Press Releases for 2017

When Armed Police Attack Unarmed Children, Adults Need To Speak Out

Another gut-wrenching video has been released showing unchecked police violence against unarmed–and in this case underaged–civilians. This time, it’s an off-duty officer in Anaheim, CA who was enraged when a young girl walked across his lawn.

Trump’s Cabinet Picks: White, Rich, Misogynistic

As the Senate gets ready to vote on the nominations of Steve Mnuchin to be Treasury Secretary and Tom Price to head the Department of Health and Human Services, and with Andrew Puzder on deck to lead the Department of Labor, lawmakers who’ve put their consciences in a lock-box need to show some integrity.

An Open Letter to General Carlisle

According to a recent article in the Air Force Times, the Air Combat Command headquarters at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia has refused to remove sexist, offensive posters from their facility. Read NOW’s letter to commander General Carlisle condemning this decision, below. Dear General Carlisle, I write you today to express the National Organization for Women’s… Read more »

NOW condemns Trump’s plan for sweeping changes in immigration policy

In his draft executive order that makes sweeping changes in legal immigration policy, Donald Trump has doubled down on a white male supremacist agenda, xenophobia and hate speech. NOW stands in solidarity with our Muslim and immigrant sisters and brothers in opposition to this contemptible misuse of presidential authority.