National Organization for Women:
News & Action Summary
OCTOBER 9, 2012
IN THIS ISSUE:
It's never been more important to get the truth out about what's at stake for women in these elections. The War on Women is raging on -- we must exercise our right to vote and put a stop to it! The NOW/PAC has endorsed the Obama-Biden ticket and scores of pro-women candidates for the U.S. Senate and House. Only with your help can we ensure that our champions are elected. Read more.
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Join the NOW Foundation in celebrating Love Your Body Day. Take our new survey and tell us what you think about images of women and girls in popular culture. You can still order posters and other products. And don't forget to like us on Facebook so you can share our LYB graphics.
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.
NOW's Family Law Committee reports in its current newsletter that "father's rights" groups are having a devastating effect in family courts. "Parental Alienation Syndrome" -- a false accusation of mental illness against mothers who report domestic violence or child abuse -- often results in abusive parents winning custody, further risking child safety. Read more.
The national publication of NOW is hot off the press and on the web. This issue includes: what's at stake for women in the 2012 elections and why we must vote, the politicization of VAWA, threats to women's economic security, the growing momentum for marriage equality, and much much more. Read more.
Terry has written a series of articles on the Romney-Ryan budget, covering important issues pertinent to women in the upcoming election, such as health care, Medicare and Medicaid. Read these and stay tuned for more articles in this series.