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Texas NOW Times, Vol. 9, No. 6, December 1985 - page 2. November 1985 - December 1985. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 30, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/137/show/130.

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(November 1985 - December 1985). Texas NOW Times, Vol. 9, No. 6, December 1985 - page 2. Houston and Texas Feminist and Lesbian Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/137/show/130

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Title Texas NOW Times, Vol. 9, No. 6, December 1985
Publisher Texas State National Organization for Women
Date November 1985 - December 1985
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  • Women--Texas--Periodicals
  • Feminism--United States--Periodicals
  • Periodicals
  • Newsletters
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  • periodicals
Language English
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Transcript PAGE 2 NOW TO MARCH IN SPRING FOR REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS SUBMITTED BY KATHY CORNEHL WOMEN AND MEN FROM ALL ACROSS THE NATION WILL UNITE IN TWO MASSIVE MARCHES DURING 1986 TOSERVE NOTICE THAT THE LIVES OF MILLIONS OF WOMEN BOTH IN AMERICA AND AROUND THE WORLD, ARE THREATENED BY EFFORTS TO OUTLAW ABORTION AND BIRTH CONTROL. MARCH 9 -WASHINGTON, D.C. INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY THIS MARCH WILL SERVE NOTICE TO THE SUPREME COURT AND TO CONGRESS THAT THE MAJORITY OF AMERICANS WANT ABORTION AND BIRTH CONTROL KEPT SAFE AND LEGAL. MARCH 16- LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA THIS MARCH WILL SOUND THE ALARM TO THE VOTERS OF CALIFORNIA THAT TWO DECEPTIVE INITIATIVES SLATED FOR NEXT YEAR'S BALLOT WOULD DENY FUNDS FOR POOR WOMEN SEEKING ABORTIONS, EVEN IF THE LIVES OF THOSE WOMEN ARE IN IMMINENT DANGER. SINCE 1973, THE RADICAL RIGHT AND THE SO- CALLED "RIGHT-TO-LIFE" MOVEMENT HAS RALLIED IN WASHINGTON TO PUT PRESSURE ON CONGRESS AND THE COURT TO REVERSE THE ROE V. WADE DECISION. THEIR MASSIVE PRESENCE ON THE STEPS OF THE CAPITOL AND THE SUPREME COURT, COUPLED WITH THEIR "HIT LIST" POLITICAL TACTICS AND THEIR STRATEGY OF HARASSMENT, HAS BEEN FRIGHT- ENINGLY SUCCESSFUL. IT IS NOW TIME FOR THE MAJORITY TO SPEAK UP, TO STAND UP, TO MARCH AND BE COUNTED, AND TO BEAR HIGHLY VISIBLE WITNESS TO THE WORLD THAT WE WILL NOT BE INTIMIDATED. UNLESSWE, THE MAJORITY, "IN NUMBERS TOO BIG TO IGNORE," 'CLEARLY DEMONSTRATE OUR OUTRAGE OVER WHAT IS HAPPENING, WE COULD LOSE ABORTION AND BIRTH CONTROL BY DEFAULT. THAT'S WHY THE DAYS WE MARCH FOR WOMEN'S LIVES ARE SO IMPORTANT. JUST AS THE SUFFRAGISTS MARCHED UNTIL THE RIGHT TO VOTE WAS WON FOR ALL AMERICAN WOMEN, SO TOO MUST WE NOW MARCH TO DEFEND THE RIGHTS AND LIVES OF WOMEN THREATENED BY EFFORTS TO OUTLAW ABORTION AND BIRTH CONTROL TEXAS IS PLANNING TO SEND A LARGE DELEGATION TO THE WASHINGTON MARCH. JOCELYN GRAY, TARAL BOARD MEMBER, HAS ARRANGED FOR TWO 737 AIRPLANES TO FLY TO WASHINGTON ON MARCH 8TH AND RETURN THE NIGHT OF MARCH 9TH. ONE PLANE WILL FLY FROM EL PASO TO HOUSTON TO D.C; THE OTHER FROM AUSTIN TO DALLAS TO D.C. SLEEPING ACCOMMODATIONS WILL NEED TO BE MADE INDEPENDENTLY. THE APPROXIMATE COST FOR THE AIRFARE WILL BE $250 ROUND TRIP. ADDITIONAL MODES OF TRANSPORTATION WILL BE ARRANGED FOLLOWING AN ASSESSMENT OF YOUR INPUT- PLANS MUST BE MADE EARLY IN ORDER TO HAVE A SUCCESSFUL MARCH. PLEASE NOTIFY TEXAS NOW BEFORE JANUARY 15, 1986 IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND, BE SURE TO SPECIFY YOUR PREFERENCE OF TRAVEL (PLANE, TRAIN, BUS) AND IF YOU WOULD LIKE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE. IF THERE IS SUFFICIENT INTEREST, A THIRD AIRPLANE/TRAIN/CHARTERED BUS CAN BE SECURED. ALLOW SIX DAYS FOR THE TRAIN/BUS TRIP, MARCH 6TH-MARCH 11TH. IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE MARCH, PLEASE CONSIDER CONTRIBUTING TO A SCHOLARSHIP FUND WHICH WILL ENABLE WOMEN AND MEN OF MODEST MEANS TO GO. SEND THE NOTIFICATION OF YOUR PLANS TO ATTEND THE MARCH, OR YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO A SCHOLARSHIP FUND TO TEXAS NOW, P.O. BOX 1256, AUSTIN, TEXAS 78767-1256. TEXAS STATE CONVENTION. Continued from page 1 LARGEST NATIONAL DISTRIBUTOR. THE WRITERS OF THE RESOLUTION DID STATE OPPOSITION TO CENSORSHIP, OBSCENITY LAWS AND GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS BANNING EXPRESSIONS OF CONSENTUAL ADULT SEXUALITY. DELEGATES ALSO PASSED A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING LABOR DAY AS "PAY EQUITY DAY" AND REQUIRING THAT THE PAY EQUITY TASK FORCE SEEK THE GOVERNOR'S PROCLAMATION OF SUCH. THE TASK FORCE IS ALSO CHARGED WITH DISSEMINATING PRESS RELEASES AND OTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THE EVENT. OTHER RESOLUTIONS PASSED INCLUDED: 1) A DIRECTIVE TO THE TEXAS NOW PAC TO CONSIDER ENDORSEMENT AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF ELEANOR TINSLEY'S CAMPAIGN FOR REELECTION TO THE HOUSTON CITY COUNCIL. 2)A RESOLUTION THAT TEXAS NOW RECOMMEND THAT A TOPIC COVERING DISABLED PERSONS BE ADDED TO THE LIST OF TOPICS IN THE NATIONAL NOW CONSCIOUSNESS RAISING HANDBOOK AND THAT TEXAS NOW SUPPORT ACTIONS FOSTERING THE RIGHTS OF THE DISABLED. THE BYLAWS FOUR BYLAW REVISIONS WERE APPROVED AND ONE REJECTED DURING THE CONVENTION. -THE DUTIES OF THE VICE PRESIDENT-COMMUNICATIONS WERE EXPANDED TO INCLUDE COORDINATING PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES AND MATERIALS. A CLAUSE ALSO ENSURES THAT ALL MATERIALS FOR PUBLIC RELEASE ARE APPROVED BY THE STATE PRESIDENT. -A CHANGE NOW REQUIRES THAT THE STATE CONVENTION BE HELD IN SEPTEMBER OR OCTOBER OF EVERY YEAR IN ORDER TO STANDARDIZE THE TIME OF THE STATE CONVENTION. Continued on page 5