STENDER: ‘WOMEN’S EQUALTY DAY EVERYWHERE BUT NEW JERSEY’

Assemblywoman Linda Stender had the following published Friday in The Times of Trenton:

“As we celebrate national Women’s Equality Day this week, it is tragically ironic that Gov. Christie has relegated women’s health to back-burner status in New Jersey.

“With the stroke of his pen, the governor has defied the will of the Legislature in a shortsighted act that saw the veto of $7.5 million for vital health services for uninsured and underinsured women, as well as men and children. The governor has shown that, because of his ideology, he is willing to deny women birth control and watch as abortions actually increase…”


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