New NY Legislation Allows for Abortion Until Birth

On the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Reproductive Health Act into law, making it legal to abort babies until birth in the Empire State.

The new law also allows non-doctors to perform abortions, erases the state’s recognition of preborn babies older than 24 weeks as potential homicide victims, and removes abortion from the penal code entirely.

Gov. Cuomo, after receiving a standing ovation from those in the room, stated, “The most aggressive women’s equality platform in the nation is going to be in law in this state. And that’s the way it should be.”

The choice of the word “aggressive” should make those of us who are pro-life cringe. Live Action leader Lila Rose said it well: “This is no different than infanticide.”

Gov. Cuomo later ordered the One World Trade Center spire to be lit up in pink overnight to mark the enshrining of the “fundamental right” to abortion in New York state law. How ironic that this same building holds a memorial to eleven unborn children who were victims of the 9/11 terrorist attack.

“It’s unconscionable,” said Nashville-area resident and board-certified OB/GYN Dr. Omar Hamada about New York’s abortion law when interviewed by FOX News. “It does go against what we do as physicians in terms of saving lives and comforting patients.” Hamada also explained that while liberals try to justify third-trimester abortions, late-term abortions are never necessary to save the life of the mother.

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