Posts Categorized: Marriage Equality

NOW Calls on Supreme Court to Rule in Favor of Marriage Equality

NOW applauds the Supreme Court for taking up the issue of marriage equality. The justices announced today that they would hear arguments in two such cases, one involving California’s Proposition 8 and another addressing the federal government’s Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). NOW has taken strong stands against both laws, which restrict marriage to one man and one woman.

NOW Celebrates President Obama’s Support for Marriage Equality

NOW applauds President Obama’s announcement today supporting marriage equality. This marks a proud moment in history, and is an especially welcome antidote to yesterday’s vote in N.C. enshrining discrimination into that state’s constitution. We commend the president for standing with the LGBT community and millions of others in this country who support marriage for same-sex couples.

NOW Political Action Committee Proudly Endorses Elizabeth Warren

The NOW/PAC is proud to announce its endorsement of Elizabeth Warren for U.S. Senate from Massachusetts. Warren is a tough and effective advocate for economic justice, standing up to Wall Street and the big banks to stop the predatory financial practices that target so many women and men struggling to make ends meet.

NOW Political Action Committee Proudly Endorses Tammy Baldwin

The National Organization for Women Political Action Committee is proud to announce our endorsement of Rep. Tammy Baldwin for U.S. Senate. Baldwin launched her bid this week to become the next Democratic senator from Wisconsin, filling the seat of the retiring Sen. Herb Kohl.

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 Conference Condemns War on Women, Calls for Better Social Security Benefits and “Medicare for All”

The National Organization for Women wrapped up its 45th National Conference in Tampa, Fla. on Sunday, June 26, setting NOW’s policy and agenda for the coming year and looking toward the 2012 elections and beyond.