While The Courts—And Anti-Abortion Extremist Governors—Play Politics, Women’s Lives Are In Danger

Released on April 1, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Governors have just one job that matters today—to keep their citizens safe, healthy and protected from the coronavirus.  But anti-abortion politicians like Texas Governor Greg Abbott, as well as Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, are using the pandemic as an excuse to fuel their personal vendetta against abortion care.    They Read more …

NOW Celebrates Intersectional Feminists This Women’s History Month

Released on March 8, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Throughout Women’s History Month, and especially on International Women’s Day, NOW celebrates the women past and present who risked everything and worked tirelessly for women’s rights. They countered attacks on the constitutional right to equality for women in the United States and rallied to secure the right to vote. But as we prepare to celebrate the historic 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment this year, we recognize that many women of color continue to face Read more …

Supreme Court Hears Case That Could Decide Future of Roe

Released on March 4, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C.— When Justice Anthony Kennedy retired from the U. S. Supreme Court, Donald Trump made a deal with religious conservatives.  He promised to nominate a fifth vote against abortion rights in return for their continued blind devotion and campaign contributions. This week, anti-abortion extremists stand to collect.  The Court will hear the case of June Medical Read more …