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Published by Halston Media, 2022-07-05 14:31:26

Mahopac News 07.07.2022

VOL. NO. Visit for the latest news. THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2022

Readers overwhelmingly say ‘No’ on Supreme Court decisions

Majority of those surveyed oppose abortion and NY gun rulings

BY BRETT FREEMAN nine readers, or 77.71%, opposed can nd the survey by visiting control over a woman’s body!! trum dominate the agenda, with
PUBLISHER the court’s decision. Two readers; TAPin- Very sad times for America. the majority of more moderate
said “none of the above.”; TAPintoNorthSa- Americans, both Democrats and
Halston Media reached out to;; -Bairbre Ni Raghailligh Republicans, largely ignored. is
the readers of our website,TAPin- In the NYS Ri e & Pistol or (KLT stands Katonah/Lewisboro does not bode well for the future, asking them their thoughts Association case, 45 readers, or for Katonah/Lewisboro Times). of our republic as these attacks on
about two bombshell U.S. Su- 27.44%, said they supported the Yes. It’s long overdue. Courts individual choice and decision-
preme Court cases that were de- court’s decision. One hundred Here are some of the responses should not impose their will on making are terrifying. Consider
cided a couple of weeks ago. twelve readers, or 68.29%, said from our readers: matters that ought properly be what’s next? And after that?
they opposed the court’s decision. the province of the people (ex-
On June 24,in Dobbs v.Jackson Seven readers, or 4.27%, said Do you support pressed through their elected -Mark Reid
Women’s Health Organization, “none of the above.” the Supreme Court representatives). Carmel/Mahopac
the Supreme Court overturned
the 1973 landmark abortion case, Of the 166 respondents, 16, or decision, which -Davis Stowell Yes. e initial ruling was un-
Roe v. Wade, which held that the 9.64%,are North Salem residents; overturned Roe v. Somers constitutional and denied the
Constitution contained a right to nine respondents, or 5.42%, were people the right to decide. State
abortion, which applied through- from Katonah/Lewisboro; 19 Wade? No. A woman’s right to what rights were violated.
out the United States. In the 5-4 respondents, or 11.45%, were she does with her own body is
decision, the majority justices from Carmel/Mahopac; 51 re- No. I feel that it’s wrong on so nobody’s business, especially the -Ann Fanizzi
said that abortion regulations can spondents, or 30.72%, were from many levels. It’s a woman’s body, state or the church, which are be- Carmel/Southeast
be decided by each state. Somers; and 59 respondents, or therefore it should be her choice! coming more and more increas-
35.54%, were from Yorktown. I see as woman’s right to heath- ingly intertwined. No. If abortions are illegal, they
In New York State Ri e & Pis- Two respondents were from the care - not murder. If a woman will still take place, only in unsafe
tol Association Inc. v. Bruen, the Mt. Kisco/Bedford/Pound Ridge is raped, incest issue, baby poses -Alan Cramer conditions. I am genuinely con-
Supreme Court overturned New area and 10 respondents were harm to mother’s health, among Yorktown cerned for women in states that
York’s requirement that residents from outside our coverage area. other issues, what’s the problem. will ban abortions. It is a very sad
must show proper cause in order It’s a private issue and should re- No. While I understand the day, the court decides that a fetus
to obtain a licence to carry a con- e vast majority of the re- main as one. Today is a sad day “logic” applied is that each state is more important than the wom-
cealed rearm. In its 6-3 decision, spondents either supported both for women in the USA! If the should determine the legality of an who carries and brings [the fe-
the court determined that New of the court’s decisions in the Supreme Court can rule like this, abortion, what I fail to under- tus/child] up. It is all backwards.
York’s regulation violated the 14th survey or opposed both decisions. what else can we expect down the stand is how the government
Amendment preventing law- Very few of the respondents sup- road. Not good!!!! (judicial and legislative branches) -Rahel Abrams
abiding citizens from exercising ported one decision and opposed can ignore the well-being of its North Salem
their Second Amendment rights. the other. -Rita Faulkner citizens. e Constitution was
North Salem created at a time where fever- Yes. e court did what they
e survey was conducted Comments were only pub- ish debate was underpinned by a had to do. ey are upholding
through Survey Monkey. ere lished if people gave both their No. States don’t have the right spirit of cooperation between po- the law. Anyone that passed
were 166 respondents. to regulate guns, but the have litical rivals with small groups of the required high school level
rst and last names. the power to regulate a woman’s vocal extremists, but largely dis- government class should really
irty- ve readers, or 21.08%, Halston Media will keep the uterus? is is about power and counted. Today, extreme views on
said they supported the Dobbs survey open through July 14 both ends of the political spec- SEE SURVEY PAGE 2
decision; one hundred twenty and will publish the nal results.
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SURVEY control their own bodies. of choice. Do you support the No. ere are already too many
-Michael Schwarzchild -Carol Grottolo Roach Supreme Court’s guns in these United States.
FROM PAGE 1 Somers Yorktown decision that said
Americans have a inking about a crowded sub-
understand this! It’s also very sad Yes. I’m opposed to murder! No. Disgusting power play by right to carry guns way car with concealed weapons is
that companies are o ering to -Geri Schwalb a few religious idealogues to in- in public for self problematic.
pay for their employees to travel Yorktown stantly turn women into second
and have abortions. Where is class citizens by obliterating hard defense? Herb Oringel
the support for workers with I am just so outraged we are won rights. Somers
children? going back 50 years! What I am Yes. I believe in the Second
feeling can’t be published ha ha. -Carla Lichty Amendment. Restrictive gun We need more gun control, not
-Stacie Gelhaus Yorktown control laws (such as New York’s less.
Carmel/Mahopac -Beth Roche that was the subject of the ruling)
Carmel/Mahopac No. It’s a complete repudiation keep guns out of the hands of -Brenda Tillerman
Yes. It should have never fall- of the right to privacy that has law-abiding people. Katonah/Lewisboro
en under Federal jurisdiction to No. It is an intrusion into repeatedly been found to exist in
begin with. e Supreme Court women’s and family rights. Two the Constitution. In doing so, it -Davis Stowell ere are too many gun carriers
righted a wrong. of the justices are liars. [ Justice deprives women of the right to Somers and gun owners.
Clarence] omas has no respect bodily autonomy.
-Eric Rivera for women as evidenced in his Yes. I am a lifetime, card carry- -Ann Fanizzi
Yorktown con rmation hearings. -Jonathan Harwood ing member of the NRA. I joined Carmel/Southeast
Somers decades ago when the agenda was
No. It sets a new precedent to -Gordon Sears very di erent. I believe in strong, Yes. e world has become too
undermine what have long been Somers No. It is a woman’s right to common sense gun laws - sig- dangerous not to.
considered individual rights. choose abortion if she pleases. It ni cant background checks with
No. Government should not is her body, so her decision. Many waiting periods, proper training, -Geri Schwalb
-Melvyn Tanzman be able to take away a woman’s women are going to die because mental health checks, restric- Yorktown
Yorktown reproductive rights. of this decision. I am very con- tions on certain types of weapons
cerned. and magazines, etc. As long as No. We need fewer guns out
Yes. Abortion is a combina- -Josh Davies we are a large, diverse, and free there, not more!
tion of murder, child abuse and Yorktown -Kendal Morello country, there will be those who
denying a persons right to life. Somers abuse rights and privileges. is -Janice Bilik
No. is is tyranny. e Su- does not mean the vast majority Carmel/Mahopac
-Ed Byrnes preme Court has been reduced to No. It’s an abomination. should be restricted, or worse yet,
Somers political hacks in black robes. -Pete Meisel victimized by others. No. e answer to gun violence
Somers is less guns on the street, not more.
No. Women have the right -Dwight Arthur -Mark Reid
to choose what happens to and Carmel/Mahopac No. It is a woman’s right to Carmel/Mahopac -Michael Schwarzchild
within their bodies, NOT con- choose, not law! Somers
servative judges. No. It is taking our country
backward as it is a woman’s right -Carol Roach So f$#&d up-I am anti-guns
-Janice Bilik to take care of her own body. Pol- Yorktown period.
Carmel/Mahopac itics have no place in the freedom
-Beth Roche
No. Women have the right to Carmel/Mahopac


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