NEW YORK — Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York expressed “great disappointment” in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement to move forward with the state’s proposed Reproductive Health Act.
In his third annual State of the State address on Jan. 9, the democratic governor said that, among other reforms, he intends to strengthen local abortion laws by enacting the measure.
In response, Cardinal Dolan said the move would ultimately increase New York’s “scandalous” abortion rate.
“I am hard-pressed to think of a piece of legislation that is less needed or more harmful than this one,” Cardinal Dolan wrote in a Jan. 9 letter to Gov. Cuomo, who is Catholic.
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