Voting – Why Bother? Part Two

March 9th, 2018

After the 2016 Presidential election, any enthusiasm people had about voting was torn away. How could Donald Trump still be president after it was exposed that the election was fraught with Russian meddling, and with the majority of votes —more than 3 million— being cast for Hillary Clinton? Many of us lived in denial up  … Read more

Millennials, Listen Up!

February 10th, 2018

As I walked out of my small high school in a rural southern town on my final day of classes, I was excited about all of the possibilities that awaited me when I reached college. One was the prospect of being surrounded by politically like-minded individuals at the liberal arts school I would attend in  … Read more

Double Barreled Shotgun Aimed at Our Rights

October 6th, 2017

Donald and his Republican NRA-driven Congress can’t get gun control done but they sure can come after our civil rights, which includes the right to control out own bodies. Today, Donald Trump issued two new rules which allow employers to deny women copay-free birth control. This is discriminatory and a direct attack on a fundamental  … Read more

20-Week Abortion Ban – No Big Deal? THINK AGAIN!

October 6th, 2017

If you’re a woman in your 30s or 40s, beware – the 20-week abortion ban is aimed at you. Even though it was beaten back in the Senate in September, the 20-week abortion ban will be back. It’s been passed in the House and is already the law in 13 states. Anti-choice extremists in Congress  … Read more

The Bastion of White Male Privilege

August 29th, 2017

I confess. I read the obituaries regularly. I like to. They are a great glimpse into history. You read about people you may never have heard about and about accomplishments you may never have known occurred. But, truthfully, what is omitted is more striking. With rare exception, there are no women – and the few  … Read more

Hate Right Here in Westchester

August 18th, 2017

– What we feared is indeed the new reality – This White House is in the hands of anti-Semitic misogynistic white supremacists. Dear Pro-Choice Voters, Donald Trump and his closest advisers have turned the clock back to a time where discrimination and hate were an accepted, common trait of American life. They began before the General Election with  … Read more

Dorothy Height – The Irony of It All

August 1st, 2017

Dorothy Height – “The godmother to the Civil Rights Movement” President Barack Obama A portrait of Dorothy Height is on the Black Heritage forever stamp this month. She was an amazing woman with more credits to her name than most of us could ever dream of. She spent almost 50 years of her life fighting  … Read more

Where Will Our Women Go?

July 12th, 2017

Reproductive freedom in the United States has been under siege for years. Since November, state governments have been passing abortion restrictions at a record speed. Every new regulation passed further limits what was once a recognized Constitutional right – the right for every woman to be able to have a safe, legal abortion. Ironically, these  … Read more

Resist – Day of Action – Thurs. July 13th

July 11th, 2017

Join Us  Thursday, July 13th, for knocking on doors and canvasing in Ossining!  Meet up at  5 p.m. First Village Coffee 123 Main Street (across from the Post Office) Ossining, NY 10562 RSVP to We are targeting all 8 IDC* districts beginning with NYS Senate District #38, David Carlucci’s district. Why start with Carlucci’s  … Read more


July 11th, 2017

The IDC* Mantra: When all else fails, LIE (Sounds like Trump, doesn’t it?) Clearly Choice Matters’ expose of the IDC’s anti-choice actions as well as their tactics of obstruction of all progressive legislation is taking its toll.  They just sent out a mailing  implying that their 8 rogue members were endorsed by Planned Parenthood — NOT!  … Read more