March 19, 2013

Governor Cuomo’s Call for a "Women's Equality Act"

In his State of the State message in January, Governor Cuomo called for a “Women’s Equality Act” that would include legislation on pay equity, sexual harassment, human trafficking, domestic violence and various forms of discrimination. In addition, it included passage of the Reproductive Health Act concerning abortion. Many question why the Governor has delayed his proposal. Governor Cuomo stated that he planned to update New York’s abortion laws so that they comply with the 1973 […]