Wednesday, October 13, 2010

New York City Set To Attack Pro-Life Clinics

This is an excellent example that shows those who say they are merely pro-choice are actually pro-abortion. If one opposes all restrictions on abortion and seeks to silence those offering an alternative to abortion, then one is a pro-abortion absolutist. The only alternative to an unplanned pregnancy that a pro-abortion absolutist wants a woman to have is an abortion. From Life News:
"The New York City Council is moving in the same direction as local officials in Baltimore, Maryland and Austin, Texas. Officials are considering a proposal that would target pregnancy centers that offer women information about abortion alternatives because abortion advocates don't like them.

Thousands of pregnancy centers provide practice help, information and support for pregnant women unlike anything abortion businesses offer.

Because of that, and their communicating to women accurate information on the risks and dangers associated with an abortion, pro-abortion groups like NARAL and Planned Parenthood have targeted them with new bids to put local ordinances in place making them post disclaimers that the information is reportedly not medically accurate.

Christine C. Quinn, the City Council speaker, and Councilwoman Jessica S. Lappin are upset by a slate of new subway ads promoting some of the centers run by EMC Frontline.

Their proposal, according to the New York Times, would make pregnancy centers include information in their ads saying they do not give out the morning after pill or make abortion referrals.

The bill, expected to be introduced today, would also require pregnancy centers to post the signs with the disclaimers at the entrance of their clinic and in patient waiting and exam rooms. The signs must also say whether or not a licensed medical professional is on staff, though that is frequently the case with most centers.

The New York City measure is a response to a "report" the state pro-abortion group NARAL issued claiming women are given inaccurate information -- defined by NARAL as information it doesn't agree with such as statistics on how abortion increases women's risk of breast cancer and mental health problems..."
This is why Christians should not support those who are advocates of abortion. For in doing so they are helping to shut down pro-life alternatives to abortion.