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White Plains, NY -- Two weeks ago, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority reneged on promises made under oath to honor precedence in upholding the 1973 verdict of Roe v Wade, establishing a woman’s right to terminate a pregnancy. In one fell swoop, generations of women, over half of the US population, whom have never lived during a time when abortion was not legal had their autonomy stripped away by five men and one woman bound by their antiquated political beliefs rather than by the Constitution.

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White Plains, NY — On Monday, the Westchester County Board of Legislators commemorated Caribbean-American Heritage Month with a virtual ceremony lauding the efforts of two Caribbean-American role models: Sheryl Crawford of Mount Vernon and Festus “Hit” Neufville of Yonkers.

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White Plains, NY — The Westchester County Board of Legislators is moving to protect renters in the face of the increasing dangers of flooding as a result of climate change.

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White Plains, NY — On Monday, the Board of Legislators voted to approve a law ensuring safe access to reproductive health care facilities. The measure passed by a 15-2 vote. Westchester County Executive George Latimer signed the act into law immediately after its approval by the Board.

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White Plains, NY -- No matter what the Supreme Court says, no decision is more fundamental to a woman's liberty than the decision to become a mother, and that includes the agonizing decision whether or not to carry a pregnancy to full term. It impacts every subsequent facet of a woman's life. It is a decision a woman has a fundamental right to make for herself.