Saturday, January 24, 2009

fellow new yorker passes

constance cook

"Constance E. Cook, a former New York State assemblywoman who was co-author of the law that legalized abortion in the state three years before the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Roe v. Wade, died Tuesday at her home in Ithaca, N.Y. She was 89."

1 comment:

WeezieLou said...

i read about her passing. a great woman, never got the recognition she deserved - obama reversed the Bush Mis-Legacy of restricting money for abortions either today or yesterday. i wonder if she knew.knows abt it?