National Organization for Women:
News & Action Summary
December 18, 2012
IN THIS ISSUE:
Please call and email President Obama right away, urging him not to drive women off a (fiscal) cliff by caving to the outrageous demands of Republican leaders. Take action NOW! Read more.
NOW applauds the Supreme Court for taking up the issue of marriage equality. The justices announced they would hear two such cases, one involving California's Prop 8 and another addressing the federal government's Defense of Marriage Act. NOW has taken strong stands against both laws, which restrict marriage to one man and one woman. Read more.
NOW President Terry O'Neill writes for Huffington Post: Negotiation and bipartisanship sound like nice concepts, but not when they produce policies that harm the middle class, the poor and our nation's economy. Read more.
Congress still has not reauthorized the Violence Against Women Act. If Congress fails to pass VAWA in this "lame duck" session, we will have to start all over again with the new Congress in January. Please call your House member NOW! Take action!
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