Women Won’t Tolerate Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham’s Trickery

Released on October 15, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate Judiciary Committee wasn’t even finished hearing testimony on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court when Lindsey Graham railroaded her onto the agenda for a final confirmation vote.  He knows that he has no time to spare to make his goal of a final Senate floor vote just days before Read more …

National Organization for Women and Feminist Majority: “Fired Up! Ready to Vote!” Featuring Special Guests Gloria Steinem, Ashley Judd and More

Released on October 14, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The National Organization for Women (NOW) is teaming up with Feminist Majority for their first-ever virtual national conference. “Fired Up! Ready to Vote!” brings together feminist activists and NOW members from across the United States for engaging plenaries and dynamic workshops to discuss voting strategies ahead of the most consequential election of our time and the countless feminist issues that are at stake.   Day two of Read more …

On Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Every Day, We Must Uplift Native Women’s Voices

Released on October 12, 2020

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, October 12, NOW is proud to continue to take part in the national movement to observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day and to reject the racist history of the Columbus Day observance. To continue to honor the legacy of a man who stole sacred and ancestral land from Indigenous people and caused centuries of colonization and genocide is an act of violence against Native Americans. Instead, we must utilize this day to Read more …

“We’re Speaking”

Released on October 8, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – We are witnessing history with this week’s vice-presidential debate and the presence of Kamala Harris as the Democratic nominee. Not only is Senator Harris the first Black and Indian American VP nominee of a major American party, she is also the lone woman’s voice on either ticket. NOW salutes this historic moment, as we know if not for women like Elizabeth Cady Read more …

This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, NOW Demands Reauthorization of VAWA

Released on October 2, 2020

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Every minute, an average of 24 individuals in the United States are the victims of physical abuse, stalking, or sexual assault at the hands of their intimate partners, with 35.6 percent of women in the U.S. experiencing some form of domestic violence in their lifetime. This October NOW observes Domestic Violence Awareness Month as a means to advocate for survivors and mobilize towards a future that puts an end Read more …