“We are neglecting the value of women… — the essential workers that are needed to keep our companies and our country sustaining and livable and thriving, but yet we are laying them off, we are underpaying them…”
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today’s victory for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris was fueled by the commitment and resolve of millions of feminists who voted in record numbers. Our vote is our voice—and we used it in this election to make history. After four long years, we will finally put feminist champions back in the White House. Vice President–Elect Kamala Harris “stands on the shoulders” of the giants who came before her to make history Read more …
With the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett, which has clinched a 6-3 majority on the high court, we should not expect to win many cases related to women’s rights. Those cases that pertain to reproductive rights are clearly in peril.
The 2016 election “was probably like a ‘wow’ moment for women,” said Christian Nunes, president of the National Organization for Women (NOW)
“Right now, we have to get out the vote,” Nunes said. “Not only is this the most consequential election of our time from a presidential standpoint, but it’s becoming increasingly clear that we must flip the Senate and elect representatives that uplift the voices of women, the LGBTQIA community, immigrants, the working class, BIPOC Americans, and all those whose rights will be at risk under a conservative-led Supreme Court.”