National Organization For Women

Type: Organization
Name: National Organization For Women
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Meet a D.C. Council candidate: Anita D. Bonds

Anita D. Bonds, 69, is the Democratic nominee and an incumbent. (Photo courtesy of Bonds)Voters will elect two at-large D.C. Council members on Nov. 4, and 15 candidates are vying for the two spots. These are their stories , edited for length and cla ... [Published Washington Post - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Chevron : Statement of NOW President Terry O'Neill Regarding Legal Momentum's Amicus Brief in Chevron Corp v. Donziger

WASHINGTON , Oct. 23 -- The National Organization for Women issued the following news release:Recent news accounts that the National Organization for Women accepted a donation from Chevron Corporation in exchange for filing an amicus brief in Chevron ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Young Women Receive Worst Online Harassment: Study

A new study from Pew Research Center shows that 40% of web users in the United States have been harassed online . Almost three-fourths of internet users surveyed also claimed they have seen harassment online. Such harassment included name-calling and ... [Published Value Walk - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Sexual violence survivors express experiences through Clothesline Project

Once every semester, the Drillfield is lined with a colorful array of decorated T-shirts, each a representation of one person’s struggle with sexual violence and abuse.The display is organized in part by Womanspace, a student-run women’s rights club, ... [Published Collegiate Times - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Abortion Harms the Whole Family

In the world of feminism, abortion is sacred. The National Organization for Women has passed resolution after resolution claiming that abortion is a fundamental human right. That’s a bold claim if...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ... [Published Eagle Forum - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Louisiana health department plan seeks to stop billing rape victims

Louisiana health officials announced this week that a ban was in the works to stop billing sexual assault victims for exams and tests.The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals said it will propose law changes in the legislative session that begins ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Turnout light for FitzGerald event

NILES, Ohio (WKBN) – Two weeks before the election, the Democrat who wants to be Ohio’s next governor was in the Valley Monday campaigning for votes.Only a dozen supporters showed up in Niles tonight to hear Ed FitzGerald give a talk. FitzGerald trails ... [Published WKBN 27 First News - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Readers comment on candidates, issues

Portland Press Herald (Maine)10-19-2014 Type: EditorialDemocrat Shenna Bellows has been endorsed by the National Organization for Women, Feminist Majority and Emily's List for good reason.She knows that the decision about whether and when to have a child ... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

UF Entrepreneurship Club finds inspiration in safe living

Standing among nearly 30 people in a classroom, Mehek Mirchandani began her pitch. She touted a wristband that was really an alarm, similar to those found in cars, and it could be used to scare off attackers."The idea is that if your attacker somehow ... [Published Gainesville Sun - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Viewpoint: Protest in Ann Arbor — business as usual

Three weeks ago, the national media poured into Ann Arbor to cover a protest over the recent events surrounding the school’s football team. The mainstream media portrayed the protest as some isolated event based on specific circumstances. Obviously, the ... [Published Michigan Daily - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Dwire will support rights of women

Assemblyman Gary Finch was disingenuous in a recent op-ed where he claimed he supports equal pay for equal work. Incredibly, he failed to mention that he had 19 opportunities to vote for pay equity, and all 19 times he voted against it.Mr. Finch is attempting ... [Published Auburn Citizen - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Letter to the editor: Shenna Bellows will protect reproductive rights

Democrat Shenna Bellows has been endorsed by the National Organization for Women, Feminist Majority and Emily’s List for good reason.She knows that the decision about whether and when to have a child is one of the most important economic choices a woman ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Oct 19 2014]

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"Alaskans," the governor said, "you know me and my heart for helping people escape the nightmare of domestic violence and sexual assault. This is my life's work."
"Men were more likely overall to experience online harassment, but younger women faced more severe forms of harassment at a rate disproportionate to their peers" said Maeve Duggan, lead author of the report, in an interview

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Sustainability, Organization and Anti-Capitalis... [Published ZNet - 10 hours ago]
Violence against women emerges as key campaign ... [Published MSN News - 11 hours ago]
Shenna Bellows is worthy of District 20 U.S. Se... [Published Hampton Union - 17 hours ago]
Meet a D.C. Council candidate: Anita D. Bonds [Published Washington Post - Oct 24 2014]
Chevron : Statement of NOW President Terry O'Ne... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 24 2014]
Meet an at-large D.C. Council candidate: Elissa... [Published Washington Post - Oct 23 2014]
Sexual violence survivors express experiences t... [Published Collegiate Times - Oct 22 2014]
Maloney Warns GOP ‘Chipping Away Women’s Rights’ [Published Western Queens Gazette - Oct 22 2014]
Young Women Receive Worst Online Harassment: Study [Published Value Walk - Oct 22 2014]
Pew survey shows women bear brunt of online har... [Published ARN - Oct 22 2014]
One Simple Tool To Help College Students Feel M... [Published Think Progress - Oct 22 2014]
Abortion Harms the Whole Family [Published Eagle Forum - Oct 21 2014]
NOW Applauds Begich’s Plan to Preserve Social S... [Published Sitnews - Oct 21 2014]
Violence against women emerges as key campaign ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Oct 21 2014]
Big Sister in the Workplace [Published American Spectator - Oct 21 2014]
Turnout light for FitzGerald event [Published WKBN 27 First News - Oct 21 2014]
FitzGerald running mate Sharen Neuhardt brings ... [Published Cleveland.com - Oct 20 2014]
Readers comment on candidates, issues [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 20 2014]
UF Entrepreneurship Club finds inspiration in s... [Published Gainesville Sun - Oct 20 2014]
Louisiana health department plan seeks to stop ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Oct 20 2014]
Viewpoint: Protest in Ann Arbor — business as u... [Published Michigan Daily - Oct 20 2014]
National Organization for Women's Terry O'Neill... [Published Cleveland.com - Oct 20 2014]
Time to Vote: Durbin or Oberweis? [Published The Lewis Flyer - Oct 20 2014]
Letter: Dwire will support rights of women [Published Auburn Citizen - Oct 19 2014]
Letter to the editor: Shenna Bellows will prote... [Published Portland Press Herald - Oct 19 2014]
LGBTQ Ally Training [Published Isthmus Daily Page - Oct 18 2014]
'Loving your body' embraced at Western [Published Individual.com - Oct 18 2014]
Debbie Dingell raises nearly $1.27M in bid to f... [Published Michigan Live - Oct 17 2014]
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Visit Vote Smart for unbiased info [Published Thousand Oaks Acorn - Oct 16 2014]
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One Simple Tool To Help College Students Feel M... [Published Think Progress - Oct 22 2014]
CREDIT: National Organization for Women (NOW) Although there’s been a recent uptick in the number of college students who feel comfortable enough to report incidences of sexual assault to school authorities, the vast majority of rapes on campus ...
Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY! [Published Daily Kos - Sep 20 2014]
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Late Night Snark...and a Bebbeh "In a recent interview, Texas Governor Rick Perry revealed that he has spent the last twenty months preparing to run for president. Then Hillary said, 'Call me when you’ve spent 67 y ...
Poll: Few Americans Think Roger Goodell Should ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 19 2014]
Few Americans agree with ESPN's Keith Olbermann and the National Organization for Women that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should resign. An NBC/Marist poll found that just 29 percent of Americans surveyed believe the commissioner should leave ...
The Mating Call of Roger Goodell — Or, What’s R... [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Sep 17 2014]
  That sports journalism is changing seems a fairly universally agreed upon maxim by both those who produce and consume it. What’s not always so agreed upon is exactly what it is about sports journalism that is changing. Over at Grantland , Bryan ...
NFL Hires Pro-Gun Control Biden Aide to Be Top ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 16 2014]
On Tuesday, the NFL announced that a former aide to Vice President Joe Biden will be the league's top lobbyist as the league has reels from Ray Rice's domestic abuse video and Adrian Peterson's child abuse allegations. Cynthia Hogan, the former ...
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