Notes from 2009 State Conference

NOW’s Mission Plan as outlined by President Terry O’Neill:

  • Health Care Reform: Need a single payer system.  Women bear the brunt of under/non-insured difficulties.  Pregnancy is considered a “pre-existing” condition to insurers.  Women make up most of the part-time workforce and are without health care.
  • ERA:  Addressing both the Startover and Three-State strategies.
  • Equal Marriage Campaign
  • Stop Violence on Abortion Providers:  Freedom of Access law isn’t enough.  Need an anti-terrorism law.  Obama Administration needs to start thinking creatively about laws.