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National Conference 2015

The 2015 National NOW Conference will be held from June 19-21 in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Hyatt Regency. This is an opportunity for us to gather and tackle the critical issues on NOW’s agenda and shape the future of women’s rights. Additionally, this year’s conference will give NOW activists the opportunity to address our […]

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Statement from NOW President Terry O'Neill on Hillary Clinton's Presidential Candidacy Announcement

Washington, D.C. –  I welcome Hillary Clinton’s candidacy for President in 2016 because gender matters in the United States today, and Hillary Clinton’s life experiences as a woman give her knowledge, insights, and wisdom that others do not have.  That’s good for our politics and good for our country. Secretary Clinton’s candidacy is a powerful […]

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Sun Cities NOW chapter May 6th meeting

Join the Sun Cities NOW chapter for their May 6th meeting.  Meeting starts at 1 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Surprise. (17540 Ave of the Arts, Surprise, AZ 85378) Guest Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Allison has practiced cardiology in Phoenix for 21 years.  She is the former Section Head of Cardiology for the Cigna Medical Group, […]

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Politicians Who Claim To Champion Women’s Rights Need To Stand With Us Right Now

Statement of NOW President Terry O’Neill on Anti-Abortion Rider Attached to Medicare “Doc Fix” Bill 03.21.2015 Washington, D.C. –  The “War on Women” is escalating in Congress, and we need every elected official who says they champion women’s basic rights to be our champions right now. The latest reported attack on women’s access to abortion […]

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What does Love Your Body mean to you?

Every day, in so many ways, the beauty industry tells women and girls that being admired, envied, and desired based on their looks is a primary function of true womanhood. The beauty template women are expected to follow is extremely narrow, unrealistic and frequently hazardous to their health. The Love Your Body campaign was designed […]

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Join Inez Casiano Central Phoenix NOW Chapter for a protest against Hobby Lobby

The Supreme Court ruled that some private employers with religious objections can refuse to cover contraception for women employees. The court’s ruling struck down the birth control mandate for “closely held” corporations in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores and Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Burwell. The private companies challenged the mandate of the Affordable Care Act […]

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Roberts’ Court Enables Violence At Abortion Clinics; NOW calls on Chief Justice to Take Down His Own Buffer Zone

Statement of NOW President Terry O’Neill WASHINGTON – The National Organization for Women (NOW) condemns the Supreme Court’s cavalier disregard for the physical safety – the lives, even — of women seeking abortion care and the health care providers who serve them. In a country where patients and doctors have endured horrific violence at the […]

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Good company for feminists.

According to voter polls there’s been a 9% increase in self identified feminist voters since 2008. In 2012 55% of women voters label them selves as a feminist. You can read the full article here. I know some of you 2nd wave ladies are asking where are the young people at (*cough, cough* Hi, 30-something in […]

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