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NYPD: Manhattan Woman Charged With Performing Self-Abortion

Yaribely Almonte, 20, is accused of wrapping the fetus of her unborn daughter in plastic and dumping it in a garbage bin outside of her West 191st Street apartment.

12/01/2011

UMDNJ

Nurses Say Lawsuit Hasn’t Halted Abortion Duties At UMDNJ

A dozen nurses who object to assisting abortion procedures on religious and ethical grounds say they’re still being compelled to help with the procedures despite having filed suit against New Jersey hospital where they work.

11/14/2011

UMDNJ

Nurses Against Abortion Suing N.J. Hospital Requiring They Assist In The Procedures

A dozen nurses in New Jersey have filed suit against the hospital where they work because the nurses don’t want to assist during abortions.

11/07/2011

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Opponents Push For Abstinence-Only Option In NYC Sex Ed Curriculum

Sex education is returning to New York City, but not everyone is happy with the curriculum.

09/26/2011

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NY Legislature Approves Bill Allowing Birth Certificates For Stillborn Children

The Certificate of Still Birth Bill was first introduced in New York in 2003, but failed to pass because opponents feared it would impinge on abortion rights. The language of the bill has since been rewritten to address those concerns.

06/29/2011

Then gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo is seen with NARAL Pro-Choice New York President Kelli Conlin (center) after he received the organization's endorsement. (credit: AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Ex-NARAL Pro-Choice New York Chief Kelli Conlin Admits Phony Expenses

The case will be closed without jail time or probation if Conlin pays $75,000 in restitution.

06/22/2011

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New Law Means Extra Scrutiny For Crisis Pregnancy Centers In NYC

The law’s chief sponsor, City Councilwoman Jessica Lapin, says the law demands truth in advertising.

03/17/2011

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie

Poll: 50 Percent Support Abortion Rights In N.J.

Gov. Chris Christie brought the issue to the forefront when he spoke at an anti-abortion rally in Trenton in January.

03/15/2011

Council Speaker Christine Quinn (credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

City Council OKs Bill Mandating Pregnancy-Center Disclosure

Advocates said the landmark legislation targeted deceptive practices in centers run by anti-abortion groups attempting to dissuade women from ending their pregnancies.

03/02/2011

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Rally Held To Protest House Measure On ‘Planned Parenthood’ Funding

The protest in Foley Square was in reaction to a House bill that would block federal aid for the organization.

02/26/2011

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stands on the Statehouse steps Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, in Trenton, N.J., as he addresses an anti-abortion rally. The rally was one of many around the country held by abortion opponents on the 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Gov. Chris Christie Speaks At Anti-Abortion Rally

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told anti-abortion activists gathered in the bitter cold Monday that they have an ally in him.

01/24/2011

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NJ Offers ‘Choose Life’ License Plates

New Jersey’s Motor Vehicles Commission has bowed out of a seven-year battle and has quietly begun offering license plates this month with the slogan “Choose Life.”

12/10/2010

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Abortion Foes Win A Round In Health Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) ―Abortion foes have won a round in the first test of how President Barack Obama’s health care law will be applied to the politically charged issue. Meanwhile, traditional allies of the administration are […]

07/28/2010

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