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NY NOW demonstrates for the repeal of abortion laws

The New York chapter of NOW demonstrated for the complete repeal of abortion laws today! Among the demonstrators was Kate Millett carrying a sign, “Nobody should legislate my rights to my body!”

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Abortion Law Repeal Demonstration


New York NOW demonstrated for abortion law repeal. Among the chapter demonstrators was Kate Millet carrying a sign that read, “Nobody should legislate my rights to my body.”

NOW attorney on the case of Weeks v. Southern Bell

NOW attorney, Silvia Roberts, has taken on the case of L0rena Weeks v. Southern Bell, in which Weeks had been denied a promotion because of Georgia state law that prohibits women from lifting 30 pounds or more on the job. A victory in this case would set the precedent of using the Civil Rights Act […]

EEOC finally rules that gender is not a bona fide occupational qualification

Today, the EEOC finally ruled that sex is not a bona fide occupational qualification (BFOQ) for the job of an airline flight attendant! A victory for the women of the airline industry!