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Mission Statement

NOW's official priorities are pressing for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that will guarantee equal rights for women; achieving economic equality for women; championing abortion rights, reproductive freedom and other women's health issues; supporting civil rights for all and opposing racism; opposing bigotry against lesbians and gays; and ending violence against women.

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NOW strives to: eliminate discrimination and harassment in the work-place, schools, the justice system, and all other sectors of society; secure abortion, birth control and reproductive rights for all women; end all forms of violence against women; eradicate racism, sexism, and homophobia; promote equality and justice in our society. NOW achieves its goals through direct mass actions (including marches, rallies, pickets counter-demonstrations, non-violent civil disobedience) intensive lobbying, grassroots political organizing and litigation (including class action law suits.)

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http://www.now.org/

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