Press Releases for 2016

“Women want to know if Donald Trump is Profiting from the Exploitation of Women and Young Girls!”

The National Organization for Women (NOW) and Feminist Majority are calling on Donald Trump to shut down Trump Model Management until disturbing allegations that the Republican presidential candidate’s modeling agency engaged in labor exploitation of girls and young women have been thoroughly investigated. Members of NOW and Feminist Majority will protest today from 12:30- 1:30… Read more »

NOW Demands a Halt to Federal Arms Dealing

Timely for the September 21 International Day of Peace, the National Organization for Women (NOW) has announced a resolution demanding a halt to federal arms dealing both at home and abroad.

NOW Supports the Strengthening Social Security Act of 2016

Women are especially vulnerable to financial insecurity during their retirement years. After a lifetime spent working for lower wages than men, often in jobs without pensions or retirement savings accounts, many rely on Social Security for support.

New Trump Campaign Team: Anti-Women, Sexist and Misogynistic

What Donald Trump really needs is to stop waging war on women and attacking any woman who annoys him by reporting what he’s actually said. Women know the truth about him — Donald Trump is an insecure, sexist bully who rewards misogyny and surrounds himself with fellow racists and haters.

#SayHerName: Loreal Tsingine and Korryn Gaines

At a time when police shootings of African-American men is under intense scrutiny, the incidence of shootings of women of color by police also demands specific attention. Vulnerable women are often placed in impossible situations, by the legal system, by the criminal justice system, by abusive relationships or family crises. Two recent incidents raise a… Read more »

Senator Tim Kaine will Fight for Women

From day one, Tim Kaine will be a vice president who will work to break down the barriers that hold women and marginalized communities back.

Pence: Reckless. Dangerous. Wrong for our Country.

Donald Trump has failed his first big test as the Republican nominee for President. His appointment of Mike Pence to be his Vice President is, to borrow one of his favorite words, a disaster.

A Victory for Women

NOW is deeply relieved that nearly all of the abortion clinics forced to shut down by Texas’s infamous TRAP law may now reopen. Last year, the Supreme Court struck down restrictions on same-sex marriage. Today, the Court has taken the first steps towards consigning TRAP laws to the same dustbin of history.