Say you were a politician and there was a clean and abundant domestic energy source -- one that has the potential to create jobs and revitalize local economies. Would you do more to encourage it?
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, is trying to pass a bill giving women the right to have late-term abortions in pregnancies that pose a risk for the mother, or in cases where the fetus is not considered viable.
Thousands danced in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Hundreds chanted in South Africa, carrying signs and candles. The Philippines held a 24-hour dance party. Scores of students in India gathered for a candlelight vigil.
New York could soon shut down Catholic and other health care providers for not offering or referring for abortions. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, with enough support in the New York state Legislature, could sign a Reproductive Health Act this year.
New York could soon shut down Catholic and other health care providers for not offering or referring for abortions. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, with enough support in the New York state legislature, could sign a reproductive health act (RHA) this year. Among other actions, the act would declare that New York “shall not discriminate against the exercise of…[abortion] rights…in the regulation or provision of benefits, facilities, services, or information.”
Six states are eager to capitalize on last month's horrific shooting of schoolchildren in Newtown, Conn. New York's quick-draw Gov. Andrew Cuomo was the first to craft a gun-control package behind closed doors and ram it into law within a matter of days.
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Thousands of protestors in all 50 states rallied in favor of gun rights Saturday in a mass demonstration aimed at pushing back at President Obama's sweeping gun-control proposals.
New York City and a union representing the city's 75,000 teachers were at an impasse Thursday in negotiations over a teacher evaluation plan, putting the city at risk of losing up to $450 million in state aid and grants.