Pro-abortion NYC getting worried?

Monday, October 29, 2012
 | 
Charlie Butts (OneNewsNow.com)

A New York City official is making a move to show support for abortion clinics.

Christine Quinn (D), speaker of the city's council and a candidate for mayor, has announced that as of Thursday, NYC will recruit and train volunteer escorts to accompany pregnant women past pro-life counselors into abortion facilities.

Slattery, Chris (EMC)Chris Slattery heads Expectant Mother Care (EMC), a group of pro-life-pregnancy centers. He says Quinn's effort is a political ploy leading up to the election that will stack the government against pro-lifers.

"Police, when they know that the government leaders are organizing these things, they're then intimidated to favor the government project over us because they don't want to get in trouble with the mayor's office and City Hall," Slattery explains.

"They'll be forced to take sides with the government because they're part of the government."

He believes Quinn's action may be a reaction to pro-life success.

"We had an abortion clinic close a few weeks ago in Brooklyn, where there'd been a constant presence of pro-lifers praying in vigil for 22 years. And then [officials] get alarmed," the EMC president notes.

The New York City Council also passed an ordinance requiring pro-life pregnancy centers to post signs declaring they do not provide abortions or contraception. That has been successfully blocked so far in a lawsuit filed by the crisis pregnancy centers.

Consider Supporting Us?

The staff at Onenewsnow.com strives daily to bring you news from a biblical perspective. If you benefit from this platform and want others to know about it please consider a generous gift today.

MAKE A DONATION

Comments

We moderate all reader comments, usually within 24 hours of posting (longer on weekends). Please limit your comment to 300 words or less and ensure it addresses the article - NOT another reader's comments. Comments that contain a link (URL), an inordinate number of words in ALL CAPS, rude remarks directed at other readers, or profanity/vulgarity will not be approved. More details

SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWSBRIEF

SUBSCRIBE

VOTE IN OUR POLL

Grade the mainstream media on its treatment of the events that took place in Charlottesville, VA

CAST YOUR VOTE

GET PUSH NOTIFICATIONS

SUBSCRIBE

LATEST AP HEADLINES

  No bond for Florida cop killer suspect
  Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go dark
100 gas tanks: Extremists in Spain planned massive attack
Police say 39 people detained over neo-Nazi march in Berlin
Iraq launches operation to take back IS-held town near Mosul

LATEST FROM THE WEB

NKorea warns of 'merciless strike' ahead of US-SKorea drills
Gohmert: During the campaign, Paul Ryan told us to 'keep President Hillary Clinton accountable'
3 vans linked to Barcelona terror attack suspect located, Spanish police say
Liberal lawyer says left's Russia-Trump obsession is like Stalin and KGB
Boston strong? Antifa thugs assault flag-waving woman

CARTOON OF THE DAY

Cartoon of the Day

REASON & COMPANY

NEXT STORY
Research: Assisted suicide increases other suicides

The Charlotte Lozier Institute, the research arm of the Susan B. Anthony List, has released a report on research on assisted suicide. That information comes in advance of a Massachusetts vote on the issue next Tuesday.