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Media / September 9, 2021

NOW-NY Rallies Against Texas Abortion Ban

"We are here to show the rest of the nation that New Yorkers stand with every single one of you," Governor Kathy Hochul said. "Women across this nation, we have your backs. We will not abandon you just because we are far more enlightened in our respect for women's bodies."

Media / September 1, 2021

NOW-NY President Condemns Texas Abortion Ban

"This bill is downright machiavellian in what it does," said Sonia Ossorio, president of the National Organization for Women's New York chapter. "It literally incentivizes people, anti-choice activists, neighbours, co-workers to report anyone who is aiding and abetting someone who is seeking an abortion."

Media / August 24, 2021

Kathy Hochul becomes NY's first woman governor

Kathy Hochul became New York's 57th governor during a midnight swearing-in ceremony Tuesday at the Capitol, making history as the first woman to hold the state's top office. Sonia Ossorio, president of the New York chapter of the National Organization of Women, said “It would be very significant for the first woman governor of New York to prioritize advancing women’s economic opportunities."

Media / August 22, 2021

A longtime champion of women's equality, Kathy Hochul makes history

Kathy Hochul has been at the forefront of the fight for women’s equality in New York State. Now she will make history as New York’s first woman governor. Sonia Ossorio has known Kathy Hochul for a very long time and she joined In Focus to talk about why she believes Hochul is the right person for the job of continuing and expanding on the protection of women’s equality in New York and across the country.