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Pledge to Vote in 2012

NOW action alerts - May 3, 2014 - 8:30am

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!

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Tell Candy Crowley You've Got Her Back!

NOW action alerts - April 30, 2014 - 2:30am

http://action.now.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=6730

Tonight, CNN's Candy Crowley will moderate the presidential town hall, and the rigid format threatens to keep her from asking follow-up questions during the debate. This is outrageous! Join us in telling Candy we've got her back in asking the tough questions, especially on women's issues.

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New Student Loan Bill Needs Your Support!

NOW action alerts - April 23, 2014 - 3:00am

http://action.now.org/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=7985

Urge your senator to support the Bank on Students Loan Fairness Act (S. 897)! Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) recently introduced this bill with the goal of offering students the same low interest rates that big banks pay.

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VAWA Rises Again – Call Congress to Urge Swift Action

NOW action alerts - April 22, 2014 - 12:00pm

http://action.now.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=7193

Please call or meet with your senators and representative to urge swift action on reauthorization of VAWA in the 113th Congress (S. 47/H.R. 11). We need both Democrats and Republicans to get this legislation passed. We must see that VAWA programs continue providing shelter and saving lives. Take Action NOW!

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Join the Trust Women Week National Online March (Jan. 22-28)

NOW action alerts - April 17, 2014 - 7:30am

http://trustwomen.civicactions.org/NationalNOW/TWW

On this 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, NOW is proud to partner with the Trust Women/Silver Ribbon Campaign and women's health and rights advocates around the country. Together with our allies we will continue to build solidarity and momentum for reproductive health, rights and justice.

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Dangerous Anti-Birth Control Efforts Pending

NOW action alerts - April 11, 2014 - 7:00pm

http://action.now.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=5508

Send a message to your Congress members today, urging them to vote down any effort to restrict contraceptive coverage in health care.

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President Obama: Where are the Women?

NOW action alerts - April 4, 2014 - 9:30am

http://action.now.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=7132

Write to President Obama today and urge him to appoint more women to his cabinet and other top posts. We need women, particularly women of color, in high-level positions in our federal government. Women have made great strides in government, but we need a critical mass to really make a difference. Now is not the time to go back.

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Support Marriage Equality

NOW action alerts - April 3, 2014 - 2:00am

http://action.now.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=7812

It’s time to tell your representatives that Americans should have the freedom to marry the person they love, no matter their sexual orientation.

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Update: Say "NO" to a Grand Betrayal: Call President Obama NOW

NOW action alerts - March 28, 2014 - 5:00am

http://action.now.org/o/5996/t/0/blastContent.jsp?email_blast_KEY=136461

NOW re-issued this action alert encouraging activists to urge President Obama not to make any fiscal cliff compromises that disproportionately impact women.

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Say "NO" to a Grand Betrayal: Call President Obama NOW

NOW action alerts - March 28, 2014 - 5:00am

http://action.now.org/o/5996/t/0/blastContent.jsp?email_blast_KEY=136259

NOW issued this action alert encouraging activists to urge President Obama not to make any fiscal cliff compromises that disproportionately impact women.

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Paycheck Fairness Act: Time to Jam the Phones!

NOW action alerts - March 21, 2014 - 11:00pm

http://action.now.org/o/5996/t/0/blastContent.jsp?email_blast_KEY=124384

We expect a vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act in the coming weeks, and we need to make sure our senators hear from us now. For the next 48 hours (throughout Tue and Wed), we want to jam the phones to send a clear message of support for the Paycheck Fairness Act.

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Violence Against Women Act Needs Your Immediate Action

NOW action alerts - March 21, 2014 - 5:00pm

http://action.now.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=5338

Take action NOW to push back against conservatives in the Senate who are attempting to drastically reduce funding under the Violence Against Women Act! Please call AND email your senators urging them to oppose amendments that would effectively shut down many smaller anti-violence programs and seriously impact services in larger programs.

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Stop D.C. 20-Week Abortion Ban

NOW action alerts - March 20, 2014 - 12:30pm

http://action.now.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=6044

Radicals in the House are poised to host a hearing on a dangerous new abortion ban for D.C. H.R. 3803 and its Senate companion would ban abortion care at 20 weeks in Washington, D.C., imposing penalties and/or jail time on doctors who provide this necessary health care, even those stepping in to preserve a woman's health.

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Tell Your Representative to Vote Against H.R. 4970, the Adams VAWA Bill

NOW action alerts - March 19, 2014 - 9:30am

http://action.now.org/o/5996/t/0/blastContent.jsp?email_blast_KEY=123899

On 5/16, the House is expected to vote for the Republican version of VAWA. Call your rep. ASAP to oppose this bill and urge open debate on the House floor. Unless this bill is amended to restore important protections, NOW will consider a Yes vote a vote against VAWA.

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Join the Trust Women Week National Online March (Jan. 20-27)

NOW action alerts - March 15, 2014 - 2:00pm

http://now.org/lists/now-action-list/2012/116059.html

On this 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, NOW is proud to partner with the Trust Women/Silver Ribbon Campaign, MoveOn and advocates around the country to begin 2012 with a powerful event that builds solidarity and momentum for reproductive health, rights and justice.

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Mother's Day of Action: Bring Families Together

NOW action alerts - March 15, 2014 - 11:00am

http://action.now.org/o/5996/t/0/blastContent.jsp?email_blast_KEY=123762

Being able to connect with family members on Mother's Day is important to so many of us. But, for the more than two million people incarcerated in the United States, that connection can come at a steep price. We want justice for prisoners! Tell the FCC to address the high cost of prison phone calls.

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Tell Senators: Pass Strong Bill for Background Checks on Gun Sales

NOW action alerts - March 13, 2014 - 5:00am

http://action.now.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=7724

Urge your Senators to vote for comprehensive legislation requiring background checks on all gun sales and enacting tough new criminal penalties for straw purchasers and gun traffickers.

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Urge Senate to Pass Military Justice Improvement Act

NOW action alerts - March 5, 2014 - 8:30pm

http://action.now.org/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=8810

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s (D-N.Y.) bill, the Military Justice Improvement Act (S. 967), that would establish an independent, objective and unbiased military justice system to better respond to the epidemic of sexual assault in the U.S. military will soon come to a floor vote in the Senate.

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VAWA Programs Face Uncertain Future - Please Take Action

NOW action alerts - February 20, 2014 - 8:30am

http://action.now.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=6916

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!

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Promote Equal Pay: Ask the President to Take Action Against Retaliation

NOW action alerts - February 19, 2014 - 10:00am

http://action.now.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=5875

Send President Obama a message in support of equal pay: Urge him to issue an executive order that will protect employees of federal contractors against retaliation for disclosing or asking about their wages.

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