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, October 06, 2017
Women’s Group on the Trump Administration’s Elimination of the Birth Control Mandate
Moments ago, the Trump Administration issued new rules rolling back the federal requirement that employers include birth control coverage in their health insurance plans . The decision, which vastly expands exemptions for those employers who cite moral or religious objections to providing birth...
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Friday, August 18, 2017
UltraViolet Statement on the Firing of Steve Bannon
Statement from Nita Chaudhary, co-founder of UltraViolet, in response to news of Bannon’s firing: "Good riddance Steve. The larger and more urgent crisis however is that a white supremacist sympathizer is the president of the United States."
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Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Activists Drop “WOMEN RESIST WHITE SUPREMACY” Banner Inside Trump Tower Lobby
Moments ago, activists from UltraViolet, a national women’s advocacy organization, and the Working Families Party, unveiled a massive banner inside Trump Tower’s lobby reading: “WOMEN RESIST WHITE SUPREMACY.” The banner drop comes after riots and attacks by white supremacists in Charlottesville...
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Thursday, July 06, 2017
UltraViolet Targets GOP Senators With ‘Women Resist TrumpCare’ Week of Actions
This week, as Senators are at home for the Fourth of July recess, UltraViolet Action, a national women’s advocacy group, is preparing to confront Republicans over the recently introduced health care repeal bill as part of the organization’s “Women Resist TrumpCare” week of action. The group warns...
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Friday, June 16, 2017
FRIDAY: Sit-Ins at In-State Senate Offices Urge GOP Senators to Vote No on Health Care Repeal
On Friday, June 16th, members of the women’s group UltraViolet will be staging sit-ins at in-state Senate offices in Metairie, Portland, Reno, Cleveland, Anchorage, Little Rock, Bangor, and Denver, demanding a ‘no’ vote from Senators on the Affordable Care Act repeal. The protesters who plan to...
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Thursday, April 06, 2017
Women’s Group to Senate GOP: “Women Are Watching”
Moments ago, Republicans in the Senate invoked the “nuclear option,” breaking long-standing Senate rules to push through Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch without the required 60 vote threshold. Ahead of the vote, UltraViolet, a leading women’s advocacy group, warned Senate Republicans in...
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Friday, January 27, 2017
Women’s Group Launches New Campaign: “Abortion Access is More Popular Than Trump”
On Friday, January 27th, as anti-abortion groups rally in the nation’s Capitol for the annual “March for Life” rally, UltraViolet, a national women’s organization, is launching a new campaign spreading the message that abortion access is more popular than Donald Trump. To launch the campaign...
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Monday, September 19, 2016
MONDAY: Billboard Circles NBC News, CPD HQ in DC Urging 2016 Presidential Debate Moderators to Ask About Women’s Issues
On Monday, September 19th, just one week before the first presidential debate between Secretary Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, a mobile billboard will circle NBC News’ DC office, as well as the Commission on Presidential Debate headquarters demanding that 2016 debate moderators ask questions on...
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Monday, August 01, 2016
New Billboard in Austin Calls on the Texas Department of Health Services to Eliminate Pamphlets Providing Misleading Abortion Information
This week, a new billboard in Austin will call on the Texas Department of Public Health to eliminate deceptive pamphlets that mislead women about critical reproductive healthcare information. The campaign, launched by UltraViolet, a national women’s advocacy organization, comes after the Texas...
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Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Women’s Group Demands Trump Fire Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski Over Battery Charges
Earlier today, Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump’s campaign manager, was charged with misdemeanor battery by Florida police after Lewandowski forcefully grabbed Michelle Fields, a 28-year old Breitbart News Reporter at a press conference earlier this month at Trump National Golf Course. Shaunna...
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