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The Trump Administration Is Complicit – We Must Speak Up For Migrant Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused

WASHINGTON – The National Organization for Women (NOW) strongly condemns the Trump administration for their inhumane immigration and detention policies that have allowed thousands of migrant children to suffer from sexual abuse. Detaining children and separating them from their families is already traumatic enough, but the extent of these numerous sexual abuse allegations is terrifying,… Read more »

Donald Trump’s Abortion “Gag Rule” Won’t Silence Us

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump hates free speech – particularly when it comes to women’s health – and his administration has issued its long-awaited rule that bars groups that provide abortion care or abortion referrals from receiving federal family planning funds. Defunding providers and denying girls and women access to information about legal medical options has… Read more »

ISSUE ADVISORY: Two Years into Trump’s Presidency

Cases Challenging Roe v. Wade Approach Supreme Court – Part One February 13. 2019 Trump’s Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch showed their true colors and antagonism towards abortion rights in the Supreme Court’s February 7th decision of granting a stay on the Louisiana law in June Medical Services v. Gee. The case… Read more »

Don’t Believe Donald Trump, But Take Him Seriously

WASHINGTON – As Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union speech, he faced the most diverse Congress in history.  Most notably, this included a room filled with women members dressed in white, as Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL) explained, in a show of solidarity against “Republican attempts to roll back women’s progress.” He repeated his… Read more »

Trump’s Immigration Policy Is Unconscionable, Immoral—And Now Deadly

WASHINGTON – Last week a seven-year-old Guatemalan girl in Border Patrol custody died of dehydration and shock at the U.S. border.  8 hours after being taken into custody, she began suffering seizures and spiked a fever of 105.7 degrees Fahrenheit when she was taken to a hospital, where she later died. A White House spokesman… Read more »

Trump’s Policy Reversal Will Lead To More Violence Against Transgender Americans

The Trump Administration’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is considering a radical rollback of Obama-era decisions that recognized gender largely as an individual’s choice and not determined by the sex assigned at birth.  This right-wing, extremist policy is designed to deprive transgender people of recognition and protection under civil rights law. It is… Read more »