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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

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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

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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,…

Right Wing Extremists Defeated Over DHS Provision

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by Pat Reuss & NOW VP Action Bonnie Grabenhoffer The last election and the current session of Congress have been a bit discouraging so it’s especially welcome when we can share a success story of how NOW took action which then led to a victory. You may have heard about the harmful immigration provisions that…