Bigoted bully Rush Limbaugh has been rewarded for his hostile, hate-filled speech for far too long. The National Organization for Women calls on Clear Channel Communications to pull the plug on Limbaugh’s gilded microphone immediately.
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Today we celebrate the anniversary of Women’s Equality Day, in honor of the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which guaranteed women the right to vote.
The debt ceiling agreement deals a serious blow to women’s economic security. If approved, it will impose $1 trillion in cuts to family planning clinics, food stamps, college tuition assistance, child care and other programs that disproportionately serve and employ women. The second part of the deal is likely to include cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and possibly Social Security.
NOW/PAC-endorsed candidate Janice Hahn (D) emphatically defeated Tea Party darling Craig Huey (R) in a run-off election in California’s 36th District on Tuesday, July 12. The run-off followed a May 17 special election primary for the seat vacated by retiring Rep. Jane Harman (D).
As a part of the 2011 National NOW Conference, NOW will hold an emergency rally on Friday, June 24, to protest proposed cuts in the 2012 budget. Hundreds of grassroots feminist activists from around the country will participate in this action.
When the National Organization for Women’s National Conference opens in Tampa, Fla., on June 24, hundreds of NOW leaders, members and activists will turn a spotlight on the right-wing war against women. They will spend the next three days strategizing and organizing to stop the ongoing attacks by extremist politicians.
Hundreds of feminist activists from around the country will gather in Tampa, Fla., for the National NOW Conference from June 24-26, 2011. This year’s conference theme, Daring to Dream: Building a Feminist Future, is centered on advancing the principles that have been steering feminism all along: equality, fairness, opportunity, non-violence and empowerment.
In a New York special election Tuesday, May 24, NOW/PAC-endorsed candidate Kathy Hochul (D) decisively won the open House seat in the state’s traditionally Republican 26th District.
Helpful tips and tricks to help you plan your next meeting with your member of Congress.
Cutting benefits and raising the retirement age will especially harm women. Talking points on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.