Senate Democratic Leader
Saying that women's rights are under threat with
She hit Molinaro for being anti-abortion rights. And said as an assemblyman, he voted five times against a bill to require equal pay for women and wanted to keep in place the practice of shackling pregnant female inmates during labor.
"Imagine that--he thinks women giving birth need to be shackled," Stewart-Cousins wrote. "His record is appalling."
She also knocked him for not taking a position on whether Kavanaugh should be confirmed. Molinaro said last week that both Kavanaugh and his accuser,
The letter asks Molinaro a series of questions, including whether he believes the women who have accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault, why he voted against equal pay for women, and whether he would codify Roe v. Wade under
The Molinaro campaign had no comment on Stewart-Cousins' letter.
But Republican consultant
"This from the woman who stood by @ShellyBMayer when she failed to help two victims of sexual harassment in
Lawler questioned whether Stewart-Cousins "believes the victims who came forward to share their story."
Stewart-Cousins attack on Molinaro is similar to one delivered earlier in the day by
Stewart-Cousins and the
Her letter also comes as Cuomo has begun holding rallies and raising money for various Senate Democratic candidates.
Stewart-Cousins would become the first woman
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