We’re Still Seeking Justice For Breonna Taylor

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The decision by a Louisville grand jury to indict a single former police officer for endangering Breonna Taylor’s neighbors by recklessly firing his gun during a no-knock raid on her apartment does not end our demand for justice. No one was disciplined—let alone indicted—for her killing.  The grand jury was constrained by Kentucky law and by the Read more …

National Coalition of Progressive Groups Push DNC To Adopt Bold, Inclusive Vision for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice in 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a joint statement this week, Planned Parenthood Action Fund, NARAL Pro-Choice America, Ultraviolet Action, National Organization for Women (NOW), National Women’s Law Center Action Fund, Population Connection Action Fund, and All* Above All Action Fund called on the Democratic Party to deepen its advocacy for reproductive freedom. Together, the organizations wish to see Read more …

Replace Mitch McConnell’s Empty Promises on Police Reform With Real Action

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate’s failure to move decisively on comprehensive policing reform underscores the urgent need for Congress to follow the lead of their constituents, who overwhelmingly support an end to abusive policing practices, state-sanctioned violence and systemic brutality against Black people at the hands of law enforcement.  Senate Democrats are right to call B.S. on Read more …

Ahmaud Arbery’s Murder Was Also A Hate Crime

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Organization for Women has signed on to a letter calling on the Department of Justice to open a full and thorough hate crime investigation into the horrific killing of Ahmaud Arbery, who was chased down and shot to death by armed vigilantes while peacefully jogging in a suburban Georgia neighborhood.  Like Read more …