NOW is a proud supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment and prioritizes Constitutional equality in our work. We are closer than ever to having the ERA enshrined in the U.S. Constitution, giving women explicit protections in our nation’s highest law. The progress we are making towards women’s equality can be lost at any time because those advances depend on legislation that can be (and has been) weakened or repealed by Congress.
Two kinds of revolution are taking place on Capitol Hill. Both are led by women, and both are transforming politics. But we must remain aware of the old fashioned sexism that threatens to derail these advances.
President Trump made it perfectly clear that one of his priorities in nominating justices was their likeliness to overturn Roe v. Wade.
One of the cases on this list more likely to reach the Supreme Court is Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky Inc.
Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at 9:00 AM, Democratic Members of Congress will join national organizations to reintroduce the Paycheck Fairness Act ten years after the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act by President Barack Obama. Women working f Read more …