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National Organization for Women


As Survivors Nationwide Express Gratitude for Ford's 'Courage,' Power of Her Testimony Declared 'Disaster for Republicans'

"There are so many things to say about Ford's testimony, but the thing that strikes me most, beyond her credibility, is her precision, her insistence on what she does and doesn't know, and not being railroaded into saying anything other than that."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


While Women's Rights Group Demand Kavanaugh Withdraw, Susan Collins Doesn't "Know Enough to Make a Judgment"

"NOW respectfully demands that Brett Kavanaugh withdraw and if he doesn't, that the Committee and the full Senate rejects the nomination of this flawed nominee," said Toni Van Pelt, president for the National Organization for Women

Jon Queally, staff writer ·


Amid 'Epidemic' of Campus Sexual Assault, Women's Groups Decry Rollback of Protections by 'See No Evil Betsy Devos'

"These new rules further protect abusers in a system that is already rigged in their favor."

Common Dreams staff ·


Ron Dellums, Radical Antiwar Activist, Unlikely House Armed Services Chairman, Dead at 82

In 1993, the House chose socialist Ron Dellums as chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, with oversight for defense appropriations and global military operations.

Common Dreams staff ·


Jaime Guttenberg - Murdered in Parkland - Her Grandmother Speaks Out

How is a grandma supposed to react when all NRA money pours into the pockets of the elected officials that are supposed to care about her grandchildren? In Guttenberg’s case, the grandma gets busy. 

Pat LaMarche ·




In Win for Women, New Jersey Enacts Nation's Strongest Equal Pay Law

"At a time when women's rights are under attack in most of our country, New Jersey has become an exciting exception." 

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


West Virginia Teachers and the Return of Labor Feminism

In struggles led predominantly by women workers—whose labor has historically been both underpaid and undervalued—we’re seeing the return of efforts to build meaningful alternatives to corporate feminism.

Rachel Johnson ·


On Equal Pay Day, New Study Shows Wage Gap Actually Growing for Women Under 40

Advocates are demanding equitable policies such as paid parental leave and affordable childcare while also declaring "we must address harassment and discrimination!"

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·