Posts Categorized: General

Trump’s Cabinet Picks: White, Rich, Misogynistic

As the Senate gets ready to vote on the nominations of Steve Mnuchin to be Treasury Secretary and Tom Price to head the Department of Health and Human Services, and with Andrew Puzder on deck to lead the Department of Labor, lawmakers who’ve put their consciences in a lock-box need to show some integrity.

An Open Letter to General Carlisle

According to a recent article in the Air Force Times, the Air Combat Command headquarters at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia has refused to remove sexist, offensive posters from their facility. Read NOW’s letter to commander General Carlisle condemning this decision, below. Dear General Carlisle, I write you today to express the National Organization for Women’s… Read more »

NOW stands with Rep John Lewis, calls on Donald Trump to apologize

Donald Trump’s bullying tweets aimed at civil rights hero Rep. John Lewis are appalling. The candidate who said that African Americans should vote for him because their lives were so bad that they “had nothing to lose” now perpetuates further racist stereotypes by falsely asserting that Rep. Lewis’ Atlanta district is “in horrible shape,” “falling… Read more »

Fighting Hate in the Age of Trump

NOW calls on the Department of Justice to fully investigate hate crimes like the the one experienced by Ilhan Omar–and to ensure that criminals are held accountable.

NOW Celebrates Victory for Standing Rock Protesters

The National Organization for Women is proud to stand in solidarity with protesters in Standing Rock, and celebrates the recent decision by the Army Corps of Engineers to block construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).

Women’s Rights Are Human Rights

The National Organization for Women proudly endorses the Women’s March on Washington. On January 21, 2017, we will join with activists from across the country in a historic and necessary affirmation that women’s rights are human rights.