National Organization For Women

Type: Organization
Name: National Organization For Women
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

New York’s sleazy party favors

It’s no surprise New York’s most prominent feminist group, the National Organization for Women, has endorsed the only woman in the governor’s race — Democrat Zephyr Teachout.But why is the new Women’s Equality Party backing Andrew Cuomo? Teachout, is ... [Published New York Post - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Rally To Protest Deportation Of Illegal Immigrants Results in145 Arrests

A sit-down rally outside the White House on Thursday to protest deportation of illegal immigrants resulted in 145 arrests. The Washington Post reported that the demonstrators were part of a civil disobedience campaign designed to put pressure on President ... [Published Inquisitr - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Terry O’Neill Was One of Hundreds Arrested Calling for Immigration Reform at White House Rally

by Feminist Newswire on Aug 29, 2014 • 11:00 AM No CommentsThursday, nearly 300 people were arrested in front of the White House during a rally calling on President Barack Obama to halt mass deportations. Among them was Terry O’Neill, President of the ... [Published Feminist Majority Foundation - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Demanding End to Obama's Deportation Surge, 145 Arrested Outside White House

In advance of President Obama's expected announcement of big changes to the nation's immigration policies, hundreds of demonstrators staged a protest Thursday in Washington, D.C., calling for "humane and compassionate administrative relief" for undocumented ... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Fight for Families: NOW Participates in Civil Disobedience for Fair Immigration Reform (8/28/14)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 -- The National Organization for Women issued the following news release:Today in front of the White House, National Organization for Women (NOW) president Terry O'Neill joined roughly 300 others in an act of civil disobedience, urging ... [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Mass arrests outside White House as protesters ask relief for illegal immigrants

By ,More than 140 protesters, including Md. Del. Ana Sol Gutierrez (D-Montgomery) and dozens of labor and immigrant leaders, were arrested Thursday outside the White House while staging a sit-down rally to demand protection from deportation for millions ... [Published Washington Post - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Letter contained several inaccuracies

To the editor:Rosemary Schaffer’s letter of July 31 contains a number of inaccuracies:• We do not have a “Republican-controlled Congress;” we have a Republican-controlled House of Representatives. The Democrats control the Senate.• Paul Wellstone did ... [Published Jackson County Pilot - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

City Strikes Deal With School Safety Agents

City Hall and the union representing officers who work in city hospitals, homeless shelters and schools have reached a deal on a new labor contract.The deal provides 10 percent raises over seven years, plus a $1,000 signing bonus. It also may resolve ... [Published WNYC - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Marching on for women’s equality

I was 14 years old in 1976 when I marched in support of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) with a local chapter of National Organization for Women (NOW). It was a short march in a small Western New York town. But, that march was transformative and fed my ... [Published Grand Rapids Herald-Review - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Supporters of equal pay for women call attention to wage disparity

On National Women’s Equality Day in Shreveport a group of equal pay supporters called on Congressman Bill Cassidy to reverse his stance opposing pay equity.State representative Kenny Cox joined members of the Shreveport-Bossier Chapter of the National ... [Published KTAL-TV - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Deb Goldberg's campaign for state treasurer endorsed by Massachusetts chapters of American Federation of Teachers, National Organization for Women

Democrat Deb Goldberg's campaign to become the next treasurer of Massachusetts this week landed two powerful endorsements with just weeks until the Democratic primary.The Massachusetts chapters of the National Organization for Women and the American Federation ... [Published MassLive - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Politics | NEW:  Elorza Picks Up Three More Endorsements

Democrat Jorge Elorza has picked up new endorsements from the Rhode Island chapter of the National Organization for Women’s Political Action Committee, State Senator Gayle Goldin, and State Representative Edith Ajello. Elorza is running in the September ... [Published GoLocalProv - Aug 26 2014]

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"NOW, for a very long time, has been engaged with allies in the fight for immigrant women's rights," O'Neill said. "NOW has long taken the position that unless you simultaneously end sexism, racism, homophobia and all the -isms that are out there, we can't achieve true equality" she said. As part of the
...Immigration Council, National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild, and National Immigration Law Center sued the federal government "to challenge its policies denying a fair deportation process to mothers and children who have fled extreme violence, death threats, rape, and persecution in Central America and come to the United States seeking safety."
"Congress has failed to act, so President Obama must step in to protect hard working immigrants and their families" said O'Neill
"That's a bogus number. It's made up for campaign purposes" Rascovar said

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Much of what we hear about the plight of American women is false. Some faux facts have been repeated so often they are almost beyond the reach of critical analysis. Though they are baseless, these canards have become the foundation of Congressional debates, ...
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