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Wed Jan 23, 2019, 02:48 PM

New York Dems Flex Muscles, Pass Reproductive Health Act

Source: WCBS-TV

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) A re-write of New York abortion laws had been held up by Republicans for more than a decade.

On Tuesday, the 46th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, Senate Democrats passed the Reproductive Health Act, 38-24. Gov. Andrew Cuomo hoped to sign the bill later in the evening, CBS2s Tony Aiello reported.

Critics call the legislation a radical over-reach that benefits people who harm pregnant women.

All the power in Albany is now in the hands of Democrats and they quickly moved to pass an abortion rights bill.

Read more: https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2019/01/22/reproductive-health-act-new-york-legislature-gov-andrew-cuomo-roe-v-wade/#.XEh_ItQv2X4.twitter

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