In an important decision that ensures access to affordable birth control for millions of women, including those who get insurance coverage through a religiously affiliated hospital, university, or other religiously affiliated organization that serves the broader public, the Obama administration announced today that it would not expand an unconstitutional refusal clause that will already deny contraceptive coverage to some women under the Affordable Care Act.
issue: Women-Friendly Workplace
The National Organization for Women urges Congress to take up President Obama’s American Jobs Act immediately. While not everything we could have wished for, the president’s bill is a substantial step toward rebuilding our country’s shaky economy.
NOW/PAC-endorsed candidate Janice Hahn (D) emphatically defeated Tea Party darling Craig Huey (R) in a run-off election in California’s 36th District on Tuesday, July 12. The run-off followed a May 17 special election primary for the seat vacated by retiring Rep. Jane Harman (D).
Today NCWO delivered a letter to Congress demanding a budget deal with NO cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) joined prominent leaders from NCWO on a press call launching the nationwide campaign Respect, Protect, Reject 2012.
Today, NOW kicked off the 2011 National Conference in Tampa, Fla. with an emergency rally outside Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-Fla.) office. This conference comes at a critical time in the ongoing war on women.