Posts Categorized: Fighting The Right

NOW/PAC Organizes to Educate Voters, Re-Elect Obama-Biden

Tomorrow’s election is pivotal. We’re down to the wire, and so much is hanging in the balance for women: economic security, the fate of Roe v. Wade, protection of Medicare and Social Security, and much more. We must stand up to the radical fringe — the last thing the War on Women needs is a commander-in-chief in the White House.

The Real Mitt Romney

With four weeks left until the election, Romney unquestionably needs to win over undecided voters by camouflaging his anti-choice stance. But he’s on record championing some of the most extreme — and more importantly, extremely unpopular — tactics aimed at blocking women’s access to basic reproductive health care, including abortion and birth control.

NOW Calls on Romney and Ryan to Renounce Republican Party Platform Policy on Abortion Care

Today, the Republican Party demonstrated again why Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are wrong for women in the U.S. The party’s committee platform approved an abortion plank that champions a human life amendment to the U.S. Constitution without mentioning any exception for rape, incest, or preservation of the health or life of the woman.

NOW Calls for Defeat of Those Who Voted for D.C. 20-Week Abortion Ban

Today, extremists in Congress continued their War on Women by pressing for legislation that would criminalize abortions in the nation’s capital after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Sponsored by Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), the D.C. 20-Week Abortion Ban would have imposed federal fines and up to two years’ imprisonment for doctors, without exceptions for rape, incest or the pregnant woman’s health.