'Evil' or 'groundbreaking'?: A look at NY's new abortion law
Daniel Otis, CTVNews.ca Writer
Published Tuesday, January 29, 2019
New York State has enacted new legislation meant to protect abortion rights against any rollbacks from the U.S. Supreme Court or the Trump administration -- and critics are fuming.
“New York abortion law allows for barbaric butchering of the innocent,” a headline in a Jan. 27 opinion piece in The Washington Times read. “New York’s new abortion law is evil codified,” opined an Associated Press columnist today.
New York abortion law: Why are so many people talking about it?
By George Pierpoint BBC News, Washington
28 January 2019
On the 46th anniversary of the landmark US ruling that made abortion legal, New York state signed into law a new abortion rights bill. Why is it so controversial?
The Reproductive Health Act (RHA) has been seen by some as a necessary move to safeguard abortion rights should the Supreme Court overturn the ruling, known as Roe v Wade.