For how long in a pregnancy should abortion be legal?
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo wants to expand access to abortion in New York, calling for additional protections that would make late term abortions legal to save the life of the mother. While the governor has yet to release the details, he supports removing criminal penalties for abortion that remain on the books, instead the procedure would be regulated by health law. This action would guarantee the right to an abortion in New York, even if Roe v. Wade were overturned by the Supreme Court. Is New York setting an example for the nation or pushing boundaries too far? Should there be limits on when a fetus can be aborted?
Will LIPA’s future repeat it’s past? What can we expect 15 years from now?
A new plan to fix the Long Island Power Authority can make ratepayers feel like they’ve stepped into a time machine. Is the proposal by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo deja vu all over again? Or has he finally found a fix for the problem that have bedeviled the delivery of electricity here for decades?
Newsday’s editorial board supports new tests. Do you?
Students in grades 3-8 will take new, more rigorous standardized tests this week. We think the new tests, which are based on the Common Core Curriculum, are a fair way to assess students — and will lead to higher individuals achievement and better schools. Do you agree?