Tuesday, October 9, 2012

NOW News: 2012 Elections, Love Your Body Day, 2013 National NOW Conference


NOW News and Action Summary

National Organization for Women:
News & Action Summary

OCTOBER 9, 2012

IN THIS ISSUE:


Take Action: 31 Days Until Elections!

Take Action NOW!

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.



2013 National NOW Conference
*Save the Date*

Friday, July 5 - Sunday, July 7

Hilton Chicago
720 South Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: 312-922-4400

More info coming soon »


Take the Love Your Body Survey NOW and Celebrate on Oct. 17

2012 Love Your Body Poster

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.


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.


Family Courts Failing Protective Moms, Children (PDF)

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.


National NOW Times - Fall 2012

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.


NOW President Terry O'Neill Writes for the Huffington Post

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.

Grassroot Spotlight

Connecticut NOW on TV!

The newly elected Connecticut NOW co-presidents, Jacqueline Kozin and Laura Bachman, were interviewed on FOXCT this past week about CT NOW as well as the issues women will face in the upcoming elections. Watch the video »



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