Fourth Look: Mrs. America Episode 4- Betty

The popular Hulu series Mrs. America is reinvigorating discussions on the women’s movement of the 1970’s, the battle for the Equal Rights Amendment, and the political legacy we continue to grapple with to this day. Like everyone watching this series, NOW staff and interns have strong opinions on the content and are sharing them through a series of blog posts on NOW’s website.   The fourth Read more …

Historic Coalition of Women’s and Civil Rights Groups File Amicus Brief to Stop COVID-19 Order that Intends to Ban and Criminalize Abortion

  Media Contacts: NOW Foundation: Kimberly Hayes, press@now.org Feminist Majority Foundation: Corinne Long, clong@feminist.org Legal Momentum: Sam Bennett, sambennett@legalmomentum.org _____________________________________________________________________________________ Washington, DC – An historic coalition of women’s rights, civil rights, human rights, and reproductive justice groups including the National Organization for Women Foundation, the Feminist Majority Foundation and Legal Momentum, joined by 18 other Read more …

We Must End the Criminalization of Girls of Color

The criminalization of children of color is a growing and intensely disturbing phenomenon.  We’re seeing it at the border where families are separated and children placed in cages, and we’re increasingly seeing it in schools, where police are arresting children as young as six for behavioral, not criminal, issues.   That’s what happened in Florida earlier this year, when Read more …

While The Courts—And Anti-Abortion Extremist Governors—Play Politics, Women’s Lives Are In Danger

Washington, D.C. — Governors have just one job that matters today—to keep their citizens safe, healthy and protected from the coronavirus.  But anti-abortion politicians like Texas Governor Greg Abbott, as well as Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, are using the pandemic as an excuse to fuel their personal vendetta against abortion care.    They Read more …