Senate Confirms Wilson, Continuing Attack on Reproductive Rights

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Moments ago, the Senate voted to confirm Judge Cory Wilson to the already conservative Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. This court has jurisdiction over courts across Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas – three states with severely limited abortion access. By adding Wilson to the bench, the Trump administration and Senate Republicans have made this court a monumental threat to women’s rights and reproductive freedom in these states.   Cory Read more …

On Title IX’s Anniversary, We Redouble Our Commitment to Ending Discrimination Against Women

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today marks the 48th anniversary of Title IX, the landmark legislation that set out to ensure equal educational opportunities regardless of gender.  This civil rights law has opened up doors that had long been closed to women and girls, allowing more to participate in athletics programs, earn scholarships, attend college, study in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and math) and pursue advanced degrees.  Title IX also assures equality Read more …

The #MeToo Helpline

An estimated four-fifths of poor Americans are unable to access the legal services they need because they can’t afford the cost. NOW and Legal Momentum have teamed up again to create the SYMS|Legal Momentum Helpline—to provide free information assistance and referrals to women and girls facing discrimination and harassment at work, in school and at home.

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 …