New York | Abortion proponents celebrate new law, but a Catholic church tolls its bells in mourning
by Emily Belz
Posted 1/23/19, 03:29 pm
New York, with a newly empowered Democratic legislature, legalized late-term abortion on Tuesday and removed criminal penalties for botched abortions or other violence that leads to an in utero baby’s death. The sweeping law would remove the state’s ability to prosecute a Kermit Gosnell–type offender or a person who kills a child in utero through domestic abuse, for example.