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The second phase of the post-suffrage movement was one that had not been explicitly anticipated in the Seneca Falls “Declaration of Sentiments.” It was the birth control movement, initiated by a public health nurse, Margaret Sanger, just as the suffrage drive was nearing its victory. 3,883 more words

A Victory for Women | National Organization for Women

NOW is deeply relieved that nearly all of the abortion clinics forced to shut down by Texas’s infamous TRAP law may now reopen. Last year, the Supreme Court… 9 more words

Our Beds Are Burning

A five-year-old American girl in Idaho was raped by three Syrian refugees and then urinated on. And according to some news reports about the incident, the local media is refusing to report on the event out of fear of calling a duck a duck. 523 more words

Current Events

Leaders of the National Organization for Women Endorse Effort to Recall Judge Aaron Persky

NOW’s Open Letter to Judge Aaron Persky

06.09.2016

Dear Judge Aaron Persky,

We write to you as the largest grassroots women’s rights advocacy organization in the country, to express our outrage in the sentencing of convicted felon Brock Turner to only six months in state prison. 738 more words

Ensuring Transgender Students' Safety and Dignity

Statement of NOW President Terry O’Neill 

May 13, 2016

Washington, DC – NOW thanks the Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Education, who acted courageously, appropriately and dramatically in issuing new guidance for school districts to ensure that transgender students have equal access to sex-segregated facilities such as restrooms and locker rooms. 168 more words