National Organization for Women:
News & Action Summary
November 20, 2012
IN THIS ISSUE:
Every holiday season, Wal-Mart takes advantage of its workers. We must take action to make sure this greedy corporation pays. This Black Friday NOW chapters, Wal-Mart associates and allies will be demonstrating in front of Wal-Mart stores across the nation. Get involved locally.
The National Organization for Women offers heartfelt congratulations to all the feminist candidates who won on Nov. 6 and a sincere thanks to all the women's rights supporters who showed up at the polls and made their voices heard. Read more.
NOW applauds women voters for re-electing President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, defeating some of the most extreme anti-woman tea party candidates running for the Senate, and passing marriage equality measures in Maine, Maryland, and Washington. Read more.
On Nov. 9, NOW Action Vice President Erin Matson delivered testimony urging passage of a referendum that would bring budget autonomy to the District of Columbia and reduce federal interference in abortion rights in D.C. Read more.
NOW is dedicated to ending violence against women in the U.S. and worldwide. On Feb. 14, 2013, we will rise and dance to demonstrate the spirit of women and men across the globe who despise the cruelty and dominance of gender-based violence.
Join NOW and V-Day for One Billion Rising. Listen to the new anthem Break the Chain. And find out who's rising and dancing in your area.