An Op-Ed From the Future
It’s 2040. We Need to Keep Abortion Legal in New York.
Thanks to a landmark ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade, abortion is now illegal everywhere except New York (and Hawaii). But a new bill threatens the legal status of abortions.
By Lucy Ferriss
Oct. 7, 2019
As the New York legislature convenes this week to begin debate on S9764, I would like to offer my thoughts as a gynecologist who still provides that rarest of services, abortion. Our legal status is under threat, as our lives have been for decades. More important, the legislators pressing for the passage of this bill are dishonest in their motives and willfully blind to the consequences of its probable passage.