Senator Larry Farnese Helps PA #ProtectTheZone

Earlier this month state Senator Larry Farnese re-introduced Senate Bill 1105, a bill to reduce harassment and confrontations between women accessing abortion care and those determined to bar them by mandating a content-neutral buffer zone around the entrances to health clinics. SB 1105 is similar to the federal Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act.…

Women’s Advocates from China Meet With US Advocates & PA NOW

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Pennsylvania NOW President Caryn Hunt, Philadelphia NOW representative Karen Bojar and Maternity Care Coalition Director JoAnne Fischer met with a delegation of women advocates from the China Shenzhen Women’s Federation to exchange knowledge about advocacy campaigns in Pennsylvania and China. Certainly there are cultural differences, but we found many commonalities in our purpose to uplift…

Pennsylvania NOW PAC Finalizing Endorsements

Pennsylvania NOW PAC is finalizing its endorsements for the 2015 General Elections. Find out more at Pennsylvania NOW PAC. The Political Action Committee has expanded its reach into more local races via the Southeast Pennsylvania NOW PAC, and the Philadelphia NOW PAC, and hopes to do more in other areas of the state soon. Tweet

Action Alerts

Support Roe v. Wade on January 22nd


Roe v. Wade is the law of the land, and Friday, January 22 marks the 43rd anniversary. Please do what you can to support access to abortion care – essential healthcare for women – by coming out to rallies, blogging, posting or tweeting about it. Too many lawmakers (the vast majority of whom will never…

PA Coalition Against Domestic Violence: Support HB 1581


YOUR ACTION IS NEEDED! The Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee is scheduled tomorrow to consider House Bill 1581 that would enact the crime of strangulation with appropriate penalties to hold perpetrators accountable for the violent and life-threatening act. Please join the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence in asking members of the House Judiciary Committee to support…

Your Vote Nov 3 is Crucial!

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Check Out Pennsylvania NOW PAC Endorsees & VOTE Tomorrow!! There are three open seats on the state Supreme Court, for the first time in 300 years. And your vote tomorrow, Tuesday November 3rd is crucial to determining the fate of important issues in the state for years to come: Education Funding, Voter ID Laws, Worker’s…

Stand With Planned Parenthood!


Find out how you can help From Planned Parenthood: Once again, a group of anti-abortion activists has attacked Planned Parenthood doctors, nurses, and patients with false accusations. And once again, their political allies are seizing on these accusations as an excuse to push the same dangerous agenda — shut down health centers and cut…