New York Senate Republicans http://wamc.org en NY Assembly OKs Women's Rights, Abortion Bill http://wamc.org/post/ny-assembly-oks-womens-rights-abortion-bill <p>New York's Democrat-led Assembly has approved bills including an abortion rights provision that has roiled Albany.</p><p>But Senate Republicans refused to allow the abortion measure to the floor in that chamber.</p><p>The Senate plans to adopt the nine other women's rights initiatives in the 10-point package pushed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.</p><p>The nine items combat discrimination against women in the workplace and strengthen human trafficking laws.</p><p>Those could be sent back to the Assembly today after Senate passage and voted into law.</p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 12:22:43 +0000 Jaired Crofut 67569 at http://wamc.org NY Assembly OKs Women's Rights, Abortion Bill