Constance Cook

Constance Cook

(not to be confused with Constance A. Cook, modern sinologist)

Constance E. Cook (August 17, 1919 – January 20, 2009) was an American Republican Party politician who served in the New York State Assembly, where she co-authored a bill signed into law that legalized abortion in New York three years before the Roe v. Wade decision by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1973 legalized the practice nationwide.

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... Constance Cook died at age 89 at her home in Ithaca, New York ... Her husband, Alfred, had died in 1998 ...

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