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Dear members, friends and allies, This has been a hard year in politics for feminist and progressive issues, but we at Pennsylvania NOW remain strong and united in exposing sexism, racism and xenophobia and fighting for women’s rights. Just this year, we celebrated National NOW’s 50th anniversary, endorsed fabulous feminist political leaders, and did actions…

Candlelight Vigil for Orlando Massacre Victims

If you are in Philly, come out and stand in solidarity against hatred and violence and for equality and love. The Vigil for the victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre begins at 6:45PM on the North side of Philadelphia’s City Hall. Details are here.   Tweet

Don’t Punish Women: Stop the 20-Week Ban!

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Your voice is urgently needed!! Tell your state lawmakers to oppose HB 1948, the 20-week ban! Monday, April 4th, extremist GOP lawmakers in Pennsylvania’s House slammed a 20-week abortion ban bill through the House Health Committee; the bill was first introduced on Friday, April 1st. Those on the Republican-majority committee who supported the bill refused…

NOW’s Terry O’Neill: Get Big Money Out of Politics & Restore Voting Rights!

Statement by NOW President Terry O’Neill: The vast majority of people in this country support women’s access to a full range of reproductive health care, including abortion and birth control, without interference by politicians. And yet, right-wing legislators continue to wage a war on women by protecting special interests and attacking our constitutional right to…

Support Roe v. Wade on January 22nd

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Stand in Support of Essential Reproductive Health Care for Women!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…

PA Coalition Against Domestic Violence: Support HB 1581

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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!

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Find out how you can help https://istandwithpp.org/events. 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

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Contact your Senators today. In PA, that’s Senator Casey Toll Free: (866) 802-2833 and Senator Toomey (202) 224-4254. 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…