Elections Have Consequences

This week women took a triple-hit. 1.Today, Donald Trump issued two new rules which allow employers to deny women copay-free birth control. 2. The US House of Representatives passed a 20-week abortion ban. What that means. 3. The Iowa Supreme Court upheld a 72-hour waiting period. But why is anyone surprised? Elections have consequences. I’m  … Read more

Help us Get Out the Vote

Our Yellow Pro-Choice Voting Guide reaches over 80,0000 households in Westchester County. Voters in our database have been identified as being pro-choice and are willing to cross party lines to vote for pro-choice candidates. Although our voting guide is distributed on our website and via email, we know that mailed voting guides make a difference,  … Read more

Endorsements 2017!

Supreme Court Justice 9TH Judicial District Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Dutchess and Orange Counties CHRISTI ACKER Westchester County Court GEORGE E FUFIDIO JR Westchester Family Court ARLENE  GORDON-OLIVER Westchester County Executive GEORGE S LATIMER  Westchester County Clerk TIMOTHY C IDONI *       WESTCHESTER COUNTY LEGISLATURE District 1 Peekskill, Buchanan, parts of Yorktown and Cortlandt NANCY  … Read more

Hate Right Here in Westchester

– What we feared is indeed the new reality – This White House is in the hands of anti-Semitic misogynistic white supremacists. Dear Pro-Choice Voters, Donald Trump and his closest advisers have turned the clock back to a time where discrimination and hate were an accepted, common trait of American life. They began before the General Election with  … Read more

Where Will Our Women Go?

by Nicky Brussel Faria Reproductive freedom in the United States has been under siege for years. Since November, state governments have been passing abortion restrictions at a record speed. Every new regulation passed further limits what was once a recognized Constitutional right – the right for every woman to be able to have a safe, legal  … Read more

Resist – Day of Action – Thurs. July 13th

Join Us  Thursday, July 13th, for knocking on doors and canvasing in Ossining!  Meet up at  5 p.m. First Village Coffee 123 Main Street (across from the Post Office) Ossining, NY 10562 RSVP to Nicky@ChoiceMatters.org We are targeting all 8 IDC* districts beginning with NYS Senate District #38, David Carlucci’s district. Why start with Carlucci’s  … Read more

The IDC* Mantra: When all else fails, LIE

Clearly Choice Matters’ expose of the IDC’s anti-choice actions as well as their tactics of obstruction of all progressive legislation is taking its toll.  They just sent out a mailing  implying that their 8 rogue members were endorsed by Planned Parenthood — NOT! The truth is: 1. Planned Parenthood had nothing to do with the  … Read more

Schneiderman: an AG for Women!

Eric Schneiderman, New York’s Attorney General, has once again shown he gets it! “It” in this instance is women’s right to privacy which includes accessing reproductive healthcare safely. On June 20th,  New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman introduced a lawsuit to “protect women from abuse and intimidation outside of a reproductive health clinic in Queens.”  … Read more

Astorino on Abortion

When Astorino decided to run for the office of Governor in New York State, in 2014,  he altered his position on abortion from opposing it under any condition to  opposing abortion, except for rape, incest & maternal life. Astorino, in his capacity as a Westchester County Executive, hasn’t had many chances to take action on  … Read more