Posts Categorized: Abortion Rights/Reproductive Issues

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 »

Kavanaugh Must No Longer Be a Nominee for the Supreme Court.

WASHINGTON–This was written by NOW President Toni Van Pelt and published on NOW’s official blog, Say it Sister, on September 16, 2018.  Kavanaugh Must No Longer Be a Nominee for the Supreme Court Kavanaugh Has Absolutely No Respect for Women Enough is Enough By: NOW President Toni Van Pelt The National Organization for Women (NOW)… Read more »

Change is coming. We are creating change. We, as a movement will change our culture for the better.

The United States is facing a deadly plague. The lack of effective regulation of firearms has lead us down a slippery slope filled with tens of thousands of gun deaths every year. Lives have been lost, families altered permanently. We, as a country, too easily forget that these are not just statistics. These are human… Read more »

I’m a Feminist Jewish Expatriate: Here’s Why Immigration Policy Matters To Me

The leadership of our nation of immigrants’ utilizes hateful rhetoric to dehumanize immigrants and justify the abusive treatment of children and families. That is the disgusting reality of America today. It shouldn’t take much to rally empathy around the vulnerable and victimized, yet we continue to face a stubborn wall of apathy from policymakers and… 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 »