National Organization for Women:
News & Action Summary
MARCH 6, 2012
IN THIS ISSUE:
The NOW/PAC is proud to announce its endorsement of Elizabeth Warren for U.S. Senate from Massachusetts. Warren is a tough and effective advocate for economic justice, standing up to Wall Street and the big banks to stop the predatory financial practices that target so many women and men struggling to make ends meet. Read more.
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Bigoted bully Rush Limbaugh has been rewarded for his hostile, hate-filled speech for far too long. The National Organization for Women calls on Clear Channel Communications to pull the plug on Limbaugh's gilded microphone immediately. Read more.
The Senate's defeat of the so-called "Respect for Rights of Conscience Act" today saved countless U.S. women from being denied contraception coverage in their employee health plans. Read more.
NOW Foundation has joined with a broad coalition of social justice organizations to address abusive telecommunications practices. The project concentrates on two important issues that have a disproportionate impact on women, people of color, immigrants and low-income communities: prison phone rates and mobile phone billing. Read more.
NOW President Terry O'Neill writes on Huffington Post: "The right-wing commitment to keeping women in check is surprisingly strong and reveals a frightening disrespect, even contempt for women who aren't sufficiently submissive." Turning the clock back includes shaming women for their sexuality and punishing them for terminating a pregnancy..." Read more.
Send a message to your Congress members today, urging them to vote down any effort to restrict contraceptive coverage in health care. Take action NOW!