CM’s Catherine Lederer-Plaskett Named One of Westchester Power 100

The movers and shakers rocking New York City's northern suburbs.~~~~"Westchester is where it’s at." "City & State’s Westchester Power 100 reflects those political trends, while also putting a spotlight on the business executives, labor leaders, academics, activists, advocates and others who are shaping the future…

Medication Abortions Under Attack

By Charlotte Baron Why is Senator Ted Cruz making fact-less attacks on women’s healthcare, again? Cruz is currently under fire from pro-choice advocates after tweeting, “Pregnancy is not a life-threatening illness, and the abortion pill does not cure or prevent any disease.” GOP senators are…

Faith-Based Healthcare – NYC Field Hospital Run by Evangelical Christians

By Charlotte Baron With the overwhelming number of people affected by COVID-19, a field hospital set up and run by Samaritan’s Purse opened in Central Park on April 1st. Samaritan’s Purse is an Evangelical Christian fundamentalist group. They require all persons working in the facility…

Abortion: An Essential Service?

By Charlotte Baron Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, officials have issued a rule that all “elective” surgeries, as well as non-essential medical, surgical and dental procedures should be delayed to preserve personal protective equipment, beds, and ventilators. Now, around the country, women wait as individual states…

NO IDC in DC – The Action!

Grassroots activists have joined with ProChoice Voter, our federal political action committee, to  ask voters to join together to reject the candidacy in the NYS CD 17 Democratic Primary of IDC Co-Founder David Carlucci. (Please sign on to this letter by clicking here.) Congresswoman Nita Lowey…