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More black babies killed by abortion than born in New York City

In 2012, there were more black babies killed by abortion (31,328) in New York City than were born there (24,758), and the black children killed comprised 42.4% of the total number of abortions in the Big Apple, according to a report by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

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6 Comments to “More black babies killed by abortion than born in New York City”

    MyTakeOnIt said:
    February 22, 2014 at 1:19 AM

    Avoid the bias, Howard. Instead of saying "kiled" and "killed", you should use the more neutral word, "aborted".

      Joe said:
      February 22, 2014 at 6:33 AM

      Apparently you have a job with The Department of Euphemisms. If abortion doesn't kill the fetus, what does it do? Taking that statistic nationally, you will find that 70% of abortions are performed on non-white indigent women.

    MyTakeOnIt said:
    February 22, 2014 at 1:46 AM

    There should be consideration that people close to NYC may not have abortion clinics to go to in their smaller communities whereas hospitals or other birthplaces are more available so these people may go into NYC for an abortion. Availability and location may skew statistics.

    Joe said:
    February 24, 2014 at 12:29 AM

    Mr Sheppard, I'm sending you my medical bill for a lung transplant. I had to receive one after I read this pathetic excuse of a news article. It is hilarious how you don't even try to write something impartial or respectable. I expect a response post haste.

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