advocacy organizations, including American Federation of Teachers, EMILY’s List, NARAL Pro-Choice America, Supermajority, Planned Parenthood Action Fund, She the People, UltraViolet, Women’s March, Women’s March Action, Care in Action, and #...
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