Cuomo rallies in Farmingdale for women's rights

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FARMINGDALE -

Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on state lawmakers Wednesday to protect women's rights.

The governor made his call at a rally in Farmingdale.

Cuomo was joined by supporters as he asked New York lawmakers to reconvene and pass a measure protecting a woman's right to choose.

He says the Republican-controlled Senate has dragged its feet on the issue.

"They won't allow a vote. Why? Because they don't want people to be counted on the issue" says Cuomo. 

Cuomo also signed a measure Wednesday guaranteeing a woman's right to emergency contraception in New York.

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