Posts Categorized: Health

On International Women’s Day, NOW Celebrates the Courage, Commitment and Accomplishments of Feminists Around the World

WASHINGTON – We observe International Women’s Day on March 8, paying tribute to women’s achievements and the ongoing campaign for equality. Although women of the world may be separated by language, geography, and culture, we are united in activism and energy. NOW celebrates the women who are making a global difference and inspiring us here… Read more »

The Anniversary Of Roe v. Wade Reminds Us Women’s Lives Are At Stake

WASHINGTON – On January 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling in Roe v. Wade, recognizing the Constitutional protection of a woman’s right to abortion care. Forty-six years later, Roe is still the law of the land—but just barely. Since Roe, state and federal lawmakers have attempted to pass hundreds of restrictions… Read more »

A Year for Women in Review – NOW Names 2018’s Worst Offenders and Top Victories

WASHINGTON — Throughout 2018, women across the country have experienced several highs and lows. NOW and its allies have refused to sit quietly and watch those who attempt to turn back the clock on women’s rights. We have been tested, but we have risen to the challenge and continued to speak truth to power. Though… Read more »

Kavanaugh: A Threat to Women and Our Constitutional Right to Privacy

The danger that Judge Brett Kavanaugh poses to reproductive health and freedom in the United States cannot be overstated. It cannot be over-publicized, over-discussed, over-analyzed, or over-protested. His nomination to the Supreme Court of the United States will not only threaten the rights of women to control our own bodies but ultimately endanger our health… Read more »

Voters Won’t Forget Who Took Away Their Care

The U.S. Senate just voted to proceed on a death-dealing healthcare bill that will cost tens of thousands of women their lives each year. The senators who voted for this bill will be judged harshly by history–and NOW activists will make sure they are judged harshly by voters, as well.

The C.B.O.’s Keeping Score—We’re Losers. Now It’s Time To Win Back Our Health Care Rights

Donald Trump loves calling people “losers” so much that he’s backing a health care plan that would put tens of millions of Americans on the losing side of the ledger. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score of the House health bill found that 23 million people would lose all coverage, and about half the country… Read more »