Reproductive Rights and Justice
NOW is working toward accessible reproductive health care for all women and LGBTQIA+ people. NOW fully supports safe and legal abortion, affordable and effective birth control and other contraception, medication abortion, telemedicine for reproductive care, and reproductive health education for all. We fiercely oppose attempts to restrict reproductive freedom through underhanded legislation and regulations.
NOW Joins Coalition to Release the Blueprint for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights, and JusticeWASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Blueprint for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice released First Priorities, a detailed punch list of executive and agency actions for the opening days of an incoming administration. “Women have lost so m Read more … Read more...
Abortion is Health Care Everywhere Act Would Repeal the Helms Amendment, Which Bars U.S. Foreign Assistance Funding for Abortion, Expanding Abortion Access GloballyWASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Providers and Clinics Task Force, today introduced the Abortion is Health Care Everywhere Act. The Abortion is Health Care Ever Read more … Read more...
With the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett, which has clinched a 6-3 majority on the high court, we should not expect to win many cases related to women’s rights. Those cases that pertain to reproductive rights are clearly in peril.
Right-Wing Abortion Rights Opponent Set for High Court – Majority Leader McConnell Says He has the Votes
The National Organization for Women opposes the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett as, by her record, she stands against everything we value about equal treatment and equal opportunity.
As the abortion debate rages on, abortion rights opponents are quick to point out supposed risks associated with abortion; but rarely do they mention the sobering reality of what following through with a pregnancy can mean to a woman.
President Trump made it perfectly clear that one of his priorities in nominating justices was their likeliness to overturn Roe v. Wade.