National Organization for Women:
News & Action Summary
May 7, 2013
IN THIS ISSUE:
2013 National NOW Conference
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NOW supports Judge Korman’s decision making Plan B One-Step available without identification and without age limits. The Department of Justice is appealing the decision, a move NOW opposes.
With President Obama's appointment of Penny Pritzker to be Secretary of Commerce, his second-term roster of cabinet secretaries is nearly complete. NOW has done the math, and the numbers are good, but not great.
NOW congratulates Rhode Island on becoming the tenth state to embrace marriage equality, as momentum continues to build in a number of states, including Delaware and Illinois.
It's time to tell your representatives that Americans should have the freedom to marry the person they love, no matter their sexual orientation.
Ohio NOW and Toledo NOW are organizing an online petition to ensure that women in Toledo have access to safe abortion services. Without transfer agreements from University of Toledo Medical Center and/or ProMedica, the Center For Choice and Capital Care -- the two clinics that provide abortions in Toledo – will be forced to close.
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