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 …

NOW Joins Coalition to Release the Blueprint for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Blueprint for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice released First Priorities, a detailed punch list of executive and agency actions for the opening days of an incoming administration.   “Women have lost so much ground under the Trump administration to the essential health services they depend on,” said NOW President Read more …

On Title IX’s Anniversary, We Redouble Our Commitment to Ending Discrimination Against Women

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today marks the 48th anniversary of Title IX, the landmark legislation that set out to ensure equal educational opportunities regardless of gender.  This civil rights law has opened up doors that had long been closed to women and girls, allowing more to participate in athletics programs, earn scholarships, attend college, study in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and math) and pursue advanced degrees.  Title IX also assures equality Read more …

Time Runs Out on Title X—Here Comes the Gag Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals must stop the Trump Administration from building chains around Planned Parenthood.  They want to padlock the truth about reproductive health care from people who are without insurance or who struggle to make ends meet by imposing a politically contrived gag rule on providers like Planned Parenthood. Donald Trump is Read more …