By Dana Sanchez
Non-Hispanic Black women account for the greatest share of all U.S. abortions — 38 percent — despite the fact that Black people represent 13 percent of the population, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
New York City’s Bureau of Vital Statistics reported almost as many Black abortions as live births in 2017 — the most recent year for which there was data — according to a July 2020 opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg caused a stir in 2009 when she talked about abortion, eugenics and Roe v. Wade.
The landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe V. Wade ruled that the Constitution protects a pregnant woman’s freedom to choose to have an abortion without excessive government restriction.
In 1992, Ron Weddington, co-counsel in the Roe vs. Wade case, wrote a letter to President-elect Clinton, begging him to rush RU-486 — a.k.a. “the abortion pill” — to market as quickly as possible. “(Y)ou can start Click here to read entire article