Supreme Court is Getting Ready to Hear a Direct Challenge to Roe v. Wade

Donald Trump picked three Supreme Court justices on the basis of one issue, and one issue alone—abortion.  He promised his followers justices who would vote to overturn Roe v. Wade, and today, we have seen a decades-long anti-choice strategy play out.  The Supreme Court’s announcement that it will hear a direct challenge to Roe vs. Wade is the most threatening violation of judicial precedent regarding abortion care in Read more …

NOW Demands Justice for the 545 Separated Migrant Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The parents of over 545 migrant children still cannot be found. Lawyers have recently blown the whistle on the fact that two-thirds of the over 1,000 migrant parents separated from their children by the Trump Administration have since been deported and can no longer be located. To separate families in such a manner is a crime against humanity. NOW is outraged by the continuous mistreatment of immigrants seeking refuge and asylum here in Read more …

NOW Demands Justice for the Forced Sterilization of Detained Immigrant Women

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The recent account, by a licensed practical nurse-turned-whistleblower, regarding the treatment of detained immigrant women at Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia is beyond horrific – it is unconscionable and inhumane.  According to the complaint, a number of immigrant women reported being recommended hysterectomies, with so many taking place, the whistleblower compared Read more …

Now Urges Congress to Vote YES to Protect Pregnant Workers

Washington, D.C. — This week, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (H.R. 2694), a bill that aims to eliminate discrimination and promote economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for those whose ability to perform functions of their job are limited by pregnancy, childcare, and other related medical conditions.    For decades pregnant people have lost their much-needed jobs Read more …

While a Victory, June Medical Services is Not the Victory we Need

Without a doubt, the 5-4 June Medical Services v. Russo ruling was a significant victory in the pro-choice arena, especially considering the conservative majority in the Supreme Court. However, it is not the victory that we need, a victory that would confirm the legitimacy of both women’s rights to abortion and access to abortion. This Read more …