Victory for Life: Stay Granted in Crisis Pregnancy Center Case By CeCe Heil Editor’s note. CeCe Heil is Senior Counsel for the American Center for Life and Justice [ACLJ]. This appeared today at aclj.org. The ACLJ represents two non-profit organizations that operate numerous pro-life crisis pregnancy centers in New York City in a lawsuit challenging …Continue reading "Victory for Life: Stay Granted in Crisis Pregnancy Center Case"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Yesterday we talked about the good news that in 2012 the number of abortions had decreased in New York City to 73,815. The abortion ratio–the percentage of pregnancies ending in an abortion—also dropped. We’re doing a follow up post, based on additional analysis and comments from the Chiaroscuro Foundation …Continue reading "More about New York City’s declining number of abortions and abortion rate"
By Dave Andrusko A year ago, NRL News Today posted a story that began, “Discernible progress is being made in New York City on the ratio of abortions to live births just released 2011 City data shows.” “While the city remained the abortion capital of America in 2011, with abortion ratios almost twice the …Continue reading "Number of abortions and abortion rate drops in New York City, nation’s “Abortion Capital”"
Editor’s note. The following was distributed today by the Chiaroscuro Foundation Bill de Blasio won last week’s mayoral election and has cut out our work for us. He promises to: 1. Regulate crisis pregnancy centers by appealing a court decision and crafting new legislation. Crisis pregnancy centers are not called clinics for a reason. Women …Continue reading "The radical pro-abortion agenda of New York City’s new mayor"
By Dave Andrusko The Medical Examiner’s Office is performing an autopsy on a baby discovered Thursday afternoon in a teenager’s shopping bag after security personnel at a Victoria’s Secret in New York City’s Herald Square stopped two teenage girls suspected of shoplifting. There are conflicting reports whether the baby was six months old or near-term. …Continue reading "Autopsy being performed on dead baby found in teenager’s shopping bag at Victoria Secret"
By Dave Andrusko The Chiaroscuro Foundation Tuesday contributed once again to its yeoman work showing how prevalent abortion is in New York City. The Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that supports alternatives to abortion, released a detailed breakdown of abortions by zip code, based on ten years worth of detailed data provided by the New York …Continue reading "Chiaroscuro Foundation Releases Data Showing Breakdown of Abortion by zip code in New York City"
Editor’s note. The following release was sent out today by the Chiaroscuro Foundation. New York– New detailed data on New York City’s staggering 41% abortion ratio–almost twice the national average–show that the zip code with the highest abortion ratio in the city, 67%, is in Manhattan’s Chelsea-Clinton neighborhood. The data were made available today by …Continue reading "Chiaroscuro Foundation Breaks Down New York Abortion Ratio by Zip Code, Urges New Yorkers toJoin Local Efforts to Reduce Rate"
By Dave Andrusko You would think with ten days to mull it over, the editorial page of the New York Times could up with something better than the lame criticism it offered yesterday bashing a decision in which a federal judge tartly criticized the New York City Council for an outrageous abridgement of First Amendment …Continue reading "The Right and the Wrong “Choice”"
By Dave Andrusko Because there is so much happening each and every day, I want to make sure that the very important legal victory won yesterday by pregnancy help centers in New York City does not get lost in the shuffle. If you had a chance to read “Federal Judge Issues Injunction against NY City …Continue reading "Federal Judge Issues Injunction against New York City Speech-Squelching Ordinance: Part Two"