Roe v. Wade
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A terrible tide

Abortion | New York’s far-reaching pro-abortion law represents a dangerous trend
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 1/28/19, 04:24 pm

Pro-lifers grieved last week when New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law stripping unborn babies in the state of all legal rights and erasing previous protections for mothers. New York wasn’t the first state to legalize abortion through all nine months of pregnancy, and it likely won’t be the last.

The state previously protected babies from abortion after 24 weeks of gestation. The new law allows an abortion at any time during a pregnancy if it “is necessary to protect the patient’s life or health.” (The word “patient” refers to the mother.)

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New York law weakens protections for the unborn

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 1/23/19, 01:02 pm

New York state weakened protections for unborn babies on Tuesday, codifying in state law the provisions granted by the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision in 1973 that legalized abortion.

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Lost by choice

Roe v. Wade | Despite a history of concerns about population growth, Israel has some of the most permissive abortion laws in the world
by Charissa Crotts
Posted 1/03/19, 04:18 pm

If the Holocaust had not happened in the mid-20th century, scholars estimate 26 to 32 million Jews would be alive worldwide today.

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