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New York passes bill to codify abortion rights in state constitution

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The New York legislature on Tuesday passed an amendment to the state constitution that would enshrine abortion rights and other protections in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the federal right to abortion in Roe v. Wade.
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New York passes bill to codify abortion rights in state constitution
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New York passes bill to codify abortion rights in state constitution

The New York legislature on Tuesday passed an amendment to the state constitution that would enshrine abortion rights and other protections in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the federal right to abortion in Roe v. Wade.  “As other states take extreme measures to stymie progress and roll back reproductive rights,…

9 days ago·Washington, United States
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NY pols OK vote on constitution change to protect abortion

By MAYSOON KHAN Associated Press/Report for America ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s Legislature has taken a critical step toward adopting a constitutional amendment that would bar discrimination based on “pregnancy outcomes” or “gender expression.” Supporters say the provisions are intended to protect abortion rights and a person’s right to seek gender-affirming care. The proposed amendment passed in both houses Tuesday afternoon, clearing the wa…

9 days ago·Idaho Falls, United States
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New York lawmakers advance Equal Rights Amendment that would protect abortion, LGBTQ rights in state Constitution

The Democrat-led Legislature on Tuesday approved a state-level Equal Rights Amendment that will go before voters next year and offer broad protections against discrimination.

9 days ago·New York, United States
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New York assembly passes constitutional amendment to enshrine abortion rights

New York state legislators have passed a constitutional amendment to expand protections from discrimination that will enshrine the right to abortion.

9 days ago·Washington, United States
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New York State Legislature Set to Codify Abortion Rights in Constitution

Both houses of New York's legislature are set to vote on enshrining the right to an abortion within the state's constitution Tuesday evening.

9 days ago·United States
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Lawmakers codify abortion rights in state constitution, sending it to voters

After the two separately elected legislatures vote on the measure, it can go before voters as early as this November.

10 days ago·Washington, United States
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