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Press Releases / June 24, 2024

NOW Supports Candidates who are Strong on Experience, Reproductive Rights, and Opposing the Decriminalization of the Sex Trade.

New York June 23, 2024 - The National Organization for Women-NYC has endorsed Micah Lasher(D-69 UWS), Larinda Hooks (D-35 Queens) and Stefani Zinerman (D-56 Brooklyn) in the Democratic primary.

Press Releases / June 20, 2024

Which NY Candidates Support A Full On Decriminalized Sex Trade?

In contested NYC Assembly races Incumbents Alex Bores (D-73 UES), Jessica Gonzalez-Rojas (D-34 Queens), Emily Gallagher (D-50 Brooklyn) support striking laws against selling, buying and promoting prostitution and brothel owning. Eli Northrup (D-69 UWS) and Jordan Wright (D-70 Harlem) are first-time candidates who support decriminalization of the sex trade.

Blog / June 19, 2024

Mifepristone Supreme Court Ruling

The latest attempt to restrict access to Mifepristone, one of two drugs used for medication abortion, has been squashed by the Supreme Court in a unanimous decision. The court determined that the doctors who brought this case did not have legal standing or connection to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to challenge the drug’s approval. Medication abortion accounts for over 60% of abortions in the U.S. This ruling is a victory for women’s reproductive rights, but there are greater challenges to come.

Blog / June 19, 2024

Equal Rights Amendment at Long Last Brought to the NY ballot Nov 5

Nov 5 for the first time ever voters will get to vote on a ballot initiative that brings equal rights to women in NY. The ERA amendment to the state constitution includes many fundamental rights including reproductive freedom. It will be a historic vote. Mark your calendars!