Make NYS a Sanctuary for Reproductive Rights!

December 29th, 2016

We can make New York State a Reproductive Rights Sanctuary – But Not Without Your Help! We Know Donald Trump intends to overturn Roe v. Wade. He confirmed that again on 60 Minutes, when he promised to appoint only “pro-life” (sic) judges to the U.S. Supreme Court who will overturn Roe and make abortion a  … 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

George Latimer vs. Bob Cohen – The Facts

October 22nd, 2012

David vs. Goliath George Latimer vs. Bob Cohen – The Facts – George Latimer (D, WF) and Bob Cohen (R, C, I) are running for the open seat being vacated by retiring pro-choice Senator Suzie Oppenheimer. Choice Matters’ endorsements are made solely on the issue of Choice. We have, however, received a significant number of  … Read more

Anti-Choice Castelli Puts Religion above Women’s Health

October 9th, 2012

Every year Choice Matters sends all candidates a questionnaire to establish her/his position on women’s reproductive rights. This year Robert Castelli–the assemblyman for the 93rd district—used the New York State Catholic Conference’s language on his questionnaire to argue against the Reproductive Health Act. Castelli claimed that “it [the Reproductive Health Act] would close Catholic hospitals.”  … Read more

Paul Ryan’s Close Ties with Westchester’s Hayworth & Carvin

August 24th, 2012

— The National News Won’t Tell You About Ryan’s Foot Soldiers — Some of them are right here in Westchester! There is no question about it – Romney’s VP Pick Paul Ryan is an anti-choice extremist. A Few Highlights: â–º Ryan believes it should be illegal to end a pregnancy under any circumstance — even  … Read more

County Executive Astorino ‘Blesses’ Sexual Harassment Email

May 17th, 2011

The Sequence of Events **Tuesday, May 10th, George Oros, who is County Executive (CE) Rob Astorino’s Chief of Staff, and the CE’s Liaison to the Board of Legislators (BOL) and a former County Legislator himself, watched a live in-house broadcast of a BOL Committee on Community Services meeting at which closure of mental health facilities  … Read more

Astorino Proposes Budget using Right to Life Philosophy!

November 29th, 2010

Right to Life County Executive Rob Astorino is wasting no time building his first budget on the tenets of Anti-Choice Extremism: Champion the Fetus, but once it’s born, throw it under the bus…deprive it of food, health care, shelter and education. Astorino’s Anti-Child Anti-Family Budget The first thing Astorino did to draft his Anti-Child Anti-Family  … Read more