The National Organization for Women applauds Gov. Kate Brown of Oregon, who yesterday signed the nation’s most progressive reproductive health legislation into law.
Press Releases for 2017
Charlottesville White Supremacists Are On the Wrong Side of History
Google has once again turned heads this week, because of its sexist and misogynistic treatment of employees.
The Democratic party, determined to win back the majority in the House of Representatives at any cost, is throwing its support behind anti-choice candidates. That’s a huge mistake. Reproductive justice is at the heart of women’s health, welfare, safety, and economic security.
Today, Black women catch up in wages to what white men earned in 2016. It’s a striking annual reminder to pay attention to the economic inequality African-American women face, and how it is–tragically, persistently–driven by both race and gender.
Women around the country are breathing a sigh of relief today, as Senate Republican leadership’s latest attempt to throw millions off their health insurance, and block women from using Planned Parenthood for their reproductive care, was once again defeated.
The U.S. Senate just voted to proceed on a death-dealing healthcare bill that will cost tens of thousands of women their lives each year. The senators who voted for this bill will be judged harshly by history–and NOW activists will make sure they are judged harshly by voters, as well.
Members of the National Organization for Women voted Saturday to elect Toni Van Pelt president of the organization. Gilda Yazzie was elected vice president.
Jon Ossoff faced tremendous headwinds in the Georgia special election that kept him inches away from crossing the finish line, and NOW congratulates him for coming as close as he did.
Women’s rights activists from across the U.S. will come together to honor feminist leaders, build organizing skills, and set NOW’s strategic agenda for the year to come. NOW members will also vote to elect the next president and vice president of the organization, with results to be announced Sunday morning.