NOW Is Proud to Support the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act

Historic Legislative Package to End Maternal Mortality and Close Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Outcomes  NOW is proud to endorse the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021, a historic legislative package unveiled today by Representatives Lauren Underwood (IL-14) and Alma Adams (NC-12), Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), and members of the Black Maternal Health Caucus.  The Black Read more …

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 …