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National Organization for Women:
News & Action Summary

NOVEMBER 4, 2012


Pledge to Vote in 2012

Go Vote!

Every single vote counts! It's never been more important to get the truth out about what's at stake for women in the elections. Exercising our right to vote is crucial! NOW/PAC has endorsed the Obama-Biden ticket and scores of pro-women candidates for the U.S. Senate and House. But only with your help can we ensure that our champions are elected! Take our pledge NOW!

The Romney-Ryan Budget: Reward the Rich, Punish the Rest

NOW President Terry O'Neill concludes her series with a look at the Romney-Ryan plan to slash federal funding to a whole range of social programs that disproportionately serve and employ women, all to make room for more tax cuts for the wealthy. Much like their other proposals, this one is not only cruel but incredibly short-sighted. Read more.

The Truth About Romney-Ryan

The Romney-Ryan campaign has been one of misdirection and evasion. If you care about women's and girls' lives and futures and want to know the truth about Mitt Romney, you've come to the right place. Read on and see just how dangerous a Romney-Ryan administration would be for the women of this country. Read more.

Where the Candidates Stand (PDF)

NOW shares a page from its election "binder" highlighting the positions of the Obama/Biden and Romney/Ryan tickets on women's rights issues. Print out this flyer (PDF) and help distribute it in your community.

Richard Mourdock is Romney Unmasked

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On Oct. 24, Republican candidate Richard Mourdock confirmed what Todd Akin brought to light earlier -- that the radical fringe currently in control of the GOP holds misogynistic and deeply unpopular views about women, rape and reproductive rights. Read more.

The Real Mitt Romney

NOW President Terry O'Neill writes on The Huffington Post: "Bully, lie, manipulate, threaten. Mitt Romney believes these tactics will get him what he wants. But I believe in the good sense of women voters throughout the country." Read more.

2012 Elections: NOW/PAC Endorsed Candidates

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.


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