I’m usually skeptical about Andrew Cuomo’s talk and actions, but this one he really seems to have gotten right in calling for a NY Constitutional Amendment to protect a woman’s right to choose. Here is his statement and a link to support this amendment.[click on “Add your name now….”]
From: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Monday, January 30, 2017 3:43 PM
Subject: New York won’t go back
Today I was proud to stand with Planned Parenthood and activists for women’s rights from across the state. In keeping with New York’s tradition of standing up for women’s rights, I pledged that all we have achieved for women in New York will never be undone. In fact, we are taking the fight even further.
I’m proposing a constitutional amendment to once and for all guarantee a woman’s right to choose in New York by enshrining the protections established by the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling into the New York State Constitution.
We have made tremendous progress and no matter what happens at the federal level, I promise you we won’t go back.
Add your name now to support my proposal for a constitutional amendment protecting a woman’s right to choose in New York. Adding your name only takes a moment, but sends a powerful message that you believe in protecting the rights of women in New York.
As Washington seeks to limit women’s rights, we will protect them. We will not allow the progress of the women’s movement to be stopped, and we must seize this opportunity to bring the state and the nation forward and stand up for women’s health. Make no mistake, we will always protect the right to choose in New York.