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September 7, 2018

NWLC Reacts to Judge Kavanaugh’s Hearing Week

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “Our fears about the future of this country deepened this week when Judge Kavanaugh repeatedly refused to

September 6, 2018

NWLC Reacts to Leaked Documents From Kavanaugh Discussing Abortion

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “In the nick of time, Kavanaugh’s true belief that Roe v. Wade is not settled law has

September 5, 2018

NWLC Reacts to Kavanaugh’s Evasive Answers on Precedent

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center: “It’s not sufficient that Brett Kavanaugh believes that Roe v. Wade is settled law. The Supreme Court can

August 29, 2018

Department of Education’s New Draft Regulations Disregard Student Safety and Misread the National Mood

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the New York Times reported that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is preparing sweeping new legal rules to attempt to weaken Title IX protections against sexual assault and sexual harassment of students in schools.

August 22, 2018

Illegal Activities of President Trump’s Inner Circles Underscore Why Kavanaugh’s Nomination Must Not Move Forward

(Washington, D.C.) Yesterday, Michael Cohen, the former attorney for President Trump, implicated the President in violating campaign finance laws when he acknowledged that he made payments to an adult film star and former Playboy model at

August 21, 2018

Democratic Women Senators, Joined By Women’s Groups And Patients, Discussed Why Judge Kavanaugh’s Nomination To The Supreme Court Poses Grave Threat To The Future Of Affordable, Accessible Health Care For Women Of Color

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI), U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) joined the National Women’s Law Center, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, and a Planned

August 20, 2018

Abortion Storytellers and Providers Storm SCOTUS at Rally; Meet with Senators

Abortion Activists Hold Speak Out and Lobby Day in Support of Roe v. Wade WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Advocates for Youth, Planned Parenthood Action Fund, the National Network of Abortion Funds, and the National Women’s Law Center

August 17, 2018

“Justice Rising: Women United to Stop Kavanaugh” Kicks Off to Highlight Kavanaugh’s Threat to Women’s Rights

The week of action features multiple events and rallies focused on abortion rights, protecting health care, and women’s rights at work. Washington, DC – The National Women’s Law Center, in partnership with a growing list of

August 15, 2018

NWLC Files Complaint Against D.C. Board of Chiropractic on behalf of Sexually Harassed Patient

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) filed a complaint with the D.C. Board of Chiropractic on behalf of a young woman who was repeatedly sexually harassed by her chiropractor. Over the course

August 14, 2018

TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund Awards $750,000 to Organizations Serving Low-Wage Workers Who Experience Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Grants will go toward raising awareness of the resources available to survivors of sexual harassment and supporting them as they come forward.   (Washington, D.C) – The TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund awarded $750,000 in grants

August 11, 2018

Kavanaugh’s Hearing Schedule Is Outrageous and an Insult to the American People, Says NWLC

(Washington, D.C.) This afternoon, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley announced that confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will begin on September 4. The hearings are expected to last only three or four

August 2, 2018

Black Women Disproportionately Experience Workplace Sexual Harassment, New NWLC Report Reveals

Black Women Disproportionately Experience Workplace Sexual Harassment, New NWLC Report Reveals (Washington, D.C.)  Black women filed sexual harassment charges at nearly three times the rate of white, non-Hispanic women with the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity