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)

Are You Freaked Out Over Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court Confirmation? Read This.

“Right now, we have to get out the vote,” Nunes said. “Not only is this the most consequential election of our time from a presidential standpoint, but it’s becoming increasingly clear that we must flip the Senate and elect representatives that uplift the voices of women, the LGBTQIA community, immigrants, the working class, BIPOC Americans, and all those whose rights will be at risk under a conservative-led Supreme Court.”

Women Won’t Tolerate Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham’s Trickery

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate Judiciary Committee wasn’t even finished hearing testimony on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court when Lindsey Graham railroaded her onto the agenda for a final confirmation vote.  He knows that he has no time to spare to make his goal of a final Senate floor vote just days before Read more …

On Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Every Day, We Must Uplift Native Women’s Voices

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, October 12, NOW is proud to continue to take part in the national movement to observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day and to reject the racist history of the Columbus Day observance. To continue to honor the legacy of a man who stole sacred and ancestral land from Indigenous people and caused centuries of colonization and genocide is an act of violence against Native Americans. Instead, we must utilize this day to Read more …

“We’re Speaking”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – We are witnessing history with this week’s vice-presidential debate and the presence of Kamala Harris as the Democratic nominee. Not only is Senator Harris the first Black and Indian American VP nominee of a major American party, she is also the lone woman’s voice on either ticket. NOW salutes this historic moment, as we know if not for women like Elizabeth Cady Read more …