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Virginia Chapter of the

National Organization for Women

VA NOW in Action

We are realists. We demand the impossible. -- Graffito, Paris, May 1968


A feminist and progressive future is an unknown adventure. Only the brave want to go there. Others want to go back, back and back and back to a kind of power that reminds us of the Inquisition. 

Actions, Articles, Press Releases, News

New documents, for your use and reference, will be posted here as they become available during the legislative session and for advocacy or education all year long.  Bill Sheets describe bills of the week, their sponsors, VA NOW's position on the bill.  Sheets are listed with the newest on top, by week and date of posting. Follow our social media, and we'll direct you here when there's news.

 

2017

Virginia NOW Never Boycotted Wegmans
by Communications VP, Paradise Kendra


2016

Feminism, Globalization, and the Digital Voice
by Virginia NOW's own Web Editor, Katie Regan

2015

   February, 2015

Public Comments to Stop Unnecessary Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities

 

  Week 3, Jan 26

Family Health & Community Safety -- HOUSE -- -- SENATE

Voting Rights -- HOUSE -- -- SENATE

Civil & Human Rights -- HOUSE -- -- SENATE

 

  Week 2, Jan 20

Family Health & Community Safety -- HOUSE -- -- SENATE

Voting Rights -- HOUSE -- -- SENATE

Civil & Human Rights -- HOUSE -- -- HOUSE

  Week 1, Jan 13

Bill Sheet -- positions, background, and facts for bills on Family Health and Community Safety, for the House of Delegates.

Family Health and Community Safety -- for the Senate.

Richmond VA NOW's January 2015 Newsletter -- #BlackLivesMatter Week of Action, Young Feminists Conference 2015.

These documents up top are our advocacy/lobbying materials for 2014. We have an administration on our side, a majority in the state senate, and we plan to use them!!! Updates on email campaigns, the bills and committees that need to hear from you will appear on our Virginia NOW Online blog and are promoted over our Facebook and Twitter feeds (see bottom of any page).

To participate in these efforts, please read the materials here, and please contact our Lobbying Director or our Legislative Vice President through our contact page (click). Let's rock this state into great feminist shape!!! - See more at: http://vanow.org/represent/vanow-in-action#sthash.8zHFVZhX.dpuf

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2014

 These documents are our advocacy/lobbying materials for 2014. We have an administration on our side and we plan to use them!!! More action and background info on email campaigns, the bills and committees that need to hear from you will appear on our Virginia NOW Blog and are promoted over our Facebook and Twitter feeds (see bottom of any page).

To participate in these efforts, please read the materials here, and please contact our Lobbying Director or our Legislative Vice President through our contact page . Let's rock this state into great feminist shape!!!

 

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GET YOUR TRAP PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD GUIDES HERE!

TRAP Forum at Virginia's Regulatory Townhall


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Action Pages, Sample Email and Tweets : ACT NOW to Protect Choice in VA!!!-- posted 2014-2-20

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  • January 2014 Feminist Newsletter (thanks RvaNOW!)  We are advocating! Get with the Program! -- posted 2014-1-21
  • Rumors of our Equality Are Greatly Exaggerated: Virginia NOW's ERA Press Release of why the Equal Rights Amendment is still relevant and "ways to take action" to ratify equal rights for all citizens within Virginia.
  • Prosecute Military Rape: Virginia NOW asks you contact our federal senators and tell them to support S.967. -- posted 9.1.13.
  • Endorsements: Virginia NOW is proud to endorse the following highly qualified candidates in the Nov. 5th, 2013, election. Download the PDF below ☟ -- posted 8.18.13
  • Incumbents Who Have Earned Our Endorsement! The Virginia NOW PAC today announced its endorsement of 19 incumbent members of the House of Delegates for re-election Nov. 5th. -- posted 10.3.13
  • Virginia NOW issues a personal liberty statement against AG Cuccinelli's efforts at an "anti-sodomy" law. Oh, please share! Download the PDF below ☟ -- posted 8.05.13
  • Barbara Comstock (R), a woman but not a feminist, is running for VA's 34th against Kathleen Murphy (D) a woman and a feminist. We have Comstock's voting record on issues of concern to women and progressives. Have a look at the PDF below, & share. Hint: it's scary.☟-- posted 7.24.13
  • McAULIFFE & CUCCINELLI SIDE-BY-SIDE! or download the PDF below ☟ -- posted 6.26.13

 

Not voting is a vote for the past, a vote against women in Virginia and the future prosperity of the commonwealth!
Voting information --> Virginia's Voter Registration

 


Not voting is a vote for the past, a vote against women in Virginia and the future prosperity of the commonwealth! Need info on Virginia's Voter Registration? Click (here) . - See more at: http://vanow.org/represent/vanow-in-action#sthash.8zHFVZhX.dpuf