Do They Really Think They Can Fool Women?

October 11th, 2014

Candidates’ OTC Birth Control Plans are a Raw Deal This election season, many candidates, particularly Republicans, from Virginia to Colorado, are trying to run from their war on women voting records by coming out in support of over-the-counter (OTC) birth control. Make no mistake, they are targeting middle and low income women – people who would not  … Read more

Breaking: Choice Matters & AG Schneiderman First to Respond

July 17th, 2014

New York is the first state in the nation to take action in response to the U. S. Supreme Court’s divisive Hobby Lobby decision. Today, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that he together with State Senate Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assemblywoman Shelley Mayer would propose legislation in Albany that would help to shield  … Read more

GOP’s top candidates fail women

May 29th, 2014

The Republicans’ top two candidates, for governor and attorney general, are anti-choice candidates who have shown true disdain for the well-being of New York women. No longer is the standard bearer for the Republican Party pro-choice governor Nelson Rockefeller, who signed New York’s abortion-rights bill into law. Instead, today’s New York Republican Party has sought  … Read more

You Can’t Have It Both Ways!

April 2nd, 2014

Sorry, Mitt, Corporations are NOT People! Last week, the Supreme Court heard Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. This case pits corporations against women’s health care. â–ªThe Affordable Care Act requires health insurance plans to cover contraceptives without additional cost-sharing; and â–ªHobby Lobby, Inc. (HL) does not want to comply. It is claiming that the  … Read more

Eden Foods Doesn’t Want to Pay for Employees’ BC

April 29th, 2013

Special Thanks to Nita, Shaunna, Kat, Malinda, and Karin, the UltraViolet team! Sign the Petition at the Bottom! The Boycott is having an affect. “Soy milk. Organic beans. Gluten-free pasta. A radical agenda to ban birth control coverage for their employees. Eden Foods is one of the country’s major organic foods companies, and their products  … Read more

Westchester County Board Passes Paul Ryan’s Budget

December 14th, 2012

Westchester County Board Passes Paul Ryan’s Budget –Line items may be different but the effect is the same— Protect the top 2% while trampling on the middle class and working poor, with a bull’s eye being placed squarely on the foreheads of working women. One week ago, anti-choice County Executive Astorino with the support of  … Read more

Choice Matters 2012 Endorsements Are….

September 19th, 2012

2012 Endorsements (As of September 14, 2012, WCLA – Choice Matters has announced the following endorsements for the 2012 election cycle.) Endorsed Candidates Appear in BOLD . U.S. PRESIDENT/VICE PRESIDENT â–ºBARACK OBAMA/JOE BIDEN  Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan (anti-choice) Gary Johnson/James P. Gray (anti-choice) Virgil Goode/Jim Clymer (anti-choice) U.S. SENATOR â–ºKIRSTEN E GILLIBRAND   Wendy Long (anti-choice) (Please  … Read more

Clinic Access Bill Passes, But For How Long?

May 13th, 2012

The Good News: The Clinic Access Bill Passed The Bad News: Two Legislators Betrayed Us! Let me start by saying thank you to those who came out. Because you were there, you gave force and conviction to our words. The great news is that we won. The vote by our legislators on the Reproductive Health  … Read more

It’s Now or Never for Westchester’s Women!

April 18th, 2012

We Need You to Speak Out for Women’s Safety and Privacy! The Clinic Access Bill is scheduled for a Public Hearing at 7 p.m., Monday, April 30, 2012 Westchester County Office Building 148 Martine Ave, 8th floor White Plains, NY Put This on Your Calendar & Show Up, Please! They Need to Hear from YOU!  … Read more

Nicholas D. Kristoff, you got it right! “Beyond Pelvic Politics”

February 13th, 2012

Beyond Pelvic Politics By Nicholas D. Kristof, The New York Times, 2/11/2012 I MAY not be as theologically sophisticated as American bishops, but I had thought that Jesus talked more about helping the poor than about banning contraceptives. The debates about pelvic politics over the last week sometimes had a patronizing tone, as if birth  … Read more