Wednesday, January 18, 2006

New York City Abortion Capitol Of The Country

According to the New York Daily News, in which they quote the new Vital Statistics report on abortion, New York holds the record for abortions.

According to the records, there were 91,700 induced abortions in New York City in 2004. For every 100 live births, there were 74 abortions. There were
124,100 live births, 11,700 spontaneous abortions. Women coming in from out of town for abortions increased from 57% to 70% in 2004.

The organization's Margaret Sanger Center in Manhattan is the largest abortion provider in New York, with 11,000 abortions performed a year.
Abortion rights advocates feel, if Judge Alito is confirmed to the bench, New York City will see an influx of women coming for abortions. They feel he will try and get Roe Vs. Wade overturned.

The Center for Reproductive Rights, an abortion-rights advocacy group, estimates that if Roe vs. Wade were overturned, abortions would likely be banned in 21 states, with the procedure at "medium risk" of being prohibited in another nine states.

Linked at Conservative Cat
Thanks to Cao's Blog - Mid-Week OTB

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