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Wed Jul 10, 2019, 02:25 PM

New York governor signs equal pay legislation during the parade

Source: CNN

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo just announced he has signed equity pay legislation in New York state.

He tweeted a photo of himself at today's parade.

"The women's soccer team plays the same game that the menís soccer players play ó only better. If anything, the men should get paid less," he tweeted.

Months before the World Cup kicked off, women's team stars Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe and Becky Sauerbrunn filed a lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation, claiming they deserve to be paid what the American men are paid for their international performances.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/sport/live-news/us-womens-soccer-parade-nyc/h_c53e5a594932648b2c1160e6fae519cd

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Jul 10, 2019, 04:29 PM

1. "The women's soccer team plays the same game that the men's soccer players play -- only better."

Have they ever played each other ?

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Response to PoliticAverse (Reply #1)

Wed Jul 10, 2019, 06:51 PM

2. Why would they do that?

What is the point of this comment?

USWNT wins, USMNT loses. The men even get nice bonuses of 5K for losing a game.

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