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February 15, 2017

NWLC Reacts to Andrew Puzder Withdrawing his Nomination for Secretary of Labor

(Washington, D.C.) Today Andrew Puzder withdrew from consideration as Secretary of Labor. The following is a statement by Marcia D. Greenberger, Co-President of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “We are deeply gratified that the voices

February 15, 2017

Puzder’s Record Reveals He Is a Threat to Working Women, says NWLC

(Washington, D.C.) Tomorrow the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee is scheduled to hold its confirmation hearing for Andrew Puzder as Secretary of Labor. The following is a statement by Marcia D. Greenberger, Co-President

February 14, 2017

Two-Thirds of the Nearly 8 Million Women at Risk of Losing Coverage if ACA is Repealed are Women of Color, New NWLC Analysis Reveals

(Washington, D.C.) More than 5 million of the nearly 8 million women who could lose health coverage if the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is repealed are women of color, according to new state-by-state analyses and interactive

January 31, 2017

NWLC Opposes Nomination of Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) The following are quotes from Marcia D. Greenberger and Nancy Duff Campbell, Co-Presidents of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “Donald Trump has repeatedly pledged that his Supreme Court nominees would vote to overturn

January 31, 2017

NWLC Files Amicus Brief in Support of 16-year-old Male Trans Student Barred from Using Boys’ Bathrooms at His Wisconsin High School

(Washington, D.C.) The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and law firm Mayer Brown LLP submitted an amicus brief late yesterday afternoon in Whitaker v. Kenosha Unified School District that challenges the school district’s decision to exclude

January 28, 2017

NWLC Assails New Executive Orders on Immigration

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) The following is a statement by NWLC Senior Vice President for Program, Fatima Goss Graves: “President Donald Trump’s ban on immigration and detention of refugees and other visitors from countries with a majority Muslim

January 26, 2017

Victory in Sex Discrimination Complaints Brought by NWLC: After Investigation by HHS, Employers Change Policies

(Washington, D.C.) In response to sex discrimination complaints filed by the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) with the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, four institutions have ended

January 25, 2017

The Executive Orders on Immigration Divide Families, Undercut our Economy, and Fracture our Country, says NWLC

The following is a statement by NWLC Senior Vice President for Program, Fatima Goss Graves: “It took less than a week for President Trump to launch an unprecedented attack on immigrants who live and work in

January 24, 2017

House Passes Dangerous, Restrictive Abortion Bill

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the House of Representatives passed House Resolution 7 (H.R. 7), which seeks to take insurance coverage of abortion away from women. H.R. 7 is a dangerous and misleading bill that effectively bans insurers

January 23, 2017

NWLC Joins Lawsuit against Pennsylvania High School for Failing to Address Harassment against a Black Female Student

Pennridge High School in Perkasie, Pa. violated the law by not responding to race- and sex-based harassment that drove only Black 9th grader out of school. (Washington, D.C.) The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) joined a

January 17, 2017

Confirmation of Tom Price as Secretary of Health & Human Services would be Dangerous to Women’s Health and Well-Being, says NWLC

The following is a quote by Marcia D. Greenberger, Co-President of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “Tom Price has a record of leading the charge to dismantle the very programs most essential to protecting the

January 17, 2017

Confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education would be a Blow to Students, says NWLC

The following is a statement by Marcia D. Greenberger, Co-President of the National Women’s Law Center (NLWC): “If Betsy DeVos is confirmed as Secretary of Education, America’s students will suffer—especially our girls and young women. DeVos’s