Judge Strikes Down HHS Rule Protecting Healthcare Professionals Who Decline to Perform Abortions

Judge Strikes Down HHS Rule Protecting Healthcare Professionals Who Decline to Perform Abortions

MANHATTAN — A federal judge nominated to the bench by then-President Barack Obama has struck down a rule recently issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that sought to protect the conscience rights of medical professionals and others who have objections to abortion or physician-assisted suicide. Judge Paul Engelmayer of the Southern District […]

NY Governor Cuomo Signs Bill Prohibiting Churches, Nonprofits From Endorsing, Opposing Political Candidates

NY Governor Cuomo Signs Bill Prohibiting Churches, Nonprofits From Endorsing, Opposing Political Candidates

ALBANY, N.Y. — The Democratic governor of New York has signed a bill that codifies into state law already-existing federal rules prohibiting churches and nonprofit organizations from endorsing or opposing political candidates. Senate Bill 4347 states that “any corporation, association, trust, or community chest, fund, foundation, or limited liability company, organized and operated exclusively for religious, […]

NYC Council Members Host Drag Queen Story Hour to Celebrate Funding Increase for City Libraries

NYC Council Members Host Drag Queen Story Hour to Celebrate Funding Increase for City Libraries

NEW YORK — Two city council members in New York City who openly identify as homosexual recently hosted a Drag Queen Story Hour at a public library to celebrate a funding increase for the city’s libraries, which includes 25K allotted for drag queen reading programs. Jimmy Van Bramer and Daniel Dromm, D-Queens, presented local drag […]

‘Papaya Workshop’ Held in NYC Demonstrates Abortion on Fruit to ‘Destigmatize’ Murderous Procedure

‘Papaya Workshop’ Held in NYC Demonstrates Abortion on Fruit to ‘Destigmatize’ Murderous Procedure

NEW YORK  — An article published Wednesday in VICE outlines a reporter’s participation in a “Papaya workshop” at a New York bookstore in which an abortionist had attendees perform an “abortion” on a papaya to educate the public and “destigmatize” first-trimester procedural abortions. An estimated 12 people attended Monday’s workshop at Verso Books in Brooklyn, which […]

Oreo Partners With ‘Transgender’ Group to Give Away ‘Pronoun Pack’ Cookies at NYC Pride Event

Oreo Partners With ‘Transgender’ Group to Give Away ‘Pronoun Pack’ Cookies at NYC Pride Event

NEW YORK — The popular cookie brand Oreo announced on Sunday that it had partnered with the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) to give away “pronoun packs” in recognition of those who identify as “transgender” at PrideFest/WorldPride in New York City. “We’re proud to celebrate inclusivity for all gender identities and expressions. In partnership […]