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41% of NYC pregnancies end in abortion

Jennifer Matarese
WABC [1]
Friday, January 7, 2011

NEW YORK (WABC) — New and eye-opening statistics about the rate of abortions in New York City have been released by the Health Department.

It raises questions about the effectiveness of current birth control education. 41% of all New York City pregnancies end in abortion. The rate for minorities is even higher. Both sides say the high abortion percentage is a crisis.

“If 41% of New York babies are aborted, with the percentage even higher in the Bronx and among our African-American babies in the world, it is downright chilling,” New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan said.

Specifically non-Hispanic Black’s have a 59.8% abortion rate.

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