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Official Abortion Resolutions

The following are links to official abortion resolutions from around the state of Virginia.

 


Contact Schumer Daily!

Our actions are solely focused on the U.S. Senate and Get Out the Vote (GOTV) until the midterm elections.

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Advocates need to:

SHOW UP

RSVP for the September 28 rally: https://vanow.org/legislative-priorities/action-alerts/rally-for-equal-rights-repro-rights

  1. Call and write Senators Warner and Kaine through October to have them pressure Schumer to bring ERA to the floor for a vote BEFORE the midterms
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RALLY FOR EQUAL RIGHTS = REPRO RIGHTS

Rally on 9-28 for the 28th Amendment

ERA rally 9 28

Join us to rally on the 28th for the 28th Amendment (the ERA) and help Virginia DEFEND its 38th State status as the historic and final, requisite state needed to enshrine the Equal Rights Amendment in the U.S. Constitution. The ERA saves Abortion and other repro rights! So, now we need to take our respective state fights to the national level. On 9/28, oral

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The Gender Pay Gap for College Women

Bestcolleges.com has an article that looks at the gender pay gap for college-educated women, which hasn't budged in almost 20 years. Check out these statistics:

  • Today, the average woman earns 80-84 cents for every dollar earned by a man.
  • Women with college degrees make 74 cents for every dollar earned by equally educated men.
  • The choice of major and occupation explains only part of the gender pay
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Virginia Ranks 31st for Women's Equality

A new study by WalletHub ranks all 50 states across 17 key indicators of gender equality. Virginia sits in the bottom-half of U.S. states, ranked 31st, with an overall ranking of 54.61 on metrics such as workplace environment, education and health, and political empowerment.

Topping the list is New Mexico with a score of 70.03, and in 50th place is Utah, wich a score of 31.22. Virginia is

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New Officers! Lisa Sales President, Kobby Hoffman EVP

The Board of Virginia NOW is pleased to announce the election of Lisa Sales of Fairfax County as president and Kobby Hoffman of Charlottesville as executive vice president for the 2022-2024 term. Virginia NOW is the grassroots arm of the women’s movement in Virginia, with more than 3,500 members and supporters throughout the Commonwealth.
 
Ms. Sales and Ms. Hoffman were elected at the statewide
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Stop the Carnage

June 1, 2022

Common sense gun safety is a feminist issue. 

Sandy Hook was almost 10 years ago and nothing has changed. The carnage continues because too many legislators - essentially the entire GOP -- refuse to do anything about it. They are willing to sacrifice innocent lives if it means they will win re-election. They lack ethics and they lack humanity. We can’t let them get away with it. This

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Is This The Country You Want to Live In?

By Barbara Levine, Co-Action Chair, The Democratic Women of Clifton and Northern Virginia
 
This question is for the legislators - local, state and federal - and for the judges. You are the people who have the power to decide this question. You are the folks who make the laws. You are the folks who interpret the laws and decide which precedents stand, and which you do not personally agree with
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Virginia NOW Bi-annual State Meeting and Officer Election 2-4 pm, Saturday, June 4th via Zoom

Virginia NOW will hold our Bi-annual State Meeting and and Officer Elections on Saturday, June 4th, from
2-4 pm, Via Zoom.
 
After registering you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting.
 
Agenda
Introductions and Agenda Review – Connie Cordovilla, President
Program 
Saluting “Equality Champions”
 “Fifty Years in the Fight for
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