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25 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Kim Gandy, President, National Organization for Women
That plate has so far survived on ongoing First Amendment challenge brought to the courts by the National Organization for Women
, which has argued that it blurs the church-state boundary since "choose life" comes from a Bible verse in Deuteronomy.
I graduated from college in `79 and, before going to law school, worked for the National Organization for Women
Meredith Tax, author and activist, describes the conflicts that developed within the National Organization for Women
(NOW) almost as soon as the group was formed: "My friends and I thought of NOW as an organization for people our mother's age.
Meanwhile in California, another Religious Right group, the Traditional Values Coalition, raised eyebrows when it sent a questionnaire to state appellate judges, who are elected to office, asking if they have ever belonged to the American Civil Liberties Union or the National Organization for Women
Women's groups like the San Francisco chapter of the National Organization for Women
also be came interested in proportional systems, which elect much higher numbers of women candidates than winner take all systems.
It's not the Karen Johnson who is the Republican state representative in Arizona, nor is it the Karen Johnson who is the executive vice president of the National Organization for Women
Deploring the dominance of "rich, white, able-bodied, and apparently straight men" in the national discourse, Patricia Ireland, the outgoing president of the National Organization for Women
, says that women's voices are needed as an alternative to "guy talk.
GLAAD will be joined by diverse co-sponsors, including: the National Organization for Women
(NOW); the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN); the L.
A Mexican-American raised in Tucson, Toledo said she hopes to use her background as vice president of the National Organization for Women
to include women and racial minorities in her activism.
The results of a 1979 survey by the National Organization for Women
, published in the January 1980 issue of NOW National Times, reveal that, for every 700 pages about men in U.
She is also a member of the Lincoln University Board of Trustees, Philadelphia Gas Works Consumer Advisory Committee, National Black Caucus of State Legislators, National Organization for Women
Legislators, the Governor's Advisory Commission on African American Affairs, the Governor's Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on Minorities and Women-Owned Business Opportunities, the Bi-Partisan Task Force on the Study of Geriatric and Seriously Ill Prison Populations, the Eastern Region Advisory Board of Guadenzia Inc.
The strategy was on full display last week at a series of press conferences sponsored by local chapters of Planned Parenthood, the National Organization for Women
Toledo, who is Latina, most recently served as a vice president of the National Organization for Women
, where she helped raise over $1 million from new funding sources.