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Mike Brown was senselessly shot dead August 9th by a Ferguson, MO police officer for no reason other than “walking…

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PA NOW Calls for Action in Porn Emails Scandal

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Pennsylvania NOW Calls For Commissioner Frank Noonan to Resign PHILADELPHIA, October 2, 2014- It’s been a week since Attorney General Kathleen Kane disclosed that hundreds of sexually explicit materials had been shared via email in the Attorney General’s office under Tom Corbett’s leadership. It is appropriate that Pennsylvania Department of Environmental…

Rambold Resentenced – 10 Years for Rape

Stacey Dean Rambold, the Montana teacher previously sentenced by Judge G. Todd Baugh to just a 30-day sentence for rape of his student, 14-year-old Cherice Moralez in 2007, a girl who subsequently committed suicide, was re-sentenced today by Justice Randal Spaulding to 15 years in prison, with 5 years suspended. The re-sentencing and the censure…

East End NOW Marches With Fast Food Workers in Pittsburgh

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East End NOW joined over 100 fast food workers and their supporters for the National protest in Wilkinsburg today marching and picketing McDonalds for fair and livable wage of $15 per hour. About 8 African American workers, young and old, were arrested for the their civil disobedience of disrupting traffic and refusing to disburse as…

PA NOW Testifies at Pay Equity Hearing

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Pennsylvania NOW President Caryn Hunt will testify today, 2PM at Philadelphia’s City Hall, in a hearing held by the Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee on House Bill 1250, which would increase the penalties to businesses who discriminate against their workers on the basis of gender and break the Pay Equity law (enacted in 1959). Here…

Action Alerts

Violence Against Women is Never a Game

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From our colleagues at National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women: Violence against women is never a game! Congress must ensure that persons making online threats of assault, sexual violence and death are held accountable. WE NEED YOUR STORIES!!! #stalkingisnogame Trigger warning: rape, murder, violence; this alert contains disturbing and offensive…

Fall 2014 Endorsees & Helping Get Out the Vote

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It’s time to Get Out the Vote!! Find out about Pennsylvania NOW PAC’s endorsees for the Fall election, and about our push in collaboration with National NOW PAC on Congressional races, and what you can do to help! Most importantly, remember to VOTE November 4th!! Bad people are elected by good people who don’t vote,…

Be Bold Road Trip Comes to Philly!

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The Bravemobile is coming to Philly! Come and see it from 11AM to 4:30PM at LOVE Park (north side of JFK Plaza along Arch St). Rally at 2:30PM. Unite to lift the bans that deny abortion coverage to low-income women. Sign the petition. Snap a selfie. Dare to Declare your support. Sign the petition! All*…

NMOS14 in Philadelphia

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Philadelphians are gathering this evening at Love Park, Center City, at 7PM to participate in the National Moment of Silence, a peaceful vigil to remember Michael Brown, who was senselessly shot down in Ferguson, MO earlier this week, and to reflect on all the violence inflicted on African American communities and the injustice that follows…