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August 19, 2019

NWLC Condemns Proposed Rule Change to Fair Housing Act’s Disparate Impact Standard

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development proposed a regulatory change that will allow landlords, mortgage companies, and other housing providers to secretly discriminate against women, children, people of color, and other

August 12, 2019

NWLC Deplores Final Department of Homeland Security’s “Public Charge” Rule as Assault on Women, Families, and Communities of Color

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released its final “public charge” regulation. Public charge has been historically abused to keep out Jews fleeing from Nazi Germany, people with disabilities, and LGBT families

August 9, 2019

NWLC Defends Vital ACA Law Protecting Against Health Care Discrimination

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and over 20 other health care and civil rights organizations delivered over 100,000 comments from the general public today in defense of the Health Care Rights Law, a landmark statute that guarantees a wide

July 25, 2019

NWLC Applauds House Vote Approving Budget Deal

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the House of Representatives approved a two-year bipartisan budget deal reached by House and Senate leadership and the Trump administration earlier this week. The budget deal increases the overall spending limits for non-defense

July 25, 2019

Fifteen States Have Passed New Laws Protecting Workers from Sexual Harassment in Wake of #MeToo, NWLC Report Reveals

(Washington, D.C.) Since #MeToo went viral in 2017, fifteen states have passed new laws protecting workers from sexual harassment and state legislators across the country have introduced close to 200 bills to strengthen protections against workplace

July 23, 2019

Trump Bypasses Congress with Proposed Rule to Cut SNAP

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the Trump administration proposed a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) rule that could cut vital food assistance for 3 million people, including hundreds of thousands of working women and their families who face

July 18, 2019

NWLC Applauds House Passage of the Raise the Wage Act

(Washington, D.C.) Today the House of Representatives voted to pass the Raise the Wage Act, a bill that will raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 per hour by 2025 and provide for automatic

July 16, 2019

The National Women’s Law Center Launches Initiative to Protect Abortion Rights

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) launched the Abortion Rights Project to respond to the unprecedented assault on abortion rights in this country. A major focus of the initiative will be supporting state

July 16, 2019

Trump’s Latest Comments Directed at Four U.S. Congresswomen Are Transparently Racist

This past weekend, in response to criticism of the outrageous conditions in ICE detention facilities amidst promises of mass ICE raids, arrests, and deportations, Donald Trump tweeted that “‘Progressive’ Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries

July 8, 2019

CBO Report Demonstrates Benefits of $15 Minimum Wage for Millions of Working People

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report analyzing the economic impact of raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, similar to the Raise the Wage Act currently pending

July 3, 2019

Sex Stereotyping Discrimination against LGBTQ Workers is Barred by Federal Law—Says NWLC’s Amicus Brief to the Supreme Court

(Washington, D.C.) The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC), along with law firm Cohen & Gresser LLP, submitted an amicus brief to the Supreme Court today in support of three employees who were fired from their jobs

June 27, 2019

NWLC Responds to the Supreme Court’s Ruling on the 2020 Census Citizenship Question

(Washington, D.C) Today, the Supreme Court blocked the Trump Administration’s proposed “citizenship question” – a query on the 2020 census that would ask U.S. residents whether they are citizens. In the Court’s ruling, they deemed that