May 13th, 2012

Clinic Access Bill Passes, But For How Long?

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
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February 13th, 2012

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

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
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February 13th, 2012

President Obama, Contraception & the First Amendment

“Under intense pressure from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, President Obama today said that the White House would not back down from its guarantee that insurance companies must cover contraception without co-pays.  Instead, the President announced that it would
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January 1st, 2012

Choice Matters’ 2011 Chicken of the Year Award

Choice Matters’ 2011 Chicken of the Year Award Goes to The Gang of Six —Democratic County Legislator John Nonna and five of his fellow Democratic Legislators—for sitting down when they should have stood up! After months of discussion, review, and
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February 24th, 2011

Join Us – Rally For Women’s Health! – Feb 26th – Foley Square

RALLY For WOMEN’S HEALTH & RIGHTS! JOIN WITH WOMEN FROM ACROSS THE STATE AND MAKE OUR VOICES HEARD! Saturday, February 26th Foley Square (Across from the Court House in Lower Manhattan, between Lafayette St. & Centre St. New York, NY
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February 20th, 2011

Today’s Newly Elected Congress: No Jobs! Only Attacks on Women’s Health & Rights!

We Must Stop this anti-choice run-away-train Congress! There are lives at stake – those of the living, breathing women of this nation! On Friday, the House passed the Pence Amendment (H.R. 217.) This amendment—if it passes the Senate–will mean the
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February 19th, 2011

REP. ENGEL – ATTACKS ON WOMEN’S HEALTH THE WRONG MESSAGE

Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY-17) twice offered an amendment to the so called “Protect Life Act,” (H.R. 358) in an attempt to thwart attacks on women’s health resulting from the Republican bill.   Rep. Engel is a senior member on the House
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February 19th, 2011

Lowey Calls on GOP to Focus on Jobs, Not Restricting Women’s Health Choices

02/14/11 (WHITE PLAINS) – Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland) was joined today by Westchester County community organizations in calling on Republican Congressional leadership to focus on the issues most important to American people – creating jobs and getting our economy on
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October 14th, 2010

Tell Dan Donovan: Stop Blaming Religion

Candidate for Attorney General Dan Donovan claims being Catholic made him anti-choice. Fact: Many of the most ardent advocates for reproductive rights are Catholics. Hasn’t he heard of Catholics for Choice? Or Frances Kissling and Jon O’Brien? (From the mouth
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