August 16, 2011 - The Virginia NOW PAC – the political action committee of the Virginia chapter of the National Organization FOR Women –today announced its endorsements in the August 23 Democratic primary in the 30th Senate and 49th Delegate districts and for the Braddock Magisterial District of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors.
Alfonso Lopez is a veteran of Virginia politics who will be an ally of Virginia NOW on choice, violence against women, rape on campus, and many other issues.
The issues covered for the VA NOW PAC endorsement for General Assembly seats were: reproductive rights, the Equal Rights Amendment, LGBT equality, combating violence against women and specifically violence and rape on campus, sexuality education, voting rights, and uranium mining in Virginia.
Virginia NOW is the statewide chapter of the National Organization FOR Women, the largest feminist activist organization in the country. Virginia NOW has chapters in Arlington, Alexandra, Northern Virginia (including Fairfax), Fredericksburg, Richmond, Charlottesville, Montgomery County (Blacksburg), Rockingham County, Lexington, and Tidewater and activists throughout the state.