NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Planned Parenthood celebrated its 100th anniversary in the rotunda of City Hall on Sunday.
First lady Chirlane McCray presented a proclamation for Planned Parenthood’s anniversary.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 4/17 Saturday Morning Forecast
1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria reports it sounded very much like a political rally with Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., promising the group won’t be discriminated if Democrats win the majority of the Senate on Election Day.READ MORE: 18-Year-Old Saadiq Teague Arrested After Being Spotted With AK-47 At Times Square Subway Station
“We will make it clear that on our watch Planned Parenthood will not be attacked, discriminated, or used as a political hostage and we will make it crystal clear that under no circumstance will it ever, ever be defunded,” Schumer said.
New York City’s Planned Parenthood says it serves 64,000 people every year.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccine In New York: Walk-In Appointments Offered To All New Yorkers Over 50 At City-Run Sites
Planned Parenthood’s mission is to provide affordable and judgment-free health care for all.