NOW Celebrates Black History Month

Statement by NOW President Christian F. Nunes  WASHINGTON–Black History Month has been observed, in various forms, since 1926, when the Black historian and journalist Carter G. Woodson pushed for a celebration of Black Americans to ensure that school children were exposed to Black history that went beyond stories of racism and slavery to spotlight Black Read more …

Women Steadily Gain in Elective Office, Setting Several ‘Firsts’ 

January 10, 2023  Women voters turned out in record numbers in November 2022 midterm elections, securing an impressive number of congressional and gubernatorial seats and achieving a few important ‘firsts.’ Many were ushered into office by the strong turnout of Democrats and women voters in reaction to the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Read more …

NOW Recognizes 50th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Statement by National NOW President Christian F. Nunes  WASHINGTON — This weekend, we should be celebrating 50 years of a woman’s constitutional right to abortion. Instead, last year’s decision sent us back to square one. While Roe was a watershed moment that catapulted women closer to achieving full equality, Dobbs reversed half a century of Read more …

Kevin McCarthy’s Job #1: Attack Abortion Rights

Statement by NOW President Christian F. Nunes on Anti-Abortion Bills WASHINGTON–Speaker Kevin McCarthy and the new right-wing majority in the House put an all-out attack on abortion rights at the very top of their agenda, making it clear that a national abortion ban remains their goal.  They fast-tracked just seven bills to cement their extremist Read more …