ADVOCATING FOR WOMEN & GIRLS
NOW centers on Constitutional and Economic Equality, Racial Justice, LGBTQ Rights, Reproductive Rights and Preventing Violence against Women.
It's time to let Your Legislators know
where you stand!
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Current Federal Legislation on Our Radar
HR1620 Violence Against Women Act 2021 Reauthorization passed the House on 3/17/2021. This landmark legislation funds domestic violence shelters among so many other protections.
HJR717 The Equal Rights Amendment Extending the Deadline for Ratification passed the House on 3/17/21. The ERA will give women constitutional equality. It moves to the Senate as SJR1.
HR1 For the People Act Voting Rights expansion passed the House on 3/3/21. It (S1) moves to the Senate.
HR5 The Equality Act passed the House on 2/25/21. It provides protection for the LGBTQ+ community
HR1280 The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act passed the House on 3/9/21. It provides a framework to prevent and remedy racial profiling by law enforcement.
HR7 The Paycheck Fairness Act prohibits wage discrimination on the basis of sex; provides numerous additional protections for sex-based wage inequities. IT PASSED the HOUSE on April 15th!!!!
All of the above bills have passed the US House of Representatives.
Please contact our Florida Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott and tell them to SUPPORT these bills.
Looking Towards 2022
Charlie Crist announces his intention to run for Governor of Florida at a campaign rally on May 4.
On Tuesday June 1, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announced that she would seek the Democratic nomination for Governor of Florida
We are an intersectional grassroots activist organization working to promote feminist ideals,
lead societal change, eliminate discrimination and achieve equal rights for all women and girls.