NOW Honors George Floyd Remembrance Day

Released on May 25, 2022

Today marks the two-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.  However, there has been little movement on police reform since the horrific tragedy. Police still kill Black people at higher rates than other groups and corporations that once proclaimed that Black Lives Matter continues to bolster and fundraise Read more …

The Senate Failed Women Today — But Women Will Not Fail This November

Released on May 11, 2022

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 …

NOW Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month

Released on May 5, 2022

Statement by National NOW Vice President Bear Atwood  May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, honoring the histories of people from across the Asian continent and the islands of Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melanesia.   The Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC)—a group that promotes the interests of AAPI workers in the federal Read more …

Supreme Court Ready to Strike Down Roe – But Women Will Not Be Silenced!

Released on May 3, 2022

Statement by NOW President Christian F. Nunes  WASHINGTON, DC–The leak of the draft Supreme Court opinion in the Mississippi abortion case confirms our worst fears are coming to pass.  While Justice Alito’s language may change in the final opinion, the outcome is clear—the Supreme Court is ready to strike down Roe v Wade.  There will Read more …

NOW Fights Against Coordinated Attack on Roe – Oklahoma’s Governor Values Control More Than Women’s Lives

Released on May 3, 2022

Statement by National NOW President Christian F. Nunes   WASHINGTON, DC—By signing the new six-week abortion ban, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt has proven, yet again, that misogyny and cruelty are his core values. Stitt and the right-wing extremists who control the state legislature, have advanced a dystopian vision for Oklahoma straight out of The Handmaid’s Tale, Read more …