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,…

Working Towards An Immigrant-Friendly Pennsylvania

Immigrant rights are human rights

The Pennsylvania Immigration Citizenship Coalition (PICC) is a statewide pro immigration community advocacy organization. PA NOW Vice-President Michele Hamilton attended their first statewide coalition meeting in Harrisburg March 22-23. Many areas of Pennsylvania are represented in the coalition, and participant countries of origin include Mexico, Guatamala, Vietnam, Bhutan, Iraq, Dominican Republic, Albania, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia,…

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

Stop Earned Sick Days Preemption in PA Senate!


It’s been less than a month since Philadelphia’s Earned Sick Time bill was signed into law by Mayor Michael Nutter and already the Pennsylvania State Senate is moving to quash it with a bill that pre-empts municipalities from passing their own bills concerning earned sick time. The bill would amend Title 53 governing municipalities, prohibiting…

Tell Congress to #StopTheCuts!


On Tuesday, February 3rd at 2pm ET/11am PT, join the Coalition on Human Needs,, and PA NOW, and others for a Twitterstorm. Tell Congress that their FY2016 budget must protect programs that promote shared prosperity and help our nation’s most vulnerable. Strong, well-funded federal programs create jobs, grow the economy, reduce inequality, and…

Support Earned Sick Time in Philly!


Philadelphia City Councilmembers have twice sent a bill to give workers Earned Sick Time only to have it vetoed by Mayor Nutter. Since then, the Mayor appointed a Task Force to study the issue and make recommendations. At-Large Councilmember Bill Greenlee has once again introduced the Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces Act, and the Mayor…

PA NOW Stands Up for #Roe4All!


Pennsylvania NOW President Caryn Hunt and Philadelphia NOW Treasurer Louise Francis joined volunteers and advocates from Planned Parenthood, Women’s Way, Access Matters, CLUW and many other feminist organizations in Philadelphia to show support for Roe v Wade and access to safe, legal abortion. The US House, after canceling a vote on a 20-week abortion ban…