New York’s Reproductive Health Act declares abortion a human right. This newfangled right will quickly conflict with freedom of religion for pro-life medical professionals and freedom of speech in pro-life pregnancy centers. NY’s right to abortion actually sets the stage to attack those that would protect babies and their mothers from abortion. It gets worse.
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Recently, Trisha moved to Rochester to escape a domestic abuse situation. Alone, without a job, money, or any local connections, Trisha discovered she was also pregnant. Without any insurance or means to pay for an abortion, she contacted CompassCare, grateful that she would be seen for free. Trisha’s nurse warmly greeted her and invited her
New York did not actually legalize late-term abortion via the Reproductive Health Act. Late-term abortion has always been legally available to women in NY based on the broadly defined category of the health of the mother. The material change is that the new law defined abortion as a human right. On that point there is
New York State is considering a measure targeting small non-profit pregnancy centers for investigation. The sponsors of the bill say that these organizations 1) “pressure women not to seek prenatal care or abortion services” and 2) “attract pregnant people by offering free services such as ultrasounds and counseling.” A responsible journalist might ask: Where are
Joanie found out she was pregnant and panicked. “I need to get an abortion, NOW,” she thought to herself as she searched for a local abortionist online. Joanie made an appointment with Freedom of Choice for the following week. Joanie forgot to write down the time of her abortion and needed to call to confirm.
Recently, the New York legislature passed the Reproductive Health Act, pitting abortion rights against freedom of religion. The board is set. The game is on. The law paves the way to force pro-life Christians to facilitate abortion against their deeply held religious beliefs. Depending on how the bill is interpreted, refusal to participate in
An extreme minority of people think that unrestricted abortion is a good idea. And yet, the New York legislature is expected to pass a bill in January, called the Reproductive Health Act, totally deregulating abortion. Imagine your 12 year old daughter wants an appendectomy and there’s a bill permitting nurses to perform appendectomies without
New York plans to pass the Abortion Expansion Bill in January. Governor Cuomo vowed to see it signed into law within the first 30 days of the 2019 session. Variations of this bill have been rejected for years by members of both parties. Why? Because it drastically lowers the medical standard of care for
Trisha fled to Rochester to escape a domestic abuse situation. Alone, without a job or any connections locally, Trisha discovered that she was pregnant. With no insurance or any means to pay for healthcare, she was delighted to learn that CompassCare’s services are free. Trisha’s nurse greeted her warmly and invited her into the exam
Abortion extremism means abortion for any reason, at any cost. Is the 2019 New York legislature comprised of abortion extremists? The Reproductive Health Act is promoted by both the Governor and Senate Majority heir apparent Andrea Stewart-Cousins. The bill blindly insists, “Abortion is one of the safest medical procedures performed in the United States.”