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Testimony & Comment
In August and September 2022, the Town of North Hempstead Council considered whether to repeal a section of the Town Code established in 1971. Adopted in response to NYS legalizing abortion, the code restricted where termination procedures to hospitals and hospital-supervised facilities, establishing both civil and criminal consequences for violators.  On September 1, the Council...
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On September 8, Regina Goutevenier, President of our PWM League testified on behalf of Nassau County League. She noted that at the August 31 hearing, Commissioner Mejias explained: “the maps … proposed by both delegations are to be made public by 5pm on November 10th and then sent to the legislature 3.5 hours later.  …...
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Update: After two public hearings and accepting comments (with mention of the PWM & GN Leagues’ Letter), the Town Council voted unanimously to repeal the 1971 code.
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