Protect the unborn

Protect the unborn

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Georgiana Egan started this petition to GOVERNOR CUOMO and

This past January marked the forty-sixth anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court Case responsible for the legalization of abortion. The outrageous number of abortions performed each year reflects how our society fails to recognize each person's value, whether they are out of the womb or not.

The overwhelming push to keep abortion legal is frightening. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), in 2016, approximately 892,000 abortions were performed in the United States alone. In 2017, that number dropped to 879,000. Though the slight decrease can be seen as a step in the right direction, the statistics are nevertheless alarming. 

In New York, the Reproductive Health Act was recently passed, legalizing abortion in the state past twenty-four weeks. By then, the fetus is the size of an ear of corn; his senses have developed, his bones have started forming, his heart has started beating, and he has begun kicking. Governor Cuomo, a self-proclaimed champion for women's rights, dubbed the recent law a victory for the state. These statements, however, do not reflect the teaching of the Roman Catholic Church, the institution he claims to be a part of.

Governor Cuomo must stand up for the unborn; protect those who can not protect themselves. We urge the people of New York to push for legislation that would outlaw abortion. 

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