Victory for Women's Rights in Virginia
Today was a victory for women in Virginia. By electing NOW-endorsed candidates Terry McAuliffe and Ralph Northam to the top offices in the state, voters ensured that Virginia can now be on a progressive path forward for women.
NOW Congratulates Illinois on Passing Marriage Equality
"The march of progress is never easy; opposition arises and it is often cruel...Our activists will continue to fight for marriage equality -- no matter the obstacle - until all Americans have the right to enjoy the benefits and protections provided by marriage," said Grabenhofer.
Report: Expanding Social Secuirty Benefits for Financially Vulnerable Populations
Read the report from the National Council of Women's Organizations' Older Womens' Economic Security Task Force -- of which the NOW Foundation is a member -- and Center for Community Change on the best ways to improce Social Security for the most vulnerable.
NOW Joins Illinois Rally for Marriage Equality
We rally today to remind the Illinois House what is at stake for the thousands of same-sex couples in Illinois. It is time to end the second-class status of civil unions. It is far past time for the Illinois House to listen to the majority of Illinois residents and pass marriage equality.
Phone Bank for Marriage Equality
Phone bank from home through The National Equality Action Team! It can be done from any location in the country.
NOW Applauds the End of the Government Shutdown
NOW is encouraged by Congress' passage of a debt limit increase and a continuing resolution to keep the government funded.
Women and Children First -- Thrown Overboard by the Government Shutdown
"Anyone who's seen a disaster movie set at sea is familiar with the phrase, 'women and children first,' meaning they are the first to be put in lifeboats. But in the real-life disaster that in the Republican Tea Party's government shutdown, "women and children first" is the order in which victims of the shutdown are selected." Read in full at The Huffington Post.
NOW Congratulates Janet Yellen on Pending Nomination
NOW enthusiastically congratulates Janet Yellen on her nomination to be the next chair of the Federal Reserve, and we salute President Obama for making history today. Dr. Yellen's nomination is another crack in a glass ceiling that needs to be shattered.
Love Your Body
Products from NOW Foundation's Love Your Body campaign are now available for purchase online -- including this year's winning design!
House Republicans After Birth Control, Again
No woman -- no matter who she works for -- should be denied health care as basic as contraception. Politicians who vote to restrict birth control will undoubtedly pay a price at the polls in 2014.
NOW Stands with Activists Calling for Removal of Montana Judge
Members of the National Organization for Women from all over the country stand in solidarity with the women and men fighting for justice for Cherice Moralez and all victims of sexual violence.
The Case for Janet Yellen Gets Stronger Every Day
NOW President Terry O'Neill has a new piece at The Huffington Post on Janet Yellen and the fight for the Fed.
We're Not Fooled
Who is the worst women's rights offender?
Sign our petition against the nationwide 20 week abortion ban!
Your representative - pro-choice or not - needs to hear from you so that we can preserve women's rights and lives! Say "no!" to Trent Franks' 20 week abortion ban.
Organize and educate for women's access to care
NOW President Terry O'Neill has an Op-Ed in POLITICO on the GOP's attacks on reproductive rights.
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