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National Organization for Women:
News & Action Summary

JANUARY 10, 2012


Roe v. Wade Anniversary

keep abortion legal NOW round

Join a Roe commemoration event near you this January and celebrate with your local NOW chapter! Check here to see our list of actions and events hosted by our grassroots chapter network. *FYI: This page will be updated frequently, so check back often.

2012 National NOW Conference
*Save the Date*

2012 National NOW Conference

"A Feminist Wake-Up Call"

Fri, June 29 - Sun, July 1

Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport
1739 West Nursery Road
Linthicum Heights, MD 20190
Visit the hotel website »

Stay tuned for more 2012 conference updates soon.

Obama Administration Failing Women on Birth Control

NOW President Terry O'Neill writes on The Huffington Post: "As the president of NOW, I hear from a lot of women (and men). Many of them are outraged right now, and they're asking the same question: Can this be real -- is the White House actually caving in to the radical right on birth control?" Read more.

NOW Foundation Invites You to Sign Up for Viridian Green Energy

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Viridian currently offers service in select markets in CT, IL, MD, NJ, NY and PA. Learn more.

Switching to a competitive third-party supplier is not mandatory, and you, the customer, have the option of remaining with your utility for basic generation service. Viridian Energy is licensed in Connecticut (Docket # 09-04-15), Illinois (Case # 11-0348), Maryland (License Reference # IR-1840), New Jersey (License # ESL-0084), New York (ESCO Code VRID), and Pennsylvania (Docket # A-2099-2145794) to serve residential and commercial energy customers. Viridian offers two rate plans: variable rates, which are subject to change based on market conditions, and fixed rates, which are fixed for an agreed upon number of billing cycles. Current rates should not be construed as a guarantee of future rates or savings.

Action Spotlight

National NOW Roe v. Wade Supreme Court Vigil

Join National NOW and allies to commemorate the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Bring your Keep Abortion Legal NOW rounds and battery-operated candles (note: traditional candles are not allowed outside the Supreme Court) to join this peaceful and poignant vigil. Read more »

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