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March 30, 2021

NWLC Applauds Biden’s Judicial Nominations

(Washington, D.C.) Today, President Biden announced his choice of 10 judicial nominees to serve as Federal Circuit and District Court judges, and one nominee to serve as a Superior Court Judge for the District of Columbia.

March 25, 2021

NWLC Celebrates Introduction of EACH Act

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH) Act was introduced by Representatives Barbara Lee, Diana DeGette, Ayanna Pressley, Jan Schakowsky, and Senators Tammy Duckworth, Mazie Hirono, and Patty Murray.  The

March 24, 2021

New National Campaign Advocates for Urgent Passage of the Equality Act

The Freedom & Opportunity For All campaign launches with support from hundreds of nation’s top leaders in civil rights, faith, education, health care, and advocacy. The campaign will continue growing nationwide support for federal anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ

March 18, 2021

NWLC Applauds Confirmation of Xavier Becerra as HHS Secretary

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, president and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “We’re excited to have Attorney General Becerra confirmed as our top health official. We are confident that

March 17, 2021

NWLC Responds to Racist, Misogynist Murder of Asian Women in Atlanta

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, president and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “We are collectively grieving for the families of the victims in this vicious shooting in Atlanta, and

March 10, 2021

NWLC Applauds Passage of American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

(Washington, D.C.) The following is a statement from Fatima Goss Graves, president and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center: “Today’s passage of the American Rescue Plan represents a momentous victory for the women who have

March 8, 2021

NWLC Responds to Biden’s Executive Orders on Gender Justice

#8220;The White House announcements establishing the much-needed Gender Policy Council, as well as launching a review of the Department of Education’s policies regarding sexual harassment in schools, are important advances to both undo the harm of

March 5, 2021

NWLC, NAPAWF, SisterLove, Inc., NLIRJ File Amicus Brief In Irwin County Detention Center Case

Today, the National Women’s Law Center, the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, SisterLove, Inc., and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Justice submitted an amicus brief in support of the plaintiffs in Oldaker v. Giles, 20-cv-224 (M.D.

March 3, 2021

Sexual Harassment Allegations Against N.Y. Governor Cuomo Demand an Independent, Thorough, and Transparent Investigation, Says NWLC

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, president and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “The multiple allegations of sexual harassment against New York Governor Cuomo demand an independent, nonpartisan, thorough, and

February 27, 2021

NWLC Responds to House Vote on Coronavirus Relief Package

(Washington, D.C.) The following is a statement from Fatima Goss Graves, president and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center: “The package passed by the House today is a critical rescue effort for the entire country.

February 25, 2021

National Civil Rights Groups Challenge Medicaid Work Requirements

(Washington D.C.) – Former Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services Alex Azar’s implementation of new work requirements failed to consider the negative health impacts the loss of Medicaid coverage would have on women

February 25, 2021

NWLC Calls on Senate to Pass The Equality Act

(Washington, D.C.) The following is a statement from Fatima Goss Graves, president and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center: “The Equality Act is a vital step toward closing the gaps in our laws that leave