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February 22, 2019

NWLC Calls to Investigate Sexual Assault Allegations Against Justin Fairfax

Today, the National Women’s Law Center published an open letter to Virginia’s elected leaders. Allegations against Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax continue to be swept under the rug, with empty promises to “look into it.” But hearing

February 22, 2019

NWLC Responds to Administration’s Attack on Title X Family Planning Program

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “Our health care decisions are personal, but the Trump-Pence Administration can’t seem to stop interfering in them.

February 18, 2019

NWLC Responds to Resignation of Lisa Borders, President & CEO of TIME’S UP

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “The National Women’s Law Center thanks Lisa Borders for her service and leadership as the first President

February 14, 2019

NWLC Reacts to President Trump’s Intent to Declare a National Emergency

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “This afternoon, President Trump announced his intention to declare a national emergency to secure funding for his

February 7, 2019

NWLC Responds To Supreme Court Blocking Unconstitutional Louisiana Abortion Law

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “Amidst relentless attacks from anti-abortion politicians, the Supreme Court rightly stopped a blatantly unconstitutional law. The Louisiana

February 6, 2019

NWLC Reacts to President Trump’s State of the Union Address

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center: “The President’s theme last night was ‘choosing greatness,’ but instead he perpetuated falsehoods, fueled fear, and offered hollow

February 5, 2019

The Senate Must Reject Wendy Vitter, Matthew Kacsmaryk, and Neomi Rao, says NWLC

The following is a statement by Anna Chu, Vice President for Strategy and Policy at the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “The Trump-Pence Administration is hard at work trying to take over our courts with anti-woman

January 30, 2019

Congress Introduces Paycheck Fairness Act to Protect Against Pay Discrimination and Close Wage Gap

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the Paycheck Fairness Act was reintroduced in Congress with the support of every Democrat in the House and Senate and one House Republican. The Paycheck Fairness Act would update and strengthen the Equal

January 25, 2019

NWLC Responds to Trump’s Announcement to Temporarily Reopen Government

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “We are grateful today that this vicious political stunt is temporarily over and thousands of federal workers

January 23, 2019

296 State Legislators Commit to Fight to Strengthen Protections Against Sexual Harassment and Abuse in Workplaces and Schools by 2020

(Washington, D.C.) Two-hundred and ninety-six legislators—representing 40 states—have signed a letter of commitment to strengthen protections against sexual harassment and violence at work, in schools, homes, and communities by 2020. Legislators signing onto the 20 States

January 17, 2019

Senate Fails to Move Forward Bill Restricting Insurance Coverage of Abortion

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the U.S. Senate failed to move forward legislation that intends to eliminate health insurance coverage of abortion, S. 109. The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the

January 16, 2019

NWLC Applauds Introduction of the Raise the Wage Act

(Washington, D.C.)  Today, Democratic leadership in Congress introduced the Raise the Wage Act, which would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2024, index the minimum wage so that it continues to rise