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Post date: January 25 2016

Statement From A.G. Schneiderman On The Passage Of The Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act In The Assembly

NEW YORK—Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement today on the passage of the Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act in the State Assembly:

“Comprehensive, cost-free access to birth control is critical to ensuring all women have a right to choose whether or when to have a child– a cornerstone goal of the Affordable Care Act. A woman’s personal healthcare decisions should never be determined by her boss. New York has a long history of being of the forefront of the fight for women’s rights – a role that is especially important at a time when those rights are being attacked across the nation. I applaud the Assembly for building on our state’s legacy in passing the Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act, a bill sponsored by my office which will guarantee that all New Yorkers have access to their most effective method of birth control.”