Abortion

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

Women’s Equality Bills Reintroduced In N.Y. Senate After Failure Last Year

A series of bills dubbed the Women’s Equality Act were reintroduced Tuesday in the New York State Senate, after the package was derailed last year over a contentious late-term abortion proposal.

05/20/2014

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Victims Urge N.Y. State Lawmakers To Strengthen Penalties For Sex Trafficking

Sex trafficking victims gathered in Albany Tuesday, sharing their stories and urging New York state lawmakers to pass stronger criminal penalties for forcing someone into sexual servitude.

05/13/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Rob Astorino Attacks Gov. Andrew Cuomo On Religion, Abortion

New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino told evangelicals Tuesday that the political left wants to take away their freedoms and attacked Democratic incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo over abortion policy.

03/18/2014

An Au Bon Pain store in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Au Bon Pain To ‘Limit’ Wi-Fi Filtering After Blocks On Abortion, Gay Rights Sites

The Au Bon Pain sandwich chain responded Tuesday to complaints that it blocked its wi-fi users from accessing pro-choice and gay rights sites.

01/14/2014

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Pope Francis Faults Church For ‘Divisive Rules’ On Gays, Abortion, Contraception

“A person once asked me, in a provocative manner, if I approved of homosexuality. I replied with another question: ‘Tell me: when God looks at a gay person, does he endorse the existence of this person with love, or reject and condemn this person?'”

09/19/2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo Introduces Bill Strengthening Abortion Rights In NY

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he simply wants to put federal protections under the Roe v. Wade decision into state law in case the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the landmark decision that made abortion legal.

06/04/2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo To Propose Bill To Match Federal Law Allowing For Abortions After 24 Weeks Of Pregnancy

An abortion battle could be brewing in Albany, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to propose a major change to abortion laws in New York State.

06/03/2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Report: Cuomo Close To Finalizing Reproductive Rights Expansion Proposal

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was reportedly preparing this weekend to finalize a bill that would expand reproductive rights – including access to late-term abortions in some cases.

02/17/2013

Cardinal Timothy Dolan and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file / credits: Mario Tama/Getty Images, Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

Dolan, Quinn Mark 40th Anniv. Of Roe V. Wade Decision On Abortion

It was 40 years ago today that the United States Supreme Court ruled in the case of Roe v. Wade, which made abortion legal in America.

01/22/2013

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Brain Dead Politics In Virginia

Ken Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women’s health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.

11/28/2012

An Obama supporter on election night. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Just Biding Our Time

In no time, conservatives will be trying to hold back the smirks as these liberals slowly but surely realize what they’ve done to our country.

11/13/2012

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Opinion: Ballots Full Of Women

While Mitt Romney talks about binders full of women, Democrats have ballots full of women.

11/06/2012

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Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue Times

Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.

10/31/2012

Barack Obama campaigns in Virginia (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Team Obama Is Winning The Opening Of The Final Sprint To Election Day

We are currently seeing two very different approaches to the post-debate push from the two Presidential campaigns – Obama has a much stronger opening to the two week push.

10/25/2012

Mitt Romney campaigns with Richard Mourdock (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Don’t Republicans Understand Rape?

Once again, a Republican politician has said something extreme about rape. Extreme and extremely stupid.

10/24/2012

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