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  • 2010 National Organization for Women Conference
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    2010 National Organization for Women Conference

    Following welcoming speeches from Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, awards were presented by former NOW presidents. One award is presented to the authors of…

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  • Womens Groups Presidential Endorsement
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    Women's Groups Presidential Endorsement

    Leaders of women’s rights groups announced their endorsement of Senator Barack Obama for president. In their remarks they spoke about the selection of Governor Sarah Palin as the Republican…

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  • Reproductive Rights for Women
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    Reproductive Rights for Women

    As part of the national conference, panelists discussed preserving and expanding abortion access for women. Topics included Asian Pacific American women’s rights, the increasingly conservative…

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  • ProChoice Candelight Vigil
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    Pro-Choice Candelight Vigil

    Pro-choice activists from the National Organization for Women and other organizations spoke about the fight for women’s reproductive freedom at a candlelight vigil commemorating the 33rd…

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  • Alito Supreme Court Nomination
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    Alito Supreme Court Nomination

    Leaders from women’s organizations and university students spoke to reporters in opposition to the U.S. Supreme Court nomination of Judge Samuel Alito. They talked about concerns that the nominee…

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  • Reaction to Supreme Court Nomination
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    Reaction to Supreme Court Nomination

    Leaders of pro-choice organizations spoke to reporters outside the U.S. Capitol about their opposition to President Bush’s nomination of Judge John Roberts as a replacement for Justice…

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  • March for Womens Lives
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    March for Women's Lives

    Politicians, celebrities, and others spoke in support of women’s rights around the world, including family planning, education, and human rights. They also supported the preservation of…

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  • Womens Leadership Issues
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    Women's Leadership Issues

    Participants talked about the feminist agenda. Among the topics they addressed were political organizing, the goals of the organization, and getting their message out in the 2004 elections.

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  • Womens Equality Summit Part 1
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    Women's Equality Summit Part 1

    Women’s rights activists talked about their legislative agenda and urged legislators to support, adopt and enforce international agreements and resolutions aimed at providing better…

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  • Fight the Right Rally
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    Fight the Right Rally

    A women’s rights rally was held at The Presidio in San Francisco.

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  • Womens Equality Day Observance
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    Women's Equality Day Observance

    Civil rights and gender equality activists spoke in a news conference on Women’s Equality Day to observe the 73rd anniversary of the passage of a Constitutional amendment giving women the right…

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  • ProChoice Issues
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    Pro-Choice Issues

    A rally was held in Washington, DC in support of abortion rights for women.

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  • Committing to the Future Feminist Conferenc
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    "Committing to the Future" Feminist Conferenc

    The National Organization for Women held a global feminist conference, “Committing to the Future.” Members examined the agendas and action plans of persons and groups they view as “allies”…

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  • Election Results Effect on Womens Issues
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    Election Results Effect on Womens' Issues

    The President of N.O.W. spoke about Tuesday’s elections and how the results will affect womens' issues. A number of pro-choice candidates were successful in the election.

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  • Judge Souter Confirmation
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    Judge Souter Confirmation

    Molly Yard, president of the National Organization for Women, stated the organization’s formal opposition to the nomination of Judge David Souter to the Supreme Court. Eleanor Smeal,…

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  • Political Party Structure
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    Political Party Structure

    N.O.W. President, Molly Yard, announced the formation of a Commission for Responsive Democracy. The 40-member group will hold hearings across the country to explore political realignment…

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  • Mobilize for Womens Lives Rally Part 2
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    Mobilize for Women's Lives Rally, Part 2

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  • Abortion Ruling
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    Abortion Ruling

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  • Womens Rights Speech
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    Women's Rights Speech

    Eleanor Smeal spoke to attendees about about the ongoing fight for women’s rights.

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