Every year, the State Legislature allocates $7.5 million in its budget for women’s health. And every year, Chris Christie uses his line-item veto to eradicate this much-needed support. According to Senator Loretta Weinberg, six women’s health clinics have already been forced to close due to lack of funding.
The senator was the keynote speaker at a rally this morning on the steps of the State House Annex. A brief interview and her remarks are in the video below.
It’s a sign of Christie’s character that he would not hesitate to spend $12.5 million on an unnecessary election just to ensure his name is at the top of the ballot, but consistently vetoes a lesser amount that would help tens of thousands of women.