The National Organization for Women offers heartfelt congratulations to all the feminist candidates who won last night and a sincere thanks to all the women's rights supporters who showed up at the polls and made their voices heard.
NOW applauds women voters for re-electing President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, defeating some of the most extreme anti-woman tea party candidates running for the Senate, and passing marriage equality measures in Maine and Maryland.
Tomorrow's election is pivotal. We're down to the wire, and so much is hanging in the balance for women: economic security, the fate of Roe v. Wade, protection of Medicare and Social Security, and much more. We must stand up to the radical fringe -- the last thing the War on Women needs is a commander-in-chief in the White House.
The Romney-Ryan campaign has been one of misdirection and evasion. If you care about women's and girls' lives and futures and want to know the truth about Mitt Romney, you've come to the right place. Read on and see just how dangerous a Romney-Ryan administration would be for the women of this country.
NOW shares a page from its election "binder" highlighting the positions of the Obama/Biden and Romney/Ryan tickets on women's rights issues. Print out this flyer (PDF) and help distribute it in your community.
In July, the NOW Political Action Committee enthusiastically endorsed Barack Obama and Joe Biden for reelection in 2012. The president's actions supporting women's rights demonstrate that he is our pathway toward equality -- in stark contrast to the harsh anti-woman policies pushed by the Republican ticket of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan.
© 1995-2013, National Organization for Women Political Action Committees, All rights reserved. Permission granted for non-commercial use. Visit now.org