Posts Categorized: Fighting The Right

Debt Ceiling Deal a Blow to Women’s Economic Security

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 Congratulates Janice Hahn on Run-Off Victory

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).

NOW Gears Up for National Conference in Tampa, Florida

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.

Lobbying Tips for NOW Activists

Helpful tips and tricks to help you plan your next meeting with your member of Congress.