NOW Salutes California Voters’ Rejection of Republican Recall

WASHINGTON, D.C. — California voters made the right call in rejecting the recall of Governor Gavin Newsom. The recall vote was always about partisan politics. Gavin Newsom was building a record as a progressive and feminist leader which included advancing policies and programs to expand family leave, establish child care programs, promote gender pay equity Read more …

The Right To Vote Is A Fight To Vote In Georgia

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Georgia’s Republican Governor, Brian Kemp, hid behind a locked door to sign his controversial new voter suppression bill into law, but Georgia state Rep. Park Cannon wasn’t going to let him suppress her constituents’ voices in secrecy.  She calmly knocked on his door to ask for transparency and to witness him putting his name on a bill that restricts absentee and early voting, limits drop Read more …

NOW Calls on Congress to Pass H.R. 1 – For The People

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Our democracy is broken.  The corruption of money in politics and the scourge of voter suppression have brought our system of “one person, one vote” to the breaking point. Democrats in Congress have introduced a comprehensive democracy reform package, H.R. 1, the For the People Act, and the first order of business in the new Congress is to pass this vital legislation.  H.R. 1 Read more …

NOW Demands Equitable Treatment from Our Justice System

Charge Violent Perpetrators as Domestic Terrorists & Institute a   National Day of Apology for Peaceful Protestors Who Were Excessively Policed in the Past  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Make no mistake. What we witnessed taking place in our Capitol yesterday was a painful dichotomy of restoring democracy and domestic terrorism. As the morning started, many of us were elated with happiness and celebrating the Georgia victory of Senator-elect Warnock and Read more …

US vote 2020: Why women decide elections

The 2016 election “was probably like a ‘wow’ moment for women,” said Christian Nunes, president of the National Organization for Women (NOW)