National Organization for Women:
News & Action Summary
AUGUST 28, 2012
IN THIS ISSUE:
This past Sunday marked Women's Equality Day, commemorating Aug. 26, 1920, when the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution was signed, recognizing women's right to vote. Read more.
On Aug. 21, the Republican Party demonstrated again why Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are wrong for women in the U.S. The party's committee platform approved an anti-abortion plank that champions a human life amendment to the U.S. Constitution without mentioning any exception for rape, incest or preservation of the health or life of the woman. Read more.
Republican Mitt Romney could not have picked a better running mate to telegraph the very essence of his campaign for president than Representative Paul Ryan. Together, these two candidates plan to lead the way in transferring even more wealth from the middle class, the working class and even the poor to the very rich in this country. Read more.
Visit the NOW/PAC website to see which candidates we've endorsed for the 2012 election cycle. Learn more.
As the right wing continues to wage its War on Women, the NOW/PAC is fighting back! Please show your support for our endorsed candidates running for the Senate or the House in tight races across the country.
Join NOW Foundation in celebrating Love Your Body Day on Oct. 17. Get in the spirit by ordering the 2012 poster (and other products). Supplies are limited, so order NOW!
NOW President Terry O'Neill On Television
C-Span: President Terry O'Neill discusses what NOW believes will influence women voters in the 2012 elections. Watch the video »
MSNBC: NOW President Terry O'Neill discusses Rep. Todd Akin's comments and whether Akin will drive women voters from the GOP. Watch the video »