Planned Parenthood is celebrating its 100th anniversary, and it’s a century of excellent medical care and support for women in urgent need of essential family planning services. NOW is marking its own 50th anniversary this year, and we’re proud to salute our older sister today. We’ve seen politicians and dark money Super PACs rail against… Read more »
Last night’s debate showed a side of Donald Trump we’ve seen all too many times—angry, misogynist, arrogant, and at times even menacing. Trump is demonstrably unfit to hold the highest office in the land. Trump’s threat to put his political rival, Hillary Clinton, in jail is something we’d expect to hear from a third-world dictator—and… Read more »
As Speaker of the House and Senate Majority Leader, Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell have an obligation not only to members of their caucus or supporters of their politics, but to every citizen of our democracy who depends on the nation’s leaders to actually lead.
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It was bad enough that Trump has been running a campaign promoting racist, xenophobic, misogynistic policies. Now we see him as a misogynistic individual attacking individual women.
“Someone with such disrespect for women, with such a misogynistic lifestyle who boasts about using his power to sexually assault women cannot — and will not — be the leader of this country,” said National Organization for Women president Terry O’Neill.”
During a brief speech to local Democrats, O’Neill urged them to come out in big numbers on Nov. 8 and assure a Clinton win in the battleground state of Virginia.
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For women who have endured harassment, for those who have been silenced by a man’s power, and for survivors of abuse or sexual assault, the tenor of this reckoning can be exhausting and triggering. It requires self-care.
To see Hillary portrayed as an evil, conniving criminal is baffling to me.
NOW President Terry O’Neill interviews social justice activist and good friend, Mike Hersch, in the Huffington Post.