New York’s attorney general issued a harmful legal opinion this week that could lead to more abortions of viable, late-term unborn babies in the state.
A 1970 New York law prohibits late-term abortions after 24 weeks when unborn babies are viable outside the womb. However, state Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman believes there should be exceptions to the law, the New York Times reports.
In a new legal opinion, Schneiderman argued that the 1970 law conflicts with more recent Supreme Court decisions about abortion.
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