Wisconsin NOW endorses Ann Groves Lloyd for state Assembly

Media Contact Lindsay Lemmer 608-217-5217 madtownnow@gmail.com The Wisconsin chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) endorses Ann Groves Lloyd in the special election for Wisconsin’s 42 state Assembly seat. Ann Groves Lloyd’s service on the Lodi Common Council has shown her dedication to uplifting her community. “Her platform will increase affordable healthcare access, education

Wisconsin chapter of NOW responds to Jon Plumer’s disorderly conduct citation

Media Contact Lindsay Lemmer 608.217.5217 madtownnow@gmail.com June 5, 2018 Wisconsin chapter of NOW responds to Jon Plumer’s disorderly conduct citation Domestic violence must not be tolerated. It’s been revealed that Republican candidate for the 42nd Assembly district, Jon Plumer, was cited for disorderly conduct in an incident that sounds like a clear case of family

Keep Pro-Violence Extremist Group’s Conference Out of the State Capitol

The Wisconsin State Capitol building should not be a venue for a day-long session of anti-government, pro-violence extremists. Unfortunately, that is what it will become next week. A radical group that demands public servants ignore laws with which they disagree is holding a day of activities at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Even more disturbing, their event is

Talking Back

On Sunday, Feb. 16th the Wisconsin State Journal featured a misleading op-ed from Matt Bowman regarding Ald. Lisa Subeck’s proposed “buffer zone” ordinance on its front page. Madison NOW has supported the ordinance from the beginning and we are not persuaded by the faulty logic of Matt Bowman or the Alliance Defending Freedom. We encourage

Continuing the Discussion: Day 4

Today we’re reading a piece from RH Reality Check that expands on everything we’ve read so far about abortion as black genocide. The Road to Roe: Paved with Bodies of Women of Color and the Legal Activism of African Americans highlights the major role that African American activists played in securing abortion rights in the

Continuing the Discussion: Day 3

Today we look to Colorlines for more background on the “abortion as genocide” tactic that was most recently employed by anti-choicers in our own state capitol. Colorlines is a daily news site with a focus on race, featuring “a multiracial team of writers who cover stories from the perspective of community, rather than through the