Press Releases for 2014

Goodell Announces New Advisors; Too Little, Too Late

The fact that Roger Goodell is assigning a current member of his leadership team to oversee new policies shows once again that he just doesn’t get it. NOW continues to insist on the appointment of an independent investigator with a mandate to address every aspect of the NFL’s violence against women problem, going back years, not months.

NOW on Appointment of Robert Mueller as Independent Investigator

Appointing Robert Mueller as an independent investigator to only look into the Ray Rice domestic violence case is not enough – it’s just window dressing. The NFL does not just have a Ray Rice problem, they have a violence against women problem.

NOW Calls for Roger Goodell’s Resignation, Appointment of Independent Investigator

The NFL sets the example for college, high school, middle school and even elementary school football programs. And the example it is setting right now is simply unacceptable.

New leadership must come in with a specific charge to transform the culture of violence against women that pervades the NFL.

That’s the only way to restore honor and integrity to the country’s most lucrative and popular pastime.

Court Sides With Hobby Lobby, Joins War on Women

Displaying a shocking disregard for women’s health and lives, the Supreme Court ruled today in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby that corporations may, in the name of religious “beliefs,” strip contraception from their employer-based health plans.