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

Two Transgender Rights Bills Firsts for PA

Pennsylvania NOW is proud to support to first of its kind transgender rights bills in the state, introduced by Philadelphia Representative Mark Cohen. The right to determine one’s gender identity and to be able to transition medically is often unavailable to those marginalized due to gender identity and poverty. NOW supports healthcare autonomy, the idea…

Censured Judge Honored After Letting Rapist Off the Hook

On Friday the Yellowstone Bar Association honored Judge G. Todd Baugh, for his lifetime of achievement. His most recent legal achievement was being suspended from the bench after sentencing rapist Stacey Rambold to 30 days after the girl he raped – his 14-year-old student Cherise Morales – subsequently committed suicide. Judge Baugh’s statements in the…

Pennsylvania NOW Supports Agenda for Women’s Health Bills


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Pennsylvania NOW Supports Agenda for Women’s Health Bills HARRISBURG, May 11, 2015- The Pennsylvania state chapter of the National Organization for Women (PA NOW) is proud to support the bicameral, bipartisan Women’s Health Caucus as they roll out another round of bills as part of the comprehensive Pennsylvania Agenda for Women’s Health,…

Action Alerts

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…

20-Week Abortion Ban Moving in the US Senate


On Friday, the US House passed a bill to defund Planned Parenthood. It is not expected to pass in the Senate, but it looks like Republicans will try to now fast-track a 20-week abortion ban bill. Contact your Senators to OPPOSE ABORTION BANS via the Planned Parenthood action alert. Planned Parenthood has been the target…

Calling All Western PA Activists!


Keystone Progress is headed to Erie for the North by Northwest PA Progressive Summit on August 30th. This event is open to community leaders, government and non profit organizations, students and concerned citizens. Learn more about a variety of issues including: LGBTQ nondiscrimination, ensuring voter rights and civil participation, fighting structural racism and the importance…

Oppose Mandatory Drug Testing to Receive Public Assistance

This is a letter sent to House members from the Making Work Pay Coalition of which PA NOW is a member. The Coalition is spearheaded by Women’s Way: June 22, 2015 Dear Representative: RE: Opposition to Amendment 02247 for H.B. 1164 The Making Work Pay PA Coalition is a statewide group of advocacy and direct…

Fight for $15 & A Union!


Let Stephen Colbert convince you to join Pennsylvania NOW and many others on April 15th for the Fight for $15. Stand with low-wage workers in the fight for a living wage! The rally begins at 3PM at Broad and Arch in Philadelphia. Find out more: and online at Tweet

NOW Urges US Senate to Confirm Loretta Lynch for Attorney General


Join NOW Wednesday and Thursday (March 11 & 12) in calling the Senate using a special toll free number, 866-338-5720, to demand confirmation of Loretta Lynch. Loretta Lynch will make an outstanding Attorney General and they should vote to confirm her without delay! Statement of NOW President Terry O’Neill: Washington, D.C. – U.S. Attorney Loretta…