Fifty years ago, we stood on the Supreme Court stairs and demanded our right to abortion be protected under the Constitution of the United States. However, today, we stand in an unprecedented time where we must rally again to fight for the basic right to bodily autonomy.
issue: Roe v. Wade
It’s time to mobilize and we know NOW activists are ready. The leaked draft of Justice Alito’s opinion overturning Roe v. Wade is the worst-case scenario and we are ready to fight back. This misogynistic opinion relegates women to second-class citizens- we cannot go back!
Statement by NOW President Christian F. Nunes WASHINGTON, DC–The U.S. Senate voted down the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) today, which would have allowed abortion access to continue across the country if the Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Wade . Once again, the male-dominated, Senate has shown that it cares more about controlling women Read more …
On “Roe Day,” we need to recommit to electing lawmakers who will defend abortion rights in Washington and the states. In 2022, we need to vote for women’s lives. Our goal is to elect a 60-vote abortion rights majority in the Senate and flip state legislatures that are currently held by the narrowest of margins.
Christian Nunes, president of the National Organization of Women, told Al Jazeera: “I am really concerned about where we are going to go, especially with how the courts are stacked right now.”