WAMC New York News
1:51 pm
Tue July 12, 2005

NYS Bishops To Pataki: Veto EC Bill

Albany, NY – New York State's bishops have written to Governor Pataki, urging him to veto a bill that would allow nurses and pharmacists to dispense emergency contraception with a so-called blanket prescription. The bill has not yet hit the governor's desk. Meanwhile, pro-choice groups are urging those who support the bill to phone the governor's office, urging him to sign the bill. WAMC's Allison Dunne has more.