Thursday, February 17, 2011

NOW News & Action Summary: Attacks on Family Planning Funding, 2011 NOW Conference

NOW News and Action Summary

National Organization for Women:
News & Action Summary

February 15, 2011


Family Planning Clinics Targeted for Zero Funding

On Feb. 15, the House will vote on a measure that would eliminate all funding for 4,500 family planning clinics. Contact your representative NOW to save these critical programs! Take action NOW!

2011 National NOW Conference

This year's conference will be held June 24 - 26 in Tampa, Fla. Visit the conference website to register and sign up for conference email updates.

The 2011 theme is "Daring to Dream: Building a Feminist Future." The inspiration behind this theme was a bold idea: The world needs feminism. Read more.

Beyond Extreme: Defeat the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act

keep abortion legal NOW round

The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act represents a grave threat to safe, legal and accessible abortion. It is an unprecedented attack on private health coverage for abortion care. Take action NOW!

Last Chance: Support NOW, Get Ms.

Through Feb. 15 (offer expires at 11:59pm EST), we are partnering with Ms. magazine, an award-winning feminist publication. When you donate $25 to NOW you can receive Ms. magazine for one year -- for free! And if you're not a NOW member, join today and get a Ms. magazine with your $25 join.

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We have so much work to do! NOW is dedicated to taking action to eliminate sexism and end all oppression. Your support is absolutely vital to our ability to take on the right wing and push ahead on all of our important issues.


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