National Organization for Women:
News & Action Summary
JANUARY 24, 2012
IN THIS ISSUE:
On this 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, NOW is proud to partner with the Trust Women/Silver Ribbon Campaign, MoveOn and advocates around the country to begin 2012 with a powerful event that builds solidarity and momentum for reproductive health, rights and justice. Take Action!
NOW is deeply invested in the message the president will send in his State of the Union Address on Jan. 24. The nation is at a crucial juncture that demands strong, principled leadership to restore a broadly representative democracy and reduce income inequality. Achieving these goals is essential for fairness and justice in our society. Read more.
As we celebrate the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that recognized a woman's constitutional right to legal abortion, we can't forget how many times women's lives have been put at risk in the past year. Read more.
Celebrate Roe v. Wade's 39th Anniversary with your local NOW chapter! Check here to see our list of actions and events hosted by our grassroots chapter network. *FYI: These events are still occurring through the end of this week.
In an important decision that ensures access to affordable birth control for millions of women, the Obama administration announced that it would not expand an unconstitutional refusal clause that will already deny contraceptive coverage to some women under the Affordable Care Act. Read more.
"A Feminist Wake-Up Call"
Friday, June 29 - Sunday, July 1
Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport
1739 West Nursery Road
Linthicum Heights, MD 20190
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