NOW Joins Repro Blueprint Coalition to Applaud President Biden’s Executive Actions on Sexual and Reproductive Health

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Organization for Women (NOW) joins a diverse coalition of organizations to applaud President Biden for taking the first steps to undo the harms of the previous administration’s dangerous and restrictive policies that robbed countless people of the right to control their own bodies and access sexual and reproductive health care, including abortion.    Rescinding the Read more …

We Must Defend Roe—Before It’s Too Late

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today is the 48th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade that recognized the Constitutional protection of an individual’s right to abortion care.  It’s up to us to ensure that today isn’t the last time we mark this occasion—before a new conservative majority on the Supreme Court strikes it down.    In recent years, state legislatures Read more …

NOW Condemns the Unjust Execution of Lisa Montgomery

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The middle-of-the-night execution of Lisa Montgomery, hastened by the rush-to-execute mandate of Donald Trump’s Justice Department, was a shock to our system of fairness, justice, and decency.  In any other week, it would have been the worst imaginable example of such desecration.  Donald Trump’s abuse of power corrupts everything he touches, and Read more …

NOW Celebrates Native American Heritage Month and Native Feminist Champions

WASHINGTON, D.C.—November marks Native American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the over 575 tribal communities of the United States, their cultures, and the countless contributions Native and Indigenous people have made to our society. At NOW, we are particularly thankful for the immeasurable contributions Native women have made in the name of feminism, climate justice, and equal rights for all.   From LaDonna Brave Bull Read more …

We Refuse To Go Backwards, We Must Protect Our Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Donald Trump packed the Supreme Court with justices he could count on to strike down the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Today, in the midst of a global pandemic when health care is needed most, we are watching to see if Amy Coney Barrett, Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch deliver the goods to the outgoing President.  Women and the most vulnerable in our society know what’s at stake today. The repeal lawsuit, supported by the Read more …