Press Stories Documenting Lois' Advocacy

  • “Woman Top Cop in Mexico Offers Wall Street Model” Interviewed by Susan Antilla of Bloomberg News November 1, 2010.
  • “Lois Shapiro Canter: Her vision is better than 20/20 when it comes to seeing needs of women and girls WorldWide” Saratoga Living Magazine  –  Summer 2003.
  • “Feminists expressing mixed feelings on Dole” Sunday Gazette – January 10, 1999.
  • “Stalking vs. Clinic Access” Associated Press Writer Joel Stashenko   – January 26, 1999.
  • “Bill targets drug-taking mothers” Rochester Democrat & Chronicle  – March 14, 1999.
  • “Abortion rights advocates stage rally” Sunday Freeman Kingston – New York, April 18, 1999.
  • “Buffalo again the focus of abortion debate” Albany Times Union – April 18, 1999.
  • “The message to women from our state’s top Republicans is clear: Sit down and shut up!” Buffalo News – April 18, 1998.
  • “Abortion-rights rally begins week of protests” Rochester Democrat & Chronicle – April 18, 1999.
  • “Silver backs bill to limit late-term abortions” Albany Times Union – May 4, 1999.
  • “Pataki’s child support plan draws criticism” Post Star – March 2, 1998.
  • “Vacco faulted on his rights enforcement” Rochester Democrat & Chronicle – May 19, 1998.
  • “Suit targets human rights division’s new rules” Associated Press, Donna Liquori  –  June 15, 1998.
  • “Lawsuit attacks agency over case backlog” Albany Times Union – June 15, 1998.
  • “NOW challenges Division of Human Right’s new rules” Rochester Democrat & Chronicle  – June 15, 1998.
  • “No settlement in Smith Barney sex-harass suit” New York Post – June 25, 1998.
  • “Attorney general candidate gains NOW endorsement” Albany Times Union – September 9, 1998.
  • “McCaughey Ross is Both Smart and Flaky” Newsday – September, 1998.
  • “Slepian slaying inflames abortion politics on campaign trail,” The Buffalo News – October 30, 1998.
  • “Hundreds at rally assail violence, pro-lifers” The Buffalo News  –  November 1, 1998.
  • “Justice urged to probe slaying of Dr. Slepian” Rochester Democrat & Chronicle – November 1, 1998.
  • “NOW opposes merger: Hospitals, women’s choice issues at conference,” The Times Herald Record – Middleton, NY  –  November 7, 1997.
  • “NOW to target hospitals’ affiliation,” Poughkeepsie Journal Mid-Hudson   –  November 7, 1997.
  • “NOW to assist opposition to hospital merger,” Daily Freeman  –  Kingston, November 7, 1997.
  • “State Senate approves bill to ban late-term abortions,” Troy Record – March, 1997.
  • “Laws help shield pregnant workers,” Albany Times Union   –  May, 1997.
  • “Does Massarelli defection spell trouble to GOP?” Legislative Gazette  –  May 19, 1997.
  • “Suddenly, women’s issues take center stage at the state Capitol: NOW leader: Parties seeking support as elections draw near,” Schenectady Daily Gazette – May 22, 1997.
  • “Merits of joint custody hotly argued at hearing,” Albany Times Union – May, 1997.
  • “Father’s rights groups push for joint custody bill” Gazette Reporter – May, 1997.
  • “Women gather for meeting on economy” Saratogian  –  May, 1997.
  • “GOP losing points with women,” Associated Press – Shannon McCaffrey – May, 1997.
  • “Abortion and angry words,” Times Herald Record – November 9, 1997.
  • “ NOW convention draws foes” Poughkeepsie Journal Mid-Hudson – November 9, 1997.
  • “Opponents face off at NOW conference,” Poughkeepsie Journal Mid-Hudson  –  November 9, 1997.
  • “NOW critical of Silver: State chapter alleges abortion issue ‘games’,” Associated Press – Marc Humbert, December, 1996.
  • “Close vote worries abortion rights advocate,” Troy Record – December, 1996..
  • “Legislators squirm over abortion vote,” Troy Record – December, 1996
  • “Specialists Trying to Unravel the Mystery of Miscarriage”-  February, 2005
  • “Who should sit down and shut up?” Gannett Suburban Newspapers – April 10, 1998
  • “Judge ends practice of dismissing complaints without investigations”  Gannett News – April 7, 1998
  • “State human rights agency criticized”  Albany Times Union  – April 5, 1998
  • “NOW-NYS Opposes State Constitutional Convention”  Summer, 1997
  • “Convention Would Threaten Reproductive Rights”  Newsday –  October 28, 1997
  • “NOW event draws abortion strife,” Schenectady Gazette –  November 9, 1997
  • “Kelly Flinn chalks up another victim” New York Post, 6/18/97