Presumptive SCOTUS Nominee Amy Coney Barrett Will Turn Back the Clock on Equality

Released on September 26, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Donald Trump has made clear what he wants from the Supreme Court.  Like all of his other appointments, Trump wants personal allies who will validate his lawlessness, enable his authoritarianism, and protect him from accountability. Trump has demonstrated time and time again that he does not care about the rights of women, the LGBTQIA+ community, people of color, immigrants, or our most Read more …

NOW Urges President Trump to Sign Savanna’s Act into Law

Released on September 25, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Earlier this week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Savanna’s Act, a bill named after Savanna Greywind of the Spirit Lake Tribe in North Dakota, who was murdered while pregnant in 2017. The legislation aims to increase training, coordination, and data collection between tribal, local, and federal law enforcement on cases involving missing and murdered Indigenous women.   Currently, no federal agency consistently collects information on crimes Read more …

We’re Still Seeking Justice For Breonna Taylor

Released on September 23, 2020

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 …

NOW Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Released on September 18, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month. From now until October 15, we celebrate the cultures and heritage of Hispanic and Latinx Americans as well as the countless achievements these communities have made throughout history.  NOW honors activists like Dolores Huerta, the civil rights and labor movement pioneer who co-founded the National Farmworkers Association in the 1960s, working tirelessly to make certain that U.S. farmworkers received labor rights. We also honor Sylvia Rivera, the Read more …

NOW Mourns the Loss of Feminist Icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Released on September 18, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – There aren’t sufficient words to describe the depth of sorrow women are feeling at the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. We are shattered.  We are broken.  We feel that we have lost more than a dear and admired friend. Our country has lost a feminist champion.   Ruth Bader Ginsburg was not only a historic Supreme Court Justice, but also a political Read more …